Andhra Pradesh: Internet to become a fundamental right of the people

Visakhapatnam: IT and panchayat raj minister Nara Lokesh said the Internet will soon become a fundamental right of people in Andhra Pradesh with every household provided with the Internet, WiFi, and television facility through fibre grid for just Rs 149 per month.

According to the report published in the Deccan Chronicle, the minister was attending FICCI women entrepreneurs meet where he sad that the state government was resolving issues through real-time governance. In this context, he cited an example of Titli cyclone and said that all the relief and restoration activity, as well as payment of compensation, was completed in 25 days.

He said that Rayalaseema districts would turn into a manufacturing hub with automobile majors like Kia Motors already set up their unit in Anantapur while Visakhapatnam was becoming an IT hub with the establishment of Fintech Valley.

He said, “Anantapur will have the world’s biggest automobile manufacturing facility and the first car of Kia will roll out in just 15 months and electric vehicles would be used on a large scale while the biggest solar power project had already come up in Kurnool.”

“Thanks to technology, growth in agriculture could be achieved despite deficit rainfall. Though there was a 28.5 per cent deficit in rainfall in 2016, the state achieved 14 per cent growth and 25.6 per cent growth last year in spite of a 13.6 per cent deficit rainfall.”