Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on 14 September 2015 announced to set up Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation to implement the Union Government’s Bharatnet scheme. The announcement was made in the state legislature.
The corporation will be established at an estimated cost of 3000 crore rupees and will oversee the linkage of 12524 villages in the state through optical fibre network.
Other initiatives announced by Jayalalitha
• Specially designed wheel chairs will be given to 911 differently- abled persons who are victims of spinal cord diseases and injuries at a cost of 1.92 crore rupees.
• Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) to all households in Tamil Nadu, making use of the Internet Service Provider (ISP) license obtained by the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation. Its objective is to provide quality internet service to all households in the state.
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