15th Sep 2021 11:09:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Sep 15: In an effort to boost the network connectivity and to achieve digital mission of the government in Arunachal Pradesh, Power Department is planning to install smart monopole in select towns preferably in the Capital complex or in the State Civil Secretariat as an in-house connectivity as a pilot project.
This decision was taken by the Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein in a meeting with the officers of Power Department and the Indus Towers Limited, one of the largest telecommunication tower providers in the country this evening.
Mein opined that the monopole will boost digital revolution in the State as envisaged in the Pradhan Mantri Digitalization Programme by the Govt of India. It will also boost State Government's e-digital programme like online education, e-governance, e-office etc. The main advantage of the monopole is that the citizens shall enjoy seamless network connectivity and lighting solutions as it will ensure better network connectivity.

Lighting solutions will also provide safety to pedestrians, personal security by reducing mishaps and crimes and road accident, smooth traffic flow during night with added street aesthetics. Each pole will have provision to install other smart elements like CCTV, Public Address System that would save the cost for other projects.
Other benefits of the project is that it will have no financial burden on the state as entire investment shall be done by Indus Towers Limited and State Government will get revenue at mutually agreed rate over next 20 years.

Kenter Joya Riba

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