October 11, 2018

Claim: Prior to 2014, 59 panchayats of the country were connected with optical fibre, today it has reached more than 1 lakh panchayats. In 2014, there were 83,000 CSCs (common service centres), the number today has reached 3 lakh. The government is working to provide more than 32,000 Wifi hotspots in the rural areas of the country: PM

Fact: Partly true. As of May 2014, India had 119,517 connected Common Service Centres, not 83,000 as the PM claimed.

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