India’s First Places

  • First Wi-Fi Jetty in India:- Mandwa Jetty, Alibaug-Maharashtra launched by ‘SmartAd Solutions & Services LLP’
  • First partition of Indian state: Bengal
  • First road which is a connected to a Wi-Fi zone: Rajarhat (connecting Rajarhat Main Arterial Road to the airport to Sector V in the city of Kolkata with 10.5 km)
  • District to achieve a 100% literacy rate: Ernakulam district, Kerala, 1990. Pothanicad in Ernakulam district is the first panchayath in India that achieved 100% literacy.
  • City/town to achieve a 100% literacy rate: Kottayam, Kerala, 1989
  • District to achieve a 100% literacy rate and lowest population growth rate: Pathanamthitta district, Kerala
  • District to be polio-free: Pathanamthitta district, Kerala
  • District to become tobacco-free: Kottayam district, Kerala, 27 September 2008
  • District to become India’s ‘total electrified district’: Palakkad, Kerala, 2011
  • City to have an e-court: Ahmedabad, 8 February 2009
  • City to ranked as the No.1 Indian city for ‘quality of life’– Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • India’s first Wi-Fi city : Kolkata