What is PM WANI Scheme?
The PM WANI scheme was launched on 11th December 2020 to establish wireless access points in India. As per this scheme, anyone eligible can setup a Wi-Fi access point.
To put it simply, PM WANI Scheme or its more popular term, the PM WANI Wi-Fi scheme is a way to provide anyone access to the internet at any time through wireless means. The goal of this scheme is to:
- Accelerate internet services through public Wi-Fi network
- Searching for hotspots and establishing WANI access points
- Allowing people to register themselves at these points so they can access the internet
- Allowing broadband service providers to provide internet access without paying any license fee.
- Implementing KYC so that internet connectivity can be used judiciously. Simply put, the users would have to apply for PM WANI wifi registration before they can enjoy internet access.
What are the elements of the PM WANI Scheme
PM WANI WiFi scheme has the following elements:
- Public Data Officer: Its responsibilities will be to set up, manage and operate WANI access points.
- Public Data office aggregator: It keeps tabs on multiple Public data offices and provides them authorization and accounting services.
- App Provider: Those seeking internet would have to download an App to access it. The facilitator of this application is called an App provider
- Central Register: It maintains records of the PDOs, the PDO aggregator and App providers
- WANI: Wireless Access Network Interface, an interface allowing users to access the internet at WANI compliant hotspots.
Documents Required to obtain PM WANI Registration
Following are the documents required to set up WANI access point:
1. Certificate of incorporation
2. Address proof of the place of business
3. Details of the authorized representative filing your PM WANI application
4. Copy of a board resolution
5. FDI approval if the FDI in your company is more than 49 per cent.
Process of PM WANI Registration
The procedure of PM WANI Registration is as follows:
2. Application filing
3. Application assessment
4. Grant of PM WANI Registration
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