The Union Ministry also elaborated on the architectural plan for SCoR zone headquarters submitted for scrutiny by the Railways Architect.
The 5G rollout is also expected to bring more development in remote data monitoring in sectors such as mining, warehousing, telemedicine, and manufacturing, among others.
Vaishnaw, during his tour to Puri district, stopped near Birapratappur school where seven-year-old Badri Prasad Panda highlighted the plight of the locals and students.
A train, built at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai, recently is among the best five in the world, he said adding it travelled at a speed of 180 km per hour which amazed the world.
The minister is also concerned about power consumption by mobile towers and called it a big issue.
The minister says this is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for 'Make in India', and his ‘Panchpran’ (five resolves).
Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that telecom companies are busy laying infrastructure and 5G services should be launched by October and then scaled up at a very rapid pace.
The senior citizen, whose name is not known, took offence to used bedsheets and pillows scattered all over the Chair Car coach in Train 12875, which starts at Kacheguda.
Airtel acquired 19,867.8 MHz spectrum by securing a pan-India footprint of 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands and selected purchase of radio waves in the low and mid-band spectrum for Rs 43,039.63 crore.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday said 475 Vande Bharat rakes would be manufactured in four years and 75 of them would be introduced across the country by August 2023.
An earmarked separate reservation counter has also been set up at almost all railway stations for the ‘Divyangjans’ where they can reach their wheelchairs without any hassle.
On Saturday, too, he served an ultimatum to BSNL employees, saying that non-performance would invite compulsory retirement and they would be sent home packing.
With the completion of the auctions for 5G spectrum, India is well on the way to the next level of the telecommunication revolution.
Experts feel BSNL should adopt 5G if it wants the revival plans to be successfully executed
The Rajya Sabha urged the Union Minister to expedite the construction of the new zonal headquarters and initiate all other related activities at the earliest.
Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday said in a written reply in the House that Railways has provided employment to 3,50,204 people between 2014 and 2022.
The harmonisation process, critical for 5G services, brings together a bunch of radio wave holdings within a band into one contiguous block with the consensus of all telecom service providers.
Centre withdraws Data Protection Bill from Lok Sabha, plans new 'set of legislations' in Winter Session
The Bill could be replaced by more than one bill, dealing with privacy and cyber security and the government may bring the new set of bills in the Winter Session of Parliament.
5G services in the country are expected to begin by the first week of October, said telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday.
About 71 per cent of the total spectrum put on the block has been provisionally sold so far, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said on Friday, terming it a good response.