Tourists visiting Daman and Diu will get free Wi-Fi facility from on Sunday with the administration making the service available as part of the Centre’s Digital India programme. Other parts of the Union Territory will also be given access to free Wi-Fi in coming days, Daman and Diu administrator Praful Patel said.
“Free Wi-fi internet service has been made available at many tourist and public places as a step towards Digital India programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” Patel said.
The service has been launched by the Information Technology department of Daman and Diu along with BSNL, Patel said, adding that with this, a user can use data upto 300 MB on mobile handset at a speed of 2 to 4 Mbps.
To start with, the service has been made available in Daman in areas frequented by tourists such as Fort area, Pargola Garden, Bom Church, Moti Daman and Nani Daman Jetty, Devka Beach, Marwad Hospital, Somnath Temple and Jampore Beach.
In Diu, the facility will be available at Nagoa Beach, Khukri, Bandar Chowk, and Jalandhar Guest House.
“Efforts are on to make the whole Daman and Diu free Wi-fi Zone in times to come,” Patel said.