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USOF and BSNL to provide high-speed internet access to northeastern India
The digital divide is a major barrier to fully realizing the dream of Digital India. Discuss the role of government’s steps in reducing the digital divide in the country. (150 Words)
- Introduce by defining digital divide and provide data for the same
- Through a brief diagram show various reasons for the digital divide
- Enumerate the impact of the digital divide on society at multiple levels. Eg. its impact on government service delivery, financial inclusion, bringing inequality etc.
- Describe various government steps in reducing the digital divide like Bharat Net Program, Universal Service Obligation Fund
- Way Forward / Conclusion
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