Vodafone India, one of India’s largest telecommunications service providers, said it got a contract from the Govt. of Uttarakhand to keep ASHA workers in the state connected.
Through this partnership, Vodafone’s network will keep Uttarakhand’s ASHA workers connected to the hilly regions and rural hinterlands, helping them being accessible to address any query and timely assistance to the community, the company said.
“Over the past year, Vodafone has made significant investments on upgrading our network in Uttarakhand. 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,” said Dilip Kumar Ganta, Business Head- UP (West), Vodafone India.
Vodafone India is a fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving approximately 198 million customers (over 107 million in rural areas).
Vodafone started operations in 2007 and has mobile operations in 26 countries & broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31st March 2016, Vodafone had 462.3 million mobile customers and 13.4 million fixed broadband customers.