PAN AFRICAN e-NETWORK PROJECT

Providing the adequate educational facilities and affordable healthcare to citizens are two prominent concerns of many developing countries.Technological improvements in terms of communication infrastructure for delivering quality education and healthcare uniformly,across length and breadth of the country is a key factor in the progress of any country.Efforts in delivering education and healthcare from resourceful urban areas/developed countries to inaccessible remote/rural areas have yielded fruitful results in terms of access to the quality services in time and cost effective manner.

Inspired by recent advances in the provision of healthcare and medical education through the use of information and communication technology,nothing India?s long history of assisting in capacity building programmes and recognizing that Africa-India cooperation can play a major role in harnessing the benefits of globalization for mutual advantage,the former President of India Dr.APJ.Abdul Kalam,during the inaugural session of the Pan-African Parliament held at Johannesburg on 16th September 2004 ,proposed in his address to connect all the 53 nations of the African Union by a satellite and a fiber optic network that would provide communication for Tele-education,Tele ? medicine,Internet,Video conferencing and VoIP services and also support e-Governance,e-Commerce, infotainment, resources mapping,meterological services etc.

As a follow up to the initiative taken by Dr.Kalam,the ministry of External Affairs,Govt of India proceeded to setup an e-Network now called Pan African e-Network.

The Pan African e-Network project is being funded by the Government of India with an approved budgetary cost of INR 5429 Million i.e.over US$125 Million.The Ministry of External Affairs,Govt.of India has been designated as the Nodal Ministry.TCIL has been designated as the turnkey Implementing Agency.In this capacity,TCIL's role is to design the network,procure & install the equipment,provide consultancy to the Ministry of External affairs,Government of India on all matters related to the project.

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