Re-dialling reform: Implementation holds the key to the new telecom policy

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The draft National Digital Communications Policy lays out an ambitious vision for digital communications.The draft sets the following targets for the year 2022: Provisioning of broadband for all; creating 4 million additional jobs in digital communications; enhancing the contribution of the sector to 8 per cent of India’s GDP (from around 6 per cent in 2017); propelling India to the top 50 nations in the Information and Communication Technologies Development Index from a lowly 134 in 2017; and ensuring digital sovereignty. The needs of consumers will be addressed by appointing a new …
Source: Business Standard