Wednesday, June 3, 2020

HC Seeks status report of restoration of 4G Services in J&K

Straight Line News Network

Jammu, April 11: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked for a status report on the restoration of 4G services after it was informed that non-availability of high-speed Internet was hampering studies of students who were confined to their homes because of the lockdown to curb coronavirus cases.

A division bench headed by Chief Justice Gita Mittal passed these directions after hearing amicus curiae Monika Kholi on a Public Interest Litigation.

During the video-conference held on Friday, Kohli made a vehement submission that on account of non-availability of the 4G services, the students in the Union Territories were unable to access the educational courses being sent by institutions.

The lawyer drew the attention of the court towards the fact that all colleges and schools on the directions of the universities and CBSE were providing study material and classes online but students of the two union territories could not access or even download the files due to lack of high-speed Internet. (Agencies)

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