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West Bengal gets Internet Exchange Points at Durgapur and Bardhaman | Daily Current Affairs Dose

West Bengal gets Internet Exchange Points at Durgapur and Bardhaman | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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West Bengal gets Internet Exchange Points at Durgapur and Bardhaman | Daily Current Affairs Dose

West Bengal got two new Internet Exchange Points (IXP) of National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) at Durgapur and Bardhaman on today 10 July 2022.

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Internet exchanges in states are expected to contribute to the enhancement and improvement of Internet and Broadband services in West Bengal and neighbouring regions, ISPs will benefit with improved internet services offered by them to its end users, bringing about a change in the lives of the people.

West Bengal gets two Internet Exchange Points: Inaugurated by

Two new internet exchanges were inaugurated in West Bengal by Rajiv Chandrashekhar, Union Minister of State, Electronics and Information Technology.

About National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)

National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) is a not-for-profit organization under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013, and was registered on 19th June, 2003. NIXI was set up for peering of ISPs among themselves for the purpose of routing the domestic traffic within the country, instead of taking it all the way to US/Abroad, thereby resulting in better quality of service (reduced latency) and reduced bandwidth charges for ISPs by saving on International Bandwidth. NIXI is managed and operated on a Neutral basis, in line with the best practices for such initiatives globally.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • Establishment of West Bengal: 26 January 1950
  • Capital city of West Bengal: Kolkata
  • Largest city of West Bengal: Kolkata
  • Total Districts in West Bengal: 23
  • Governor of West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankhar
  • Chief Minister of West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee (AITC)
  • Total Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal: Unicameral (294 seats)
  • Total Parliamentary constituency in West Bengal: Lok Sabha (42 seats) and Rajya Sabha (16 seats)
  • High Court of West Bengal: Calcutta High Court
  • Total Population of West Bengal (2011): 91,347,736
  • Official language of West Bengal: Bengali & English
  • Additional official language of West Bengal: Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Odia, Santali, Punjabi, Kamtapuri, Rajbanshi, Kurmali, Kurukh and Telugu
  • Literacy of West Bengal (2011): 77.08%
  • Sex ratio in West Bengal (2011): 987 ♀/1000 ♂

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