Udupi: First time in the Country – 24 hours free Wi-Fi facility launched in Malpe Beach

Udupi: Malpe Beach has been turned as the Country’s first 24 hours free Wi-Fi beach. The official launching of Free Wi-Fi facility was held at the beach on Sunday January 24.


Pramod Madhwaraj Udupi MLA and also Parliamentary Secretary for Revenue launched the Free Wi-Fi facility.

Speaking on the occasion MLA Pramod said that The Tourism Department has initiated several development projects at Malpe beach to enhance the quality of service offered to the visitors. Priority is being given to cleanliness and hygiene. The connecting road was developed at a cost of Rs 5 crore. New Watch Tower, Toilet and Parking facility has been established. Beach cleaners and Life guards have been appointed. A new Beach cleaning machine worth of Rs 70 lakh has been purchased, he added.

Presently tourists can enjoy free WiFi. This freebie comes courtesy, initiative of the department of tourism in association with BSNL. Users can access 4G speed WiFi for a particular number for half-n-hour.

Manjunathaiah, commissioner, Udupi city municipal council, Vishnumoorthy BSNL Officer, Sudesh Shetty Beach development were present.


    • So…Praveena will spend all day at the beach ? LOL – Maha Joker Murudeshwara Rampai

      But then, I do live in close proximity to the beach, ya Rampa. So.. that makes it a GREAT joke.

      Know what? You were the best and u will be always be!! Rampai, wana see you soon in the bollywood screens (sic) as an avatar of Keshto mukherjo or Johnny Lever!! God bless. 🙂

  1. Dear readers,

    Though India is biggest contributor for Information technology the citizens are not smart enough to understand the health dangers of the technology.Since the introduction of Wi-Fi in 1997, researchers have performed dozens of studies to explore the subject. The results are clear and shocking — Wifi can negatively affect overall health and brain health, especially in children.

    10 Shocking Facts about the Health Dangers of Wi-Fi


    Radiation risk from everyday devices assessed

    There are no set standard on electromagnetic waves in India unlike European Parliament and European Environment Agency.Apart from prevailing health hazard,none of the manufacturer as per Indian standard will ever mention the radiation level in the manuals.Surprisingly, there are no public litigation has ever filed by citizens of India questioning the Ministry of Information technology.As our markets are flooded with cheap ‘Make in China’ smartphone’ (which can even explode while talking) huge potential in the market is exploited the consumer rights.

    Every technology has some pro and cons.As an Indian we have always accepted the technology without studying the drawback.Where are all the sparrows gone once common to our household?Is the self question to asked.

    Nature is God gifted.People in the west shun the clothes to expose to the sun in beeches is very common for health benefit.The ‘Digital India’ has taken to the new level, even the privilege of fresh air,water and sun is numbered.

    Jai hind

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