Srinagar: With the beginning of the visit of 36 ministers of the Modi government to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday, the administration has given a special gift to the people of Kashmir. The administration has announced the resumption of prepaid mobile and internet service in two districts after 187 days in Kashmir.
State Chief Secretary Rohit Kansal told in a press conference that in view of the normal situation in Jammu and Kashmir, prepaid mobile service will be started in Kashmir from Saturday. In which calls and SMS will be provided. Simultaneously, 2G internet service will be started for postpaid mobile connection in the border districts of Kupwara and Bandipora in North Kashmir. An order in this regard has been issued by the government. In which it has been said.However, there has been no talk about turning on internet for prepaid mobile connections. Kansal said that at present, internet services will be completely banned in other districts of Budgam, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Srinagar, Kulgam, Anantnag, Shopian and Pulwama. Along with this, 2G service will be provided on postpaid connection in five districts of Jammu division Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Rajouri and Poonch. The service has already been started on January 15 in five districts of Jammu.
At present, only e-commerce sites, e-wallet apps and government websites will be able to run. There will still be a complete ban on social media.