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NEW DELHI: Bihar, often labeled as India’s most backward state, has created a record by unveiling the world’s longest free Wi-Fi zone in the state capital of Patna.
The free Wi-Fi Internet was unveiled on Wednesday by chief minister Nitish Kumar at the e-Bihar summit in Patna.
The free Wi-Fi area is available in the 20-km zone spanning from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) on Ashok Rajpath to Danapur.
To project a tech-savvy image of the state, the Bihar chief minister also announced to build an IT City over 200 acres at Rajgir.
An infotech park is also planned for the state capital.