Reliance Jio Infocomm that shacked up the Indian telecom sector signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nagpur University to provide free Wi-Fi access for educational purpose. As per the MoU, Reliance Jio will offer Wi-Fi services at all the properties including affiliate colleges that fall under the jurisdiction of Nagpur University.
With this new initiative, all the teaching and non-teaching departments would be Wi-Fi enabled in Nagpur University and its affiliated colleges. As per the company, it would take not less than 3 months to completely set up Wi-Fi facility in this university. Reliance Jio would be issuing Jio 4G SIM cards to all the students, teaching and non-teaching staff.
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Jio Targeting Next Generation User:
Though the campus is already equipped with high-speed internet, Reliance Jio will serve as the standby in case the lines break down for any unanticipated reason. As per the authorities at Nagpur University, Reliance Jio has not asked for any special permission to set up Reliance towers. If the telecom company wants to set up towers, it will be as per the guidelines and charged for the same.
As a norm, each student of the Nagpur University should take principal’s approval to avail free Wi-Fi facility provided by Reliance Jio Infocomm. In a statement, Mr SP Kane, Vice Chancellor, Nagpur University said that the students will be able to access vast knowledge in education and research areas through the high-speed internet. Moreover, the students will be trained in online skill-based courses for exploring job opportunities.
Teachers’ Day Jio Scheme:
Speaking on this occasion, Mr Bala Subramaniam Iyer, Vice President, Reliance Jio Infocomm, said: The group’s Teachers’ Day Jio Scheme is committed to fulfilling PM Modi’s dream of development in the education sector. The latest move will position Jio as a brand among four lakh students and hundreds of Nagpur University officials. In simple terms, Reliance Jio is targeting the next generation user! What a Jio sir Ji!
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