Source: Yougle Bhaskar (Dainik Bhaskar-04-May-2018)
BharatNet is the World’s largest rural broadband connectivity project to connect 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats (GPs) by Optical Fibre Cable (OFC), Radio and Satellite. It aims to bridge the connectivity gap in rural areas and forms the first pillar of Digital India Programme in rural India. The project is being implemented by the Government of India through Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL).
BharatNet provides broadband connectivity from Block to Gram Panchayats (GPs) to various Service Providers like Telecom Service providers, Internet Service Providers, Cable Operators etc. using which they can deliver their services like Internet, mobile telephony, cable TV etc to the people in rural areas. Government agencies will also use this network to deliver their e-Governance and other services such as Tele-medicine, e-Education etc to the people in Rural areas. BharatNet has already reached to 1 lakh Gram Panchayats and aims to cover all the 2.5 lakh GPs in the country by December-2018. The network will also provide Wi-Fi Hot-spots in all GPs by 2019.
“BharatNet Logo” Design Contest is an initiative of the Department of Telecommunication/ BBNL to make the citizens participate in this development process by giving them an opportunity to design a logo for BharatNet. The selected Logo may be used by BBNL on its official stationery, website, social media etc. Through this contest, the participants are encouraged to design and upload the image of BharatNet logo (having minimum resolution of 300 dpi) on MyGov Platform. The images can be captured using any digital device, including smartphones and should be submitted in jpg or jpeg file format. The participant must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of the submitted logo. After submission, the copyright of the logo will be with BBNL. Please read the terms and conditions of the contest carefully.
The selected winner will be given a cash award of Rs 50,000/-. Five consolation prizes, Rs 10,000/ each will also be given.
Last date of submission of entries is 15th May, 2018 by 11:00 P.M.
Click here to read the Terms and Conditions.