CCS nod for mobile network rollout in insurgency-hit states

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the proposed rollout of mobile networks by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd in nine states hit by Maoist insurgency, according to an internal government note seen by ET. The mobile rollout will be monitored on a quarterly basis by National Security Council Secretariat, which is India’s apex security agency looking into the country’s political, economic, energy and strategic security concerns, the note shows. The project aims to bolster telecom coverage for boosting surveillance by security agencies in these regions, especially in the aftermath of multiple naxal attacks over the past one year.


Disclaimer

The information in this private circulation is not legal advice and should not be treated as such. The information is taken from public domain and is purely for private and non- commercial purposes. We do not represent that the information is correct, accurate, complete or non- misleading.

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with laws of India, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of India.

Leave your comment

*

code