4 villages provided mobile connectivity in Gurez: Govt

Jammu: Minister for Information Technology Imran Raza Ansari informed the house that four villages of Abdullan, Dawar, Gujaran and Malangam in Gurez have mobile network services being provided by various service providers.

Replying to a joint question of Legislators Sofi Yousuf and Javid Ahmed Mirchal, the Minister informed that as per the status report of Department of Telecommunications, Govt of India, four out of 28 villages of Gurez have mobile network facility.

He further informed that Airtel is already providing mobile network services at Tad and would be extending it to Hajitra, Dringla and Bayadi in 2019-20.

Giving details, he informed that the survey regarding teleconnectivity in the state is already being conducted by the Centre and it has been completed in 16 districts including Bandipora and is expected to be completed in the remaining districts soon.  

The Minister said that the Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora would be directed to enquire into the issue related to the non-availability of mobile connectivity during late hours.

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