National Knowledge Network, a GoI dream project for building quality institutions with requisite research facilities and creating a pool of highly trained professionals.
NKN is a multi-gigabit pan-India network for providing a unified high speed network backbone for all knowledge related institutions in the country.
The NKN comprises of an ultra-high speed CORE (multiples of 10 Gbps), complimented with a distribution layer at appropriate speeds. Participating institutions at the Edge will connect to the National Knowledge Network seamlessly at speeds of 1 Gbps or higher.
Here is some screen shot of speed test done from a Windows Machine of a NKN engineer.