There’s no restriction on having access to any web site, together with social media websites, in Jammu and Kashmir, the Lok Sabha was once knowledgeable on Sunday.
Union Minister of State for House G Kishan Reddy mentioned the cell information services and products are at this time limited to 2G pace in all however two districts of the Union territory. “There’s no restriction on having access to any websites, together with the social media websites,” he mentioned in a written answer. Reddy mentioned the web services and products are already to be had in Kashmir on fastened line (with none speed-related restrictions) in addition to cell information services and products (at 2G pace) since January 24, 2020.
He mentioned restrictions on having access to social media websites have been additionally lifted on March 4, 2020. Additional, top pace cell information services and products too were commenced within the districts of Ganderbal (Kashmir Department) and Udhampur (Jammu Department) with impact from August 16, 2020. The minister mentioned fastened line web connectivity is to be had with none speed-related restrictions, with Mac-binding.
He mentioned the companies have had get right of entry to to web via fastened line connectivity and web kiosks opened in massive numbers around the Valley with none pace restrictions.
Reddy additionally knowledgeable the Decrease Space that 2G cell web pace isn’t an obstacle in Covid keep watch over measures, together with dissemination of knowledge to most of the people in addition to well being employees.
Additionally, he mentioned, e-learning apps and schooling/e-learning web sites of the Executive of India, Executive of J&Okay are out there over 2G web for downloading e-books and different learn about subject matter.
“Additional, the restriction on top pace cell web services and products has now not been an obstacle within the management of justice and the courts have taken particular measures to habits their lawsuits all through the pandemic by means of offering video hyperlinks/URLs to attorneys and the litigants,” the minister mentioned.
“Bearing in mind the full safety situation and within the hobby of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the Executive of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir problems orders every so often regulating telecom and web services and products in the case of the acceptable regulations and the rules laid down and instructions contained within the judgment of the Hon’ble Perfect Court docket of India..,” he added.