The Prime Minister asked as to what steps were being taken to address this problem, which, he said, directly affects the common man.
He directed the officials to ensure that the problems in voice connectivity do not extend to data connectivity in the future.
The Prime Minister was apprised of the status of mobile connectivity across the country. He directed officials to explore the possibility of leveraging existing resources, including railway and other communication infrastructure, to provide mobile connectivity in remote, unconnected areas. He emphasized that the targets for digital infrastructure should be synchronized with the targets for the Digital India initiative.