WiFi at Railway Stations in India: 5500 Stations to Be WiFi Enabled in Next 6–8 Months, All 6500 Stations by 2020, Says Piyush Goyal
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Stockholm, October 23: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that in the next six to eight months, 5500 railway stations across India will be under WiFi zone and all 6500 stations across the nation will be Wi-Fi enabled by 2020. During his address in Stockholm during the Indo-Swedish Joint Commission, the Minister informed that at present, 5150 railway stations in India are already WiFi-enabled. Piyush Goyal Steps in to Resolve the Ongoing Stalemate Between Restaurants And Food Aggregators.

While addressing the CEOs of large companies during the India Sweden Business Leaders Roundtable in Stockholm, Goyal spoke on ways to strengthen India-Sweden economic and trade cooperation. Goyal said the government will protect the interest of domestic industry and the people of India before entering into any free-trade agreement.

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"When made in Sweden is costly, but same technology when made in India, it becomes cost-effective. Discussions over various aspects are underway on how Sweden&India can use Sweden and Indian innovations to serve Indians and others across the globe", Goyal was quoted by ANI.

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Goyal, who is also the Commerce and Industry Minister, is in Stockholm on October 23 to attend the 19th Session of the Indo-Swedish Joint Commission for Economic, Industrial and Scientific Cooperation. The session will be co-chaired by Anna Hallberg, Minister of Foreign Trade, Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and Piyush Goyal, Commerce and Industry Minister, Government of India.

According to reports, there is significant potential for enhancing bilateral collaboration in key areas like green technologies, renewable energy, smart infrastructure, healthcare and defence.