Minister of State for Science & Technology, School Education, Medical Education & Youth Services and Sports Feroz Ahmad Khan met the Union Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Dr. Killi Karuparani, on Friday.
A government spokesman said that during the half an hour meeting, the Ministers discussed various issues pertaining to Information Technology/ Communication network in the state. The issues including lying of NOFN cable were also discussed in the meeting.
The Minister also presented a charter of demands regarding improvements of communication network in Zanskar, upgradation of RBSC Kargil into BSC Kargil, increasing the capacity of satellite media in case of GSM calls when OFC breaks down and provision of internet facility at Zanskar.
The Union Minister assured Feroz that their genuine demands would be looked into on priority. Among others, Chief Post Master General, J&K Circle John Samuel, Chief General Manager, K. K. Koul and General Manager PLI, Charan Dass, were also present in the meeting.