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Union Budget 2017: Huawei Pleased With BharatNet And BHIM App Promotion

Union Budget 2017 hugely promotes Digital India initiative with various measures towards BHIM app and BharatNet promotion.


Updated:February 1, 2017, 6:17 PM IST
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Union Budget 2017 hugely promotes Digital India initiative with various measures towards BHIM app and BharatNet promotion.

With the Union Budget 2017, the government of India is all set to give a huge boost to the broadband connectivity across the country with Rs 10,000 crore allocated to BharatNet.

"We at Huawei Telecommunications India are pleased to note that the current budget strongly supports the progressive vision of a Digital India set by Hon’ble Government. The allocation of Rs 10,000 crore towards BharatNet will give an overall boost to broadband connectivity in the country. The success of the BHIM app and announcements related to its promotion, Aadhar based swipe machines, and tax exemption to those who use Aadhar based POS machines, will all help accelerate acceptance of digital payments. Furthermore, initiatives like ‘Digital Village’ and ‘Digi-Gaun’ will significantly extend the benefits of digitisation to rural India and contribute to a Better Connected India" said Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India

Also read: Union Budget 2017: Panasonic India Believes Dependency on Imports Will be Reduced

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