Urges service providers for better connectivity during summit, assures timely permission for upgrading mobile, internet connectivity; Jio invests RS 6529 Cr in UT to give push to digital J&K
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday said that Srinagar is all set to host G-20 summit in which over 150 delegates are expected to participate.
“Srinagar will host G-20 summit in which participation of over 150 delegates is expected. All delegates will stay in Srinagar so I am hopeful about better mobile connectivity and internet services during the summit,” LG said after launching the Jio 5-G services in Srinagar, as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
Speaking on the occasion, the LG said that the 5G technology for the common man will realize the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India and give a boost to growth opportunities in tourism, e-governance, agriculture, education, healthcare, information technology & small & micro enterprises.
“The latest 5G technology and enhanced connectivity will bridge the rural urban divide, improve productivity, generate more employment and it will ensure growth of grassroot enterprises, self help groups and knowledge connectivity for rural schools,” he said.
Pertinently, the Jio has made an investment of Rs 6529 Cr in the UT to give fillip to the vision of Digital J&K and has created 36000 direct and indirect employment. More than 1230 Cr investment is in progress and by December end, Jio will connect every block and tehsil of J&K—(KNO)