Out of 72% of India's rural population only 2% has access to the internet. For Community correspondents like Rohini, who need to access the internet on a regular basis, things continue to be difficult. Whenever she needs to use the net, she travels from Valhe to the neighbouring town of Jejuri, where there is a cyber café.
"Apart from the money I waste every time I have to go, I also waste a lot of time. There are queues to be dealt with, power cuts and very slow internet. One usually needs to dedicate a day. I do hope that my village gets a café soon," she says.
This video is a part of a series made in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore documenting access to Internet across India.
Avijit Adhikary is a journalist with nearly 8000 days of field experience till date. In the past two decades, he has witnessed the ebb and flow of the media industry in India, with ripples felt in his region too. This includes the rise of digital media, the decline of print...