Kerala becomes First state to declare Internet as Basic Right

 March 18 2017 at 12:05   41    Internet as Basic Right Kerala

Kerala becomes First state to declare Internet as Basic Right

               Kerala becomes the first state to declare internet as Basic Right. Because of this announcement, internet will also become the basic right like food, water and education. Kerala government has announced an initiative in this budget to provide free internet connections to 20 lakh citizens and also extend the broadband connectivity to almost every house in the state. While talking about this, Kerala Finance Minister said, "'This project is named K-Fon. Within 18 months of time this project is expected to be implemented and it has been allocated a sum of Rs 1,000 crore". It is to be noted that United Nations alredy directed "Every country in this world should add internt in its basic rights list".

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