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Nandan Nilekani, Sam Pitroda to monitor National Optic Fibre Network project
Wednesday, 8th June 2011

The Government has set up a high level committee, including Mr Sam Pitroda and Mr Nandan Nilekani, to monitor the implementation of the National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) project.

Under the project, the Government is looking to lay optic fibre cable network across the country to boost broadband uptake.
Core team

A core team comprising executives from public sector units with optic fibre already in the ground including BSNL, RailTel and PowerGrid have been constituted. Representatives from C-DOT and Universal Services Obligation fund are also part of this team which is working out the details of implementing the project including revenue generation and technology issues.
Publication : Hindu Businessline


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