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Internet users in the country expected to go up to 50 crore : Prasad

The Minister also said that there are about 95 crore Aadhar card holders in the country which can reap the benefits of many schemes to promote good governance.

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Publish Date: Jan 18 2016 3:07PM | Updated Date: Jan 18 2016 3:07PM

Internet users in the country expected to go up to 50 crore : Prasad

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad monday said that  number of Internet users in the country is expected to go up to 50 crore, from the present over 40 crore, in next 5-8 months.

 

“The number of people using Internet has crossed 40 crore in the country at present. I am expecting this number to go up to 50 crore in next 5-8 months.According to our estimate, out of these, 70 per cent people are going to access Internet through mobile phones,” Prasad said at an Indore Management Association function.

 

The Minister also said that there are about 95 crore Aadhar card holders in the country which can reap the benefits of many schemes to promote good governance.