The government has undertaken ‘Ghar tak Fibre’ project to extend optical fibre connectivity to villages across India under BharatNet initiative.

Initially, the government will be inaugurating the project in Bihar, followed by other states. To this end, it aims to provide fibre to the home (FTTH) broadband internet connectivity to 45,945 villages of Bihar, where Wi-Fi and FTTH through BharatNet is functional.

The project will be executed by combined efforts of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and Common Service Centres (CSC) through CSC’s Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) from gram panchayat (GPs).