The Bihar government on Wednesday launched an ambitious programme to provide free WiFi facilities in colleges and universities.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar formally launched free WiFi facilities for students on the occasion of Bihar Divas celebrations here.
He said free Wi-Fi facility in college and university campuses was part of the seven decisions of the Grand Alliance government in Bihar to promote governance.
“The objective is to provide free Wi-Fi facility to help youths to move ahead in life and to become digital smart.”
He said Internet had become a part and part of daily life.
Earlier, Nitish Kumar said youths, particularly students, should use this facility to download books instead of films.
To give free WiFi services is among the ‘seven resolves’ of good governance under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. “Incubation centre is being established in different educational institutions in the state to help young entrepreneurs”, he said.
During the launch, Nitish Kumar also told that his government is focused when it comes to work towards the growth and development of the state and has launched various schemes. One of such initiative taken by the Bihar government helps out young entrepreneurs to set up their venture
Emphasising on the need to provide free WiFi services in college and universities, CM said that students need study material on day to day basis and with the availability of internet it will be easier to download study material and keeping in mind the need of internet in educational institutions the government decided to launch the initiative.