College Students, You May Soon Have Free Wi-Fi in Your Campuses!

Wi-Fi on campus is a step towards the future.

Educational institutions across India country may soon offer free Wi-Fi to their students and staff.

In a letter to the vice-chancellors and heads of all higher educational institutions in the country, the HRD ministry has asked them to contact telecom service providers who are willing to provide internet services for free.

Free Wi-Fi across Indian college campuses, may soon be a reality.Representative image only. Image Courtesy: Flickr
Free Wi-Fi across Indian college campuses, may soon be a reality.Representative image only. Image Courtesy: Flickr

As reported in the Hindustan Times, ministry officials, targeting over 50,000 campuses, nationwide, wrote that, “It is expected that the facility is to be provided by telecom service and internet service providers at their own cost. There shall be no financial implications to the institution.”

Some telecom providers have already expressed interest in this project, which is a part of a larger plan to create digital campuses across India.

For students, free Wi-Fi ensures quick access to academic information, class schedules, and the ability to connect with their peers. Furthermore, smart education techniques can be at the fingertips of anyone and anywhere, which increases digital inclusion.

You may also like:- Govt Plans to Set up 7.5 Lakh Public Wi-Fi Hotspots in Rural India!

Meanwhile, college campuses can leverage wireless connectivity for educational purposes and, at the same time, develop innovative teaching techniques based on collaborative and interactive learning.

Like this story? Or have something to share? Write to us:, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
NEW: Click here to get positive news on WhatsApp!

We at The Better India want to showcase everything that is working in this country. By using the power of constructive journalism, we want to change India – one story at a time. If you read us, like us and want this positive movement to grow, then do consider supporting us via the following buttons.

Please read these FAQs before contributing.

Let us know how you felt

  • love
  • like
  • inspired
  • support
  • appreciate
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive stories daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement