DC Kupwara reviews internet connectivity in panchayats

KUPWARA, JULY 30: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review internet connectivity in uncovered panchayats across the district.
The meeting was informed that 82 panchayats in the district have been identified for providing internet facility through VSAT in the first phase and rest of the panchayats will be covered in subsequent phases.
It was also informed that 237 Community Service Centres (CSCs) are going to be shifted in connected panchayats for facilitation of online digital services.
The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned to speed up the installation of internet connectivity in rest of the panchayats especially in remote areas so that people could get hassle free digital services at their doorsteps.
Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner was briefed through a powerpoint presentation about the overall functioning of Community Service Centres in the district.
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, District Panchayat Officer, SDO BSNL, District Manager CSC-SPV, MEITY and District Manager CSC-SPV.