Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that Srinagar is all set to host the G20 Summit in which over 150 delegates are expected to participate.

“Srinagar will host G20 Summit in which participation of over 150 delegates is expected. All delegates will stay in Srinagar, so I am hopeful about better mobile connectivity and internet services during the summit,” the LG said after launching the Jio 5G services in Srinagar, as per the news agency KNO.

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Speaking on the occasion, the LG said that the 5G technology for the common man will realize the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India and give a boost to growth opportunities in tourism, e-governance, agriculture, education, healthcare, information technology, and small & micro-enterprises.

“The latest 5G technology and enhanced connectivity will bridge the rural-urban divide, improve productivity, generate more employment and it will ensure the growth of grassroots enterprises, self-help groups, and knowledge connectivity for rural schools,” he said.

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Pertinently, Jio has made an investment of Rs 6529 crores in the UT to give a fillip to the vision of Digital J&K and has created 36000 direct and indirect employment. More than 1230 crores investment is in progress and by December end, Jio will connect every block and tehsil of J&K.

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