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Broadband as fundamental right will reduce Poverty

Published on June 20, 2022
Current Context: A recent study by analyst firm Nielsen has found that of the 646 million internet users in India, 352 million are in rural areas.
Broadband as fundamental right will reduce Poverty
  • Technological transformations become like an octopus with arms dipping into various sectors complementing and feeding each other.
  • It creates many possibilities in key development sectors like health, logistics, mobility, water, farming, etc.
  • The government has redesigned many development programs with the help of digitals like Digital India, Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, SWAYAM, PM e-Vidya, Svamitva scheme, and many others.
  • UPI, the digital payments infrastructure built by the National Payments Corporation of India has closed gaps in financial inclusion.
  • As per a PwC study, UPI transactions increased at a 785% compound annual growth rate between 2017 and 2020.
  • This leads to having better access to all people, especially in rural areas, and helps in decreasing poverty.
  • Now it has been considered a proposal to make broadband connectivity should be made a fundamental right.
  • Globally many countries like Finland, Estonia, France, Spain, Greece, and Costa Rica where the internet is a basic human right.
  • Connectivity allows entrepreneurship and great ideas to thrive.


Q.1 According to a recent study by Nielsen, India has_______ million internet users in India.
a. 545 Million
b. 646 Million
c. 342 Million
d. 240 Million
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