Govt has Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for mobile connectivity in North Eastern Region

Union Government has a Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for mobile connectivity in the North Eastern Region to provide mobile coverage in uncovered villages, along with National Highways and to strengthen transmission network.

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State for Communications Sanjay Dhotre said that government has approved the installation of 2,217 mobile towers for providing connectivity under Left Wing Extremism affected areas in Phase-II project.

He said, there is a scheme for providing mobile connectivity in 354 villages of uncovered border areas, Ladakh and Kargil Region and other priority areas.