Friday, 28 August 2015
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  • Important Notice : Corrigendum to the list of shortlisted applicants for the interviews for the post of Executive Trainee through GATE-2015 notified on 25th June, 2015 has been uploaded on the BBNL website. Please visit http://bbnl.nic.in/content/page/vacancies.php for the revised list.

  • List of the 3019 Active Gram Panchayats as on 24.08.2015 under NOFN has been uploaded on BBNL website. The list can be seen by clicking the link 'Active GPs' on the home page of www.bbnl.nic.in.  

About BBNL

Bharat Broadband Network Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle set up under Companies Act by Government of India with an authorized capital of Rs. 1000 Cr. It has been mandated to create the National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) in India.

 

A total of around 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats spread over 6,600 Blocks and 641 Districts are to be covered by laying incremental fiber. The timeline for this ambitious project is two years. The project cost is estimated to be about 20,000 Cr which will be funded by the USO fund.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What is the National Optical Fibre Network? Ans: This is part of the Digital India initiative of the Government of India. NOFN is envisaged as a non-discriminatory Telecom infrastructure which will bridge the gap in rural access.... Read more
Q2: What is digital India? Ans: Digital India is an initiative of the Government of India to integrate the government departments and the people of India to ensure effective governance... Read more
Q3: What are the major highlights of National Optical Fiber Project (NOFN)? Ans: The major highlights are ... Read more
  • Digital India
  • Department of Telecommunications
  • usof
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
  • RailTel Corporation of India Ltd.
  • National Informatics Centre
  • Centre for Development of Telematics, Telecom Technology Centre of Govt. of India
  • Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd.
  • Tenders India
  • Telecom Sector Skill Council
  • Tenders India
  • http://swachhbharat.mygov.in/
  • http://www.nvsp.in/