[Economy Lecture] GS3: Communication & IT Infrastructure: Digital India Mission & Spectrum Auction 2015

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India Yearbook
  1. Prologue
  2. L7/P9: IT infrastructure: Digital India Mission, E-Kranti
  3. L7/P10: Communication Infrastructure: Spectrum Auction 2015


  • On 5th May 2015, my the session on IT communication infrastructure.
  • Total about 1:15 hours, split into 2 parts.
  • PowerPoint of the lecture, available at mediafire.com/folder/2bb433i58hp2v/General_Studies_Mrunal
  • Medium of instruction- Hindi.
  • English version not possible for the moment, because I’m required to teach at this batch, in Hindi/Gujarati only. Besides, same content is available in English-text articles or English PPTs on the site.

L7/P9: IT infrastructure: Digital India Mission, E-Kranti

Digital India Mission

  1. Digital India mission: 9 pillars- Broadband Highway, Public Internet, Universal Mobility, E-Governance, E-Kranti, Info. to all, ZERO import, IT jobs and Early Harvest programs
  2. E-Kranti project: sub-modules
  3. Mock question for mains: Discuss the importance of Digital India mission to bridge divide between India vs Bharat / Rural vs Urban India
  4. Mock question for mains: To reap India’s demographic dividend, its existing society & economy must be transformed into digital empowered society and knowledge economy respectively. Discuss the significance of Digital India mission in this context.
  5. List of self-study topics from India Yearbook Chapter 8 on Communication and IT
  6. Additional measures to improve broadband penetration in India
  7. Involving private sector for internet penetration: White-Fi, Internet.org, Solar drones, Helium balloons and net neutrality.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/z02VrePzpeI

L7/P10: Communication Infrastructure: Spectrum Auction 2015

Spectrum Auction

  1. Spectrum related theory- various bandwidths and their real life applications
  2. 2G scam, National telecom Policy 2012: salient features of
  3. Spectrum auction 2015: mechanism, benefits and challenges from Government, companies and customers’ point of view.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/vxN1SBltMpA

Visit youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel For more lectures on UPSC General Studies.

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So far 10 Comments posted

  1. Kunal

    Thanx a lot sir. would you be covering IYB-2015 also ?

  2. Sudheer


    Ask for
    iyb 2015

    Mrunal sir had already covered
    Imp points of the book.
    Even he explained
    Topics which came under
    Self study.

    Just follow his
    Economy section video..

  3. santhosh

    please post latest power point presentation of geography lectures….
    world geography etc

  4. Ravi

    Dear and respected sir please stop giving lectures and please start posting articles as before. Thanking you!

  5. raj

    mrunal bhai , plz make it clear that r u going to posting articles on eco survey and iyb or not

  6. adarsh chourasia

    What is your Message? Search before asking questions & confine discussions to exams related matter
    thnx sir.don’t annoy mrunal sr

  7. shivangi

    respected sir….plz start giving all this information in article form as earlier…it was much easier to load……because lectures do not get properly loaded bcoz of poor net connectivity in some parts of country…..its a request sir…:( thanks.

  8. garima

    No updation …..where are you sir????

  9. renth

    sir everyone cannot afford speed internet to stream your lectures or download.this page is going worst as it focus only on rich student who can afford speed internet. please do it like the old way i.e posting article.no offence

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