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AAP government seeks Singaporean help for setting up wi-fi across Delhi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 12: The AAP government has sought Singapore’s help for setting up a free wi-fi facility across the tiol capital, one of its big-ticket poll promises on which it has made a little progress. The assistance was sought during a meeting that party vice chairman Ashish Khetan had on Saturday with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) “to learn on the issue of citywide public wi-fi, while on a three-day visit to the city state. Earlier, the Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC), an advisory body of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, had written to the IDA, which is under Singapore’s ministry of communications and information “We would love to meet you or any other top executive or officer at IDA that you recommend to learn more about the Singaporean model of governce, especially on the issue of citywide public wi-fi,” the DDC had written. The panel is chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The communication further state “ that “Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government wants to learn from Singapore’s government, private sector, technology experts and political leaders as we attempt to change the paradigm of governce in Delhi. “An efficient administration, holistic development and a feeling of safety security are absolutely necessary for Delhi and we believe that Singapore can help us achieve these goals,” it said. (ians)

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