“Last year, we had 30 crore internet connections in India. The government is working to achieve the goal of 50 crore internet connections in India by 2018,” Prasad said.
“I am convinced that in the coming 2-3 years, India will become equal to China as an IT market of the world,” the Minister said.
The government has digitally connected 20,000 village panchayats across the country under the Digital India programme.
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