Both leaders unveiled e-plaques for supply of buses and trucks, inauguration of 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plants, and extension of National Knowledge Network
The two other schemes to be opened by them are 11 water treatment plants in Bhandaria Poursabha in Pirojepur district under the grant financing of the government of India and the National Knowledge Network
(NKN) extension to Bangladesh under NKN extension to SAARC nations, the sources added.
Furthermore, 36 community clinics in five districts, 11 water treatment plants in Bhandaria Pouroshova and the National Knowledge Network
(NKN) Extension to Bangladesh were also inaugurated during the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated four projects including supply of 1100 buses and trucks to Bangladesh, 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plants, and extension of national knowledge network
to Bangladesh, according to Doordarshan, the Public Service Broadcaster of India.
The event was streamed in social media site Facebook to over 50 lakh beneficiaries, including those from common service centres, NIC centres, National Knowledge Network
, BPOs, mobile manufacturing units and MyGov volunteers.
ON January 2, 2018, India has excluded Pakistan from the list of SAARC member countries with which it will be connecting its state-of-the-art National Knowledge Network
(NKN) for sharing scientific databases and remote access to advanced research facilities.
The system can also be interconnected with Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Technology via National Knowledge Network
, which is a multi-gigabit backbone network for high speed data transfer between some educational institutions in India.
To create seamless operating infrastructure, the plan is to have inter-connected network and data centers across the country, and link up with the existing network systems such as State Wide Area Network (SWAN), National Knowledge Network
(NKN) & the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN).
The heads of central universities later brainstormed on improving the quality of faculty, effective use of the National Knowledge Network
and improvement of the visitor- university interface.
A huge domestic manufacturing opportunity in fibre optics is already on the horizon on the back of ambitious government targets to connect 600 million villages, a national knowledge network
programme to connect 2,300 colleges and research institutions, a national e-governance program, 3G and Wimax rollouts and the upcoming UID programme implementation.
India's National Knowledge Network
(NKN), which was proposed jointly by the Office of the PSA and the National Knowledge Commission, will bring all of the nation's stakeholders in science, technology, higher education, health care, agriculture, and governance onto a common platform.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 20 (ANI): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that India wishes to help Afghanistan with the National Knowledge Network
(NKN) programme, an initiative that will allow educational institutes in the war-torn country to connect using high-speed internet.