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Bharti group to invest in data center, digital banking in UP

Lucknow: Vice Chairman of Bharti Enterprises (Airtel) Rakesh Bharti Mittal on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and discussed implementation of Digital India Mission, improvement of communication facilities and investment proposals of Bharti Group in the state.
During the meeting, the CM reiterated his resolve for Ease of Living. He said that it is our effort that every citizen should have access to education and health services in every village, every town and every city of the state. The use of internet technology is the biggest help in this regard.
The CM said that the Prime Minister’s Digital India Mission is an important foundation stone for New UP and New India. As per the vision of the PM paperless banking service is being made available to remote villages in UP.
He said, “We have increased the use of technology in every field like education, health, industry, banking.”
Discussing the importance of technology, Yogi said, “We have implemented Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in many beneficial schemes of the government. With its implementation, the system has become more transparent and the beneficiary is receiving benefits more quickly. Technology became a great support in facing the challenges of the Covid era.
Describing the 5G revolution that the country has been undergoing under the leadership of the PM as a great help in accelerating the pace of building a new India, the CM praised the efforts of Bharti Enterprises for the availability of high-quality communication facilities in UP. He gave them the assurance that the state government would support them in every way it could in their efforts for the betterment of UP.
During the meeting with the CM, Rakesh Mittal said that the group is working on priority to facilitate high-level communication services in a state like UP with a large area and huge population. He was highly impressed by the better implementation of the Digital India Mission in UP under the leadership of the CM.
The CM expressed happiness over the launch of the 5G network and said that it will ensure access to education, health and government services with quality. “This will prove to be very useful in bringing rural areas into the mainstream. This will increase employment opportunities,” he said.
Describing the better law and order and sectoral policies of UP as investment-friendly, the Vice-Chairman of Bharti Enterprises also presented new proposals for investment in UP before the CM. He said that Bharti Enterprises is keen to invest in data centers, digital banking and vocational education in UP and has prepared a complete action plan.
Expressing happiness over this, Yogi assured him of all possible help from the government.
Mittal said that Airtel’s 5G services have partially started in UP. “Very soon all 75 districts of UP will be able to take advantage of 5G high speed internet service,” he said.

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