Delhi has overtaken(आगे निकल गया) Maharashtra to emerge (उभरने) as the top-ranked state in terms of overall Internet readiness. As per the report titled, 'Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States',Delhi takes the first slot not only amongst small states and union territories but also when all states are taken together, and is followed by Chandigarh and Puducherry.
According to a survey conducted(आयोजित) by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research firm Nielsen, the capital city-state is followed by Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Delhi gets this rank primarily because of its fabulous(शानदार) e-infrastructure and e-participation, according to 'Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States' report, published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Nielsen.
Speaking at the unveiling of the report, Aruna Sundararajan, secretary, ministry of electronics & information technology said India will leapfrog (मेंढक कूद) from the present 155th position to world's top 5th in connectivity in the next 5-6 years.