DIT to set up info centres in rural areas

NAGARAJ, Sudha
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January 2005

This article reports on plans for the setting up of ICT-enabled information and service kiosks in villages in New Delhi, by the Department of Information Technology. The kiosks, or 'common service centres', are to be built on a public-private partnership model and will involve a three-tier system of state government, project implementers and village entrepreneurs. The piece also reports on the pricing structure, in which government services are likely to be priced uniformly, with local services customised with varying prices

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