A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Jamia Milia Islamia and Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to turn the campus into a 100 per cent Wi-Fi zone, the university said in a statement on Wednesday.
For the upgradation of Wi-Fi facilities in the campus, the ministry has sanctioned Rs 8.75 crore
- “Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Talat Ahmad has signed a MoU with the MHRD, Government of India, University Grants Commission, and National Informatics Centre Services Inc. (NICSI) for up gradation of Wi-Fi facilities on the university campus. The MHRD sanctioned Rs.8.75 crores for making the campus completely Wi-Fi,” the university said in a statement.
- “With this move, the reach of Wi-Fi on JMI campus will be scaled-up from existing 40 per cent to almost 100 per cent. Moreover, it will enable high speed wireless access to internet and intranet resources to Jamia faculty, research scholars, students, staff, official visitors and university guests on any-where-any-time basis across the administrative and academic zones on campus,” it further said.
The MHRD should pay a consultancy fee of 5 per cent to NICSI for the
“augmentation of the Wi-Fi facility”.