Indian Railways is doing its every bit to promote Digital India initiative. It had been providing free Wi-Fi at railway stations for passengers. As per the latest data, as many as 723 Railway stations have been provided with free public Wi-Fi. Today, railway minister Piyush Goyal asked the officials to provide free Wi-Fi at 2000 railway stations as soon as possible.
In a high-level review meeting with the entire Railway Board, all General Managers of Zonal Railways and Divisional Railway Managers, Goyal gave directions for the roadmap of forthcoming January-March 2019 quarter asking officials to work towards completion of the goals as soon as possible.
Mentioning that the 723 Railway stations provided with wi-fi have proved very useful to the public, the minister directed that such wi-fi facility should be provided in at least 2000 Railway stations across the country in the near future and all stations ultimately.
He said that Division Railway Managers will be suitably awarded for early completion of wi-fi works at stations. Read More