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Government always talks about Digital India, but why is the budget not in digital format and instead read out?

Asked 2018-02-01 13:48:20 by Armaan Pandit

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As of now, the Government of India is not thinking to present Budget in a digital format. It might be due to security reasons. So budget is printed on white paper with black ink for visual clarity.

What is BharatNet Project?

Asked 2018-02-01 13:40:59 by Anonymous

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BharatNet project aims to to provide high-speed broadband internet to all panchayats by March 2019. With this project, the government will connect 1.5 lakh panchayats through 10 lakh kilometres of optical fibre. In his budget speech, FM Jaitley announced that under phase 1, one lakh gram panchayats have already been connected.

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