After finding mention of his name in Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s speech at Wembley Stadium, state-run BSNL will offer free Internet to Imran Khan of Alwar for developing mobile applications used by students. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called Khan this morning and congratulated him for the noble work he is doing for the students. The Minister also invited Khan to Delhi and informed him about free Internet facility from BSNL. Also Read - BSNL launches a new cheap Rs 499 broadband plan to take on Airtel Xtreme, JioFiber
“Today morning I asked the CMD of BSNL to send the GM of Alwar to meet him. He was traced, I talked to him, congratulated him and told him that the entire country is proud of him for the work he is doing,” Prasad said here. Also Read - BSNL offers 100 minutes free calling with select plans to aid COVID-19, Cyclone Tauktae affected users
Yesterday, Modi referred to Imran Khan who made 50 mobile applications and dedicated them to the students without charging anything. “My India resides in people like Imran Khan,” he has said.
When contacted, Khan said BSNL has put the broadband connection at his place. Khan describes himself on his website as a teacher in Sanskrit Education Department from Rajasthan.
“I am Imran Khan, a teacher in Sanskrit Education Department from Rajasthan. GKTalk is my web portal for educational purpose to provide a support to Hindi medium students,” he said on the website.