The Centre has proposed to open 650 pos tal payment banks across the country , out of them 12 will be in Hi machal Pra desh. Union minister of telecom Manoj Sinha after taking review meeting of postal and telecom officials here on Sunday said the first such bank would come up in Shimla. “We are going to open first postal bank in Shimla and rest of them would be planned soon.
This would positively be done by October 2017,“ said Sinha. Minister said government is going to provide high speed internet in one lakh village panchayats.“This will be done in two phases and Himachal will be the part of second phase,“ he said adding that first phase will conclude by 2017 and by 2018 this state will be covered.
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