The Indian Railways has said that they will be providing Wi-Fi-based web services on more trains in the near future. The railways recently offered Wi-Fi web services on the Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express as a pilot project. Also Read - FIR filed against Twitter India again, now over child pornography contentAlso Read - Mi Notebook Pro X to be Xiaomi's most expensive laptop yet, launch tomorrow
Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha informed the Rajya Sabha that the railways was executing the project on other Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto category of trains. “Initially, one Rajdhani and Shatabdi are planned for Wi-Fi facility. By the end of the current financial year, the work will be finalized,” the minister said. Also Read - Ola to offer free oxygen concentrators to the needy
The minister added that the estimated cost of providing Wi-Fi facility in around 50 rakes group of coaches of the selected trains stands at about Rs 98.6 crore.