Telangana Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao said that all households in Telangana will have broadband internet connection by December next year. Commenting on the issue, Telangana Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao told the media, “As the Mission Bhageeratha work, aimed at providing drinking water connection to every household, is scheduled to be completed on time there is a need to speed up the work to provide internet connection as well.” As per reports, under the Digital Telangana project, fibre cables are being laid along water pipelines to ensure broadband internet connectivity to every household.
The minister discussed the issue related to funds required for the project, the financial assistance being provided by the central government under Bharat Net and also the money required from the state government. “With internet connection to every house, healthcare and education in rural areas will undergo revolutionary changes,” he added.