Acknowledging technology progress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the country embraced sharing economy with aggregators displacing regular businesses. Since analytics, IoT and AI were changing the world, the Government proposed to set up data centre parks throughout the country.
All public institutions at gram panchayat levels would be provided with digital connectivity. Fibre-to-home through BharatNet would link 1 lakh gram panchayats this fiscal itself, she said. An allocation of Rs 6,000 crore would be allocated for BharatNet.