- Asha workers across hilly regions and hinterlands of Uttarakhand will now benefit from the seamless and uninterrupted services from Vodafone
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has been chosen by the Govt. of Uttarakhand as the preferred partner to keep ASHA workers in the state confidently connected 24x7. Through this partnership, Vodafone’s reliable network will keep Uttarakhand’s ASHA workers connected even across the hilly regions and rural hinterlands, helping them being accessible to address any query and timely assistance to the community.
Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Uttarakhand, Shri Harish Rawat, with Surinder Singh Negi- Health Minister, announced the same at a function today.
Expressing pride at being chosen to partner the Govt. of Uttarakhand’s ASHA project, Dilip Kumar Ganta, Business Head- UP (West), Vodafone India said, “Over the past year, Vodafone has made significant investments on upgrading our network in Uttarakhand. We believe our being selected as the preferred partner to the State Govt’s ASHA project is a testimony to the reliability of our network backed by top in class technology. In Uttarakhand, where topographic challenges and lack of medical facilities impede quick access to capable help for expectant and new mothers at a time when they need it the most, Vodafone’s network will help keep the ASHA workers accessible round the clock. This is just one of the many unique initiatives from Vodafone, to make a positive difference to lives, through the use of technology.
Photo Caption: Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Harish Rawat, with Surinder Singh Negi- Health Minister, Govt. of Uttarakhand announcing partnership with Vodafone for ASHA project.
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