Kolkata: To make the students in the State more tech-friendly, the West Bengal Higher Education department has decided to launch free WiFi service in all government colleges in the State. In the first phase, the service would be launched in 60 government colleges, the Education Minister, Partha Chatterjee said.
The government has already allotted funds worth Rs 25 crore to the University of Calcutta for developing the required infrastructure. After Sabuj Sathi cycles, Kanyashree scholarship, free shoes in primary schools, the free WiFi service in colleges is another feather in Bengal’s cap.
Admission procedure in colleges across the State are carried out online now.