C’wealth Express to reach Patiala today


Prime VIP
Patiala, June 28

Aimed at spreading awareness about the IT among people, targeting the youngsters, besides, promoting the Commonwealth Games 2010, the special exhibition train “The Commonwealth Express” would reach Patiala tomorrow. “The Commonwealth Express” would stay in Patiala for two days i.e. June 29 and 30 and would remain open to visitors between 10 am and 7 pm.

The train would showcase the progress India has so far made in technology during its journey to 49 cities across the country.

The exposition has been conceived by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in association with the Indian Railways. From total of 11 coaches, six have been dedicated to information technology.

In this train, the Department of Information Technology will showcase the capacity and the work done in the country in the area of information and communication technology and the initiatives carried out by the department and its affiliated entities in the fields of e-governance, infrastructure, technology relevant to rural India and language interfacing technology.