National Broadband Mission

Enabling Broadband connectivity across the country is essential to bridge the Digital divide between rural-urban and rich-poor. This will also promote e-governance, transparency, financial inclusion and ease of doing business. In the above context, the Department of Telecommunications is taking an important step by launching the National Broadband Mission with a vision to provide affordable and universal access of Broadband to all.In order to operationalize 'Broadband for All' a “National Broadband Mission” or “Rashtriya Broadband Abhiyan”needs to be set up to secure universal broadband access. The objective of this document is to outline the need, objectives, functions and the proposed structure of the National Broadband Mission.