Karnal panchayats to have Wi-Fi ‘chaupals’

The Fact News Service

Karnal, October 31

All gram panchayats in Karnal district are all set to have Wi-Fi chaupal facility to provide affordable internet access to village residents.

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will dedicate the Wi-Fi chaupal facility to all gram panchayats on November 1 through video-conferencing.

With the inauguration, Karnal would become the first district of the state to have Wi-Fi chaupals in all panchayats, said the authorities.

Out of total of 382 gram panchayats in the district, Wi-Fi chaupal facility has been started in 193 panchayats. The sites in 288 panchayats have been readied and Wi-Fi equipment are being installed there. The authorities claim that the facility would be started there by the end of this month.