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Delhi has 84 internet connections for every 1000 citizens: Survey

According to the Dataquest-IDC e-Gov Survey 2008, Delhi, Goa and Maharashtra are the three leading states in India in terms of internet penetration with 84, 28 and 20 internet connections respectively for every 1000 citizens. The states with the lowest internet connections are Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Assam with 0.9, 1.2 and 1.4 connections respectively for every 1000 citizens.

According to the Dataquest-IDC e-Gov Survey 2008, Delhi, Goa and Maharashtra are the three leading states in India in terms of internet penetration with 84, 28 and 20 internet connections respectively for every 1000 citizens. The states with the lowest internet connections are Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Assam with 0.9, 1.2 and 1.4 connections respectively for every 1000 citizens.

The survey also reveals that Delhi, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are the five ‘Best e-Governed States’ of 2007. In Delhi there is one computer for every five citizens, compared to a national average of one computer for every 50 citizens. The ‘Worst e-Governed State’ of 2007 was Jharkhand followed by Gujarat and Haryana.

The findings of the third Dataquest-IDC e-Gov Survey 2008 are based on a survey conducted across 20 states by CyberMedia group’s flagship publication, Dataquest in association with IDC India, a leading technology intelligence and research firm.

The survey also found that Goa was the most e-ready state followed by Delhi and Uttarakhand. E-readiness measures the success of new e-governance projects in each of the 20 participating states.

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