Chandigarh 08th September:- Videocon d2h (NASDAQ, USA: VDTH), India’s fastest growing DTH service, today announced its association with the CSC eGovernance Services India Limited, a SPV under Ministry of Electronics & IT, Government of India for the launch of their CSC services. The Common Service Centre (CSC) scheme is a part of the ambitious Digital India (DI) initiative. The service was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Electronics & IT and Law and Justice of India, in Varanasi today. Videocon d2h is the only DTH player to be chosen for the association to support the larger objective of ‘Digital India’.
The Scheme envisages the setting up of 100,000+ IT-enabled access points to be implemented in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The Common Service Centers (CSCs) have been positioned as front end delivery outlets for delivery of Government as well as Private Sector services. The services will enable the citizens of India to access their digital entertainment through Videocon d2h.
Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman Videocon d2h said that he is honored at our strategic tie up with CSC eGovernance Services India Ltd, Government of India to enable information access to audiences pan India. This is a milestone and is a matter of great pride for us that in the DTH industry we led the way with Make in India and now we are leading the way with Digital India.
Anil Khera, CEO Videocon d2h said that this tie up affirms our commitment to innovate in every aspect of our customer experience. With this tie up we will be able to reach the remotest of villages in the country and thus help the transition of India from the analogue cable regime to a better quality, more transparent digital platform.
Dinesh K Tyagi, CEO CSC eGovernance India Limited said that CSC SPV has entered into an agreement with Videocon d2h for bringing Digital DTH services through CSC centers. This service will enable rural India to avail smart services including Smart English, Smart Games etc and will help overcome the digital divide between rural and urban India.