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Govt extends broadband internet service to all local levels centres

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B360 May 27, 2024, 1:54 pm
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KATHMANDU: The government has successfully extended broadband internet service to the centres of all local levels across the country.

This information was disclosed by Finance Minister Barsha Man Pun while presenting the Economic Survey for 2023/24 at the House of Representatives meeting on Sunday.

Broadband internet access has been provided to the centres of 5,951 wards at the local levels.

Additionally, 4,272 health centres and 5,341 community secondary schools have been equipped with this service.

This expansion has facilitated uniformity in the website format across all local levels. A total of 63 bodies, associated with 263 local levels, have launched their websites.

Currently, 838 virtual machines are in operation for the use of IT systems in 340 government agencies that utilise cloud service.

As of the end of Falgun 2080 (March 13, 2024), the registration of daily newspapers stood at 765, biweekly at 39, and weekly at 298.

To date, a total of 7,997 newspapers have been registered, with Nepali language newspapers dominating the media landscape with 5,376 registrations, while there are only two newspapers in Rai language.

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