Bharat Internet Utsav successfully concluded with overwhelming participation showcasing transformative power of internet

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Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the “Bharat Internet Utsav”, a celebration that brought together citizens from all corners of the nation to share their stories/videos about how the internet has transformed their lives. The event conducted in collaboration with MYGOV for 45 days (07.07.2023 to 21.08.2023), witnessed an overwhelming response with over 24,000 participations highlighting the profound impact of the internet on socio-economic development.

The DoT in partnership with MYGOV, extends its deepest gratitude to every participant who shared their stories/videos to the Bharat Internet Utsav. The sheer volume   (24,128 entries) reflects the widespread recognition of the internet’s impact on individual lives, communities, and the nation’s progress as a whole.

Since its launch on July 7, 2023, the Bharat Internet Utsav garnered an extraordinary influx of stories/videos from individuals, communities, and organizations across India. These heartwarming videos showcase on how the internet has become an integral part of daily life, enabling progress, connectivity and knowledge-sharing like never before. The event captured stories that spanned diverse sectors, ranging from education and healthcare to entrepreneurship and cultural preservation

As the event concludes, the evaluation process to select the most impactful stories/videos has begun. The jury will meticulously review each submission to determine the winners. As a part of appreciation participants will be felicitated as:

A)   Best three (3) stories/videos will be given certificate and cash prize of Rs.15,000, Rs.10,000 and Rs.5000 respectively.

b)        Rs. 1,000 cash prize along with certificate will be given to one best story/video from each state/UTs.

c)         In addition, 10 more best stories/videos will get the appreciation certificate.

d)        These stories/videos shall be displayed on various social media handles of Ministry of Communications, Government of India.

The overwhelming success of the Bharat Internet Utsav reaffirms the Department of Telecommunication’s commitment to provide secure, reliable, and affordable telecommunications services to every citizen, ensuring that the benefits of the digital age reach the farthest corners of the country.

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