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English Release 1-October 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • President Congratulates Medal Winners in Asian Games 2014

  • Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan in Rashtrapati Bhavan
  • President Expresses Condolences Over Loss of Lives Due to Crash of Army Helicoper in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
  • New E-Payment Gateway System with Additional Features for Online Booking of Visits to Rashtrapati Bhavan Launched

  • Message to the Nation from the President on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti
  • President Expresses condolences over loss of lives due to collision of trains near Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • President’s Durga Puja Greetings
  • Vice President's Secretariat
  • VICE PRESIDENT RELEASES BOOK “NEHRU GAZING AT TOMORROW” BY DR. H.R.BHARDWAJ
  • Vice President Greets Citizens on Dussehra
  • Vice President Confers ‘Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership, Education, Community & Public Service-2014’ to Shri Saiyid Hamid
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • PM sanctions ex-gratia for victims of train accident near Gorakhpur District, Uttar Pradesh
  • PM expresses condolences over loss of lives due to collision of trains near Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Text of Remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Joint Press Briefing with President Barack Obama
  • English Rendering of Remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Joint Press Briefing with President Barack Obama
  • Joint Statement during the visit of Prime Minister to USA
  • Election Commission
  • Gaming Your Way to Democracy: ECI Launches Video Game to Educate Voters
  • Min of Civil Aviation
  • Hon’ble Minister of Civil Aviation Launched the Massive Cleanliness Campaign under “Swachh Bharat Mission” at Airports across the Country.
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • Ram Villas Paswan undertakes surprise checks to see cleanliness in his Ministry
  • Min of Corporate Affairs
  • CCI issues order against Super Cassettes Industries Limited for abusing dominant position, imposes penalty of Rs. 2.83crores
  • Min of Defence
  • Defence Accounts Department Celebrates Its 267th Anniversary
  • Air Marshal Jajgeet Singh takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge maintenance at Air Headquarters
  • 24th Edition of Ind-Indo Corpat Concludes
  • Min of Earth Science
  • Swachh Bharat Campaign at Ministry of Earth Sciences Launched by Dr. Jitendra Singh Amid A Call to Participate in the Cleanliness Drive Whole Heartedly
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified
  • Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of Government Stocks
  • Different Departments of Ministry of Finance to take Coordinated actions to make Swatchh Bharat Campaign a Great Success; Action Plan Drawn to keep the Office Premises Neat and Clean; Goal is to Provide an Aesthetic and Congenial Working Atmosphere for one and all
  • Due Date of Deposit of Tax Deducted at Source/Tax Collected at Source during the Month of September, 2014 extended from 7th October, 2014 to 10th October, 2014
  • Repayment of 7.56% Government Stock 2014 and 11.83% Government Stock 2014 on November 03, 2014 and November 12, 2014 Respectively
  • Min of Food Processing Industries
  • Swachhta Abhiyaan Launched in Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • “Combine Ram Lila revelry with health checks”: Dr Harsh Vardhan
  • Large turnout on National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Cleanliness Drive in the Ministry of Home Affairs Under ‘Swachh Bharat’ Campaign
  • PIO Card valid for Life Time
  • Show Cause Notices to Associations for not Filing Mandatory Annual Return
  • Min of Human Resource Development
  • Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Releases a Handbook – Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya
  • Min of New and Renewable Energy
  • MOU Signed for First Ever Offshore Wind Power Project in India
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2014
  • Early closure of some Government Offices today
  • The President of India authorises Shri Rajiv as Central Vigilance Commissioner
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • “Mission Swachh Bharat”
  • Daily Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 95.34/bbl on 30.09.2014
  • Min of Power
  • Message of Piyush Goyal on the Eve of Launch of “Swachh Bharat Mission”
  • Power, Coal, MNRE PSUs to Construct 50,000 Toilets in Schools
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Railway Minister Expresses his Profound Grief Over the Loss of Innocent Lives in Train Accident Near Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh
  • Min of Science & Technology
  • Dr. Jitendra Singh launches campaign of ‘Swatchh Bharat Mission’ in the Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Min of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports
  • ‘Punarjagaran’- Mass Awakening Campaign for youth to be launched on 2nd October, 2014
  • India’s Performance on Day 12 of Asian Games 2014
  • Min of Social Justice & Empowerment
  • National Awards for Senior Citizens – Vayoshreshtha Samman 2014 presented
  • Thaawar Chand Gehlot flags off Walkathon on the International Day of Older Persons

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Ministry of Communications & Information Technology08-May, 2013 14:58 IST
Telecom Facility in Naxal Affected Areas

            Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has identified and conveyed 2199 locations to Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for installation of mobile towers in 9 states which are affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and do not currently have any coverage by any service provider.

 

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has already installed Mobile Towers at 363 out of these 2199 locations. State-wise detail of these locations is as follows:

 

S. No.

Name of the State

No. of locations identified by MHA

Towers already commissioned

by BSNL

1

Andhra Pradesh

227

3

2

Bihar

184

0

3

Chhattisgarh

497

351

4

Jharkhand

782

0

5

Madhya Pradesh

22

6

6

Maharashtra

60

3

7

Odisha

253

0

8

Uttar Pradesh

78

0

9

West Bengal

96

0

 

TOTAL

2199

363

 

            The scheme of installation of mobile towers is funded by Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).

            USOF launched a scheme called the Shared Mobile Infrastructure Scheme (SMIS) in May 2007 to provide subsidy support for setting up and managing 7353 infrastructure sites/towers in 500 districts including LWE affected districts spread over 27 States for provision of mobile services in the specified rural and remote areas, where there was no existing fixed, wireless or mobile coverage.  Villages or cluster of villages having population of 2000 or more having no mobile coverage, were taken into consideration for installation of towers under the scheme.  673 mobile towers were targeted in the 11th Five Year Plan under the Scheme in LWE affected districts and all these towers have been installed. Details of these towers are as follows:

S. No.

Name of the State

No. of Towers under shared mobile infrastructure scheme of USOF

 

 

Targeted

Commissioned

1

Andhra Pradesh

27

27

2

Bihar

102

102

3

Chhattisgarh

240

240

4

Jharkhand

162

162

5

Madhya Pradesh

12

12

6

Maharashtra

34

34

7

Odisha

36

36

8

Uttar Pradesh

25

25

9

West Bengal

35

35

 

TOTAL

673

673

 

The details of subsidy disbursed by USOF under shared mobile infrastructure scheme upto 28.2.2013 is as follows:

 S. No.

Name of the State

Subsidy disbursed by USOF under shared mobile infrastructure shceme upto 28.2.2013 (in Rs. crore)

1

Andhra Pradesh

42.33

2

Bihar

11.21

3

Chhattisgarh

30.57

4

Jharkhand

08.34

5

Madhya Pradesh

17.76

6

Maharashtra

30.01

7

Odisha

12.35

8

Uttar Pradesh

35.28

9

West Bengal

04.12

 

Total

191.97

 

In the 12th Plan period, all villages which presently do not have mobile coverage will be provided with connectivity under a scheme funded by USOF.

This information was given by Dr. (Smt.) Killi Kruparani, Minister of State for C&IT in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

**********

 

MV/RK

 


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