Recently Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) has started providing high-speed internet service in some remote tribal settlements inside Nilambur forest of Kerala.
High-speed Internet access has been provided in tribal settlements with the help of Long-range Wi-Fi Technology.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan
The ‘Jan Shikshan Sansthan’ scheme was earlier known as ‘Shramik Vidyapeeth’. It is an initiative taken for skill development in rural areas. This scheme is being implemented from the year 1967 through a network of NGOs all over the country.
- To improve the vocational skills and technical knowledge of illiterate and newly literate persons having primary education up to class VIII and dropping out from class VIII onwards.
- To create a pool of master trainers working in the department/agencies of skill development through training and orientation programmes.
- To expand the scope of knowledge and understanding of social, economic and political systems and to create awareness of the environment.
- Promoting national values and harmonizing with national programmes.
- Promoting self-employment including credit and facilitating financial assistance to target groups through membership of credit and aid associations.
- This Wi-Fi works on 5GHz frequency. In this, internet is provided at a speed of 100 Mbps with the help of 5 towers.
- For this, the servers are set up in such a way that at least 250 users can access the Internet simultaneously.
- High-speed internet can be provided up to 100 km without any interruption through long-range Wi-Fi technology.
Source – The Hindu