Vidisha : First ever district in India for on ground deployment of innovative 5G

Vidisha : Vidisha, an aspirational district of Madhya Pradesh became the first ever district in India for on ground deployment of innovative 5G use cases offered by startups. A joint initiative by Vidisha District Administration and Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), Department of Telecommunications (DoT) under the guidance of Additional Secretary (Telecom) & Administrator USOF.

To accelerate Digital Transformation across socio-economic verticals, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Under Telecom Startups & MSMEs Mission (TSuM) & 5G Vertical Engagement Partnership Program (VEPP) have been facilitating collaborations of Digital Communication Tech – startups & SMEs to potential user communities State governments, Smart cities, Aspirational districts, vertical industries etc. Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), DoT being pioneer in emerging Digital communication Technologies, is front-ending the “5G use case promotional pilot” for deploying 5G or 4G or IoT innovative solutions of Startups & SMEs at Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh with a focus on Health, Agriculture, Diary, Education & Skill development, benefiting the Vidisha community at large.

Under 5G use case promotional pilot, aforementioned use cases will be deployed at community & district health centers Model Schools, Agri & Dairy Farmers, skill development centers for a period of 1 year and may be extended subsequently as per the need. These digital solutions will also be powered by BharatNet broadband to provide uninterrupted services to user communities of Vidisha. Post to the successful demos of digital solutions on 12th January 2023, purchase cum Service orders and agreements have been signed with C-DOT and 7 Startups in presence of the following dignitaries at Vidisha district collectorate

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