With the aim of developing infrastructure in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a Rs100 trillion national Gati Shakti master plan for multimodal connectivity that will reduce logistics costs and boost the economy. During the launch, PM Modi said, “Gati Shakti aims to reduce logistics costs, increase cargo handling capacity and reduce lead times. According to the Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA), the leading association for the telecommunications industry, the national master plan will give a major boost to robust digital infrastructure and it has great relevance for the telecommunications industry, including a unified portal. for the approval of infrastructure projects. , intersectoral collaboration with other public services.
The Center has also been very proactive and has taken various timely initiatives to improve the country’s digital infrastructure and these initiatives extend beyond physical infrastructure and also deal with software and infrastructure security as all three aspects are needed in tandem to ensure a robust and secure environment. state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure. TR Dua, Managing Director of the Digital Infrastructure Providers Association, said: “PM Modi’s Gati Shakti master plan is a major impetus to develop a robust telecommunications infrastructure in our country that will play a key role in seamless connectivity, and is the essence of a true “It is imperative to develop advanced network architecture, just like other infrastructure such as water, sewage, railways, roads and transport, etc., because Telecommunications services have now become an integral and essential necessity of our daily life, “he said. 1.5 lakh of village panchayats have been connected to fiber optic networks in the past 7 years , compared to only 60 village panchayats in five years prior to 2014. The need to continue investing in infrastructure development in critical sectors of the economy, particularly the tee sector telecommunications, which has become the bastion of modern economies.
Digitization has become a necessity and no longer a choice. Telecommunications infrastructure will have a much bigger role to play as emerging technology would require densification and tower fabrication to support new applications such as enhanced broadband, IoT applications, AI, VR, AR and blockchain. (ANI)
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