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The Chief Minister met the Union Communications Minister and discussed various topics related to the expansion of communication services in the state.

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Jun 29, 2024
The Chief Minister met the Union Communications Minister and discussed various topics related to the expansion of communication services in the state.Chief Minister discusses expanding communication services with Union Communications Minister in a recent meeting.

Mahesh Dhoundiyal – Dehradun, 28 June 2024. Press Note-02(06/106)

Uttarakhand Government,
Hon’ble Chief Minister Press Information Bureau
(Information and Public Relations Department)
Secretariat Complex, Subhash Road, Dehradun

Chief Minister requested the Union Communications Minister to shift the post office located at the main intersection of Nainital city to another place to get rid of traffic jams in Nainital city and strengthen the traffic system.

Chief Minister requested BSNL for the installation of remaining towers under 4G saturation scheme in the state. Requested the Union Communications Minister to give instructions to the Union Communications Minister and to cover the areas deprived of communication systems in the state by installing towers. The process of land acquisition for the installation of 481 towers has been completed by the state government. Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami met Union Communications Minister Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia in New Delhi on Friday and congratulated him on getting the responsibility of the Ministry of Communications and discussed with him on various topics related to the expansion of communication services in the state. The Chief Minister also requested to cover the areas deprived of communication systems in the state by installing towers and expanding communication facilities in the villages of the border area of ​​​​Pithoragarh and to operate the tower installed by Reliance Jio in Gunji. The Chief Minister informed the Union Communications Minister that it has become necessary in the public interest to shift the post office located at Tallital in Nainital to another place to solve the traffic problem of Nainital. Due to the increasing number of devotees and tourists in the Nainital district every day and the increasing popularity of the world-famous Baba Neem Karauli Maharaj’s ashram ‘Shri Kainchi Dham’, the number of tourists in Nainital is increasing tremendously along with devotees.

Chief-Minister-Meets-Union-Minister-on-Communication-Expansion-1024x576 The Chief Minister met the Union Communications Minister and discussed various topics related to the expansion of communication services in the state.

The Chief Minister said that to solve the traffic problem of Nainital, based on detailed study and suggestions done earlier by IIT, Delhi for the traffic system of Nainital, the technical team and the Road Safety Committee have considered the post office located at the main intersection of Nainital as the main reason for the problem of jam.

The Chief Minister expected the Union Communications Minister to shift the post office located at the main intersection of Nainital City to another place to get rid of the jam in Nainital City and strengthen the traffic system.

The Chief Minister also informed the Union Communications Minister that under the 4G Saturation Scheme, 638 towers were to be installed by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in Uttarakhand, out of which land acquisition was required for 481 towers. The Uttarakhand government has completed the land acquisition process, but BSNL has installed only 224 towers so far. In this regard, the Chief Minister requested the Union Communications Minister to direct BSNL to take immediate action.

The Chief Minister has been assured of prompt action on the issues mentioned by the Union Communications Minister.

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