Union Minister at Balasore Site

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Union Minister Vaishnaw Announces Rs 2 Crore For Villages Near Balasore Train Accident

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on June 20, visited the Bahanaga Bazaar, a small station in Balasore district of Odisha where one of India's deadliest train accident happened recently. " I have come to thank the people of Bahanaga village," said Vaishnaw. He also announced Rs 2 crores for development of Bahanaga Village and Bahanaga Hospital, which accommodated injured during the tragic triple train accident.

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 - 07:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union government, Balasore Train Accident, villages, development work, Ashwini Vaishnaw

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Indian Railways Ministry

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Railway Ministry Recommends CBI Probe Into Odisha Balasore Train Accident

Days after the tragic Odisha Triple Train Accident, the Union Railway Ministry ordered a CBI probe into the accident. The recommendation came after a meeting held by Union Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. "Keeping in mind the situation and circumstances under which the accident took place, and the administrative information gathered so far, the Railway Board is recommending that further inquiry be undertaken… read-more

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 09:37 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAYS, union ministry, Odisha Triple Train Accident, cbi probe, Ashwini Vaishnaw

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Mobile Towers

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Union Govt Approves Rs 26,000 Crore For 25,000 Mobile Towers Installation

The Telecom Minister of India Ashwini Vaishnaw announced that PM Modi-led Central Government approved Rs 26,000 crores for the installation of 25,000 mobile towers in 500 days. The official announcement was made after the conclusion of Digital India Conference of State IT Ministers', on October 4. The Universal Services Obligation Fund will provide financial support, and will be implemented by Bharat Broadband Network, enhancing telecom… read-more

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Govt, Mobile Towers, Telecom Services, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Broadband

Courtesy: The Hindu

Ashwini Vaishnaw

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India To Roll Out 5G Services By Oct 12: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, said that India will most likely roll out 5G services by October 12. He also said that, after 5G’s roll out, it is expected to reach every part of the country within two to three years. He also said that it is significant to make 5G services affordable. The 5G roll out has been in works for years. 

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 07:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: 5G, Jio, Airtel, Ashwini Vaishnaw, tech news

Courtesy: ANI


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Ashwini Vaishnaw Asks Telecom Service Providers To Prepare For Rollout Of 5G

The government has sent spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers, instructing them to prepare for the country's 5G launch. "5G update: Spectrum assignment letter issued. Requesting TSPs to prepare for 5G launch," Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister for Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, remarked. With this spectrum allocation, India is nearing the end of the process of deploying high-speed 5G cellular… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 03:19 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ashwini Vaishnaw, 5G, telecom service providers, India, 5G launch

Ashwini Vaishnaw

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5G Services In India Expected To Begin In October; Services To Remain Economical: Ashwini Vaishnaw

5G services in India are likely to begin in October, according to Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. "The Indian telecom market is the most affordable in the world. I hope that trend will continue even in 5G," he stated. The Union minister also indicated that the level of radiation is ten times lower than in the United States and Europe, putting an end… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 12:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: 5G, India, Ashwini Vaishnaw, affordability, Networks

Courtesy: India today

Chittorgarh Railway Station

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Chittorgarh Railway Station To Be Renovated With Top-Notch Amenities: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Indian Railways is renovating railway stations around the country to improve passenger comfort and convenience. The Adarsh Station Scheme is upgrading and modernizing stations in response to the need for improved passenger facilities at stations. In a recent public address, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw promised to transform the Chittorgarh station… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 06:43 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Chittorgarh, Railway Station, renovation, world class facilities, Ashwini Vaishnaw

Courtesy: Zee news

5G Spectrum

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Union Minister Addresses Indian 5G Opportunity, Says 5G Spectrum Roll Out Soon

The Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw addressed the "Indian 5G Opportunity" and said, the rollout of the 5G spectrum is expected to start in October. He further added, that within a year or two, India should have a significant presence in the country. Notably, India is aiming for… read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 12:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: 5G spectrum, Union Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Internet, India

Ashwini Vaishnaw

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Union Cabinet Approves Rs 1.64 Lakh To BSNL's Revival

Union Cabinet has approved Rs 1.64 lakh crore package for a state-owned telecom company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) revival, confirmed Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. In the Lok Sabha, Vaishnaw said, the revival package has three elements to improve services, de-stress the balance sheet, and an expansion of fibre network. Furthermore,the government will make administrative allocations to offer 4G services and convert Rs 33,000… read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 09:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: bsnl, Telecom Services Revival, Union cabinet, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Approve Budget

Courtesy: Live Mint


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Day 2 Of 5G Auction To Be Held On July 27; Day 1 Closed With Over ₹ 1.45 Lakh Cr Bids

The largest spectrum auction in India for 5G airwaves valued at Rs 4.3 lakh crore will take place on July 27. On day 1 of the auction, which ended on July 26, four rounds were completed, with bids for 5G airwaves surpassing Rs 1.45 lakh crore. Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw predicted the auction will likely be finished by July 27 and intends to… read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 02:21 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: 5G, Auction, Bid, Telecom Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw

Courtesy: NDTV