Internet Connectivity is backbone for ICT enabled citizen centric and other services. A large geographical area of Jharkhand is covered with forest lands hence there are widely remote areas where no internet connectivity are available. Govt. Of Jharkhand is committed to provide citizen centric services at their door steps through Pragya Kendras available at panchayat level. Approximately 1200 Panchayats were identified where internet connectivity was either not available or very erratic. Govt. of Jharkhad has 7 decided to make arrangement for availability of internet connectivity in these Panchayats by deploying infrastructure for internet connectivity.
Till 8th July, 2016 total 601 Pragya Kendras at such Panchayats have been provided with internet connectivity. Rest are in process.