Internet, TV, phone facility for Rs. 149 per month soon in Andhra
New Delhi, December 10: Andhra Pradesh will soon introduce internet, television and phone facility for Rs 149 per month soon.
Minister for Information and Public Relations Dr. Palle Raghunatha Reddy said that Andhra Pradesh is going to emerge as number one state by introducing AP Fiber Grid system by which people will get internet, television and phone connectivity with a nominal charge of Rs 149 per month.
He was addressing state information ministers’ conference here today.
Heritage said Andhra Pradesh under the leadership of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has emerged as a role model for entire country in using Information Technology along with internet of things (IOT) for real time governance and transparency in implementation of welfare schemes.
The minister said that Andhra Pradesh is ahead in promoting cashless transactions through introducing e-PoS devices in 29,000 fair price shops in the state and also encouraging farmers and farm hands to use the digital money through Rupay card and debit cards.
Raghunatha Reddy said the State government has established command control room and successfully conducted Krishna pushkarams by handling the gathering of crores of people. The Chief Minister took initiative to monitor the big event and crowd management using drone cameras and surveillance cameras and face identification devices to curb the movement of anti-social elements.
He said the Chief Minister has been virtually monitoring the progress of Polavaram project works using drone cameras to complete the project as per the schedule.
Referring to film industry, the minister said Andhra Pradesh Government has taken up effective steps to attract the Telugu film industry from Hyderabad over to Visakhapatnam and other picturesque locations.
He requested the Centre to sanction Film & TV Training Institute at Visakhapatnam for the promotion of TV and Film Industry in Andhra Pradesh. He also requested for Digital Animation Centre at Tirupati.