J&K High Court Seeks Status Report On 4G Restoration As Students Suffer - JK News Live

Breaking

Breaking News

JK News Live

JK News Live brings the Latest News & Top Breaking headlines on Politics and Current Affairs in Jammu Kashmir Sports, Business, Conflict, Videos, Life Style, feature stories and much more

Sports

test banner

Post Top Ad

Responsive Ads Here

Post Top Ad

Responsive Ads Here

Saturday, April 11, 2020

J&K High Court Seeks Status Report On 4G Restoration As Students Suffer


Jammu- The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked for a status report on restoration of 4G services after it was informed that non-availability of high-speed Internet was hampering studies of students who were confined to their homes because of the lockdown to curb coronavirus cases.

A division bench headed by Chief Justice Gita Mittal passed these directions after hearing amicus curiae Monika Kholi on a Public Interest Litigation.

Justice Mittal has been regularly reviewing the responses of the administrations of JK and Ladakh in tackling the coronavirus situation. She has been holding regular video-conference hearings with all stakeholders involved in the fight against COVID-19.

During the video-conference held on Friday, Kohli made a vehement submission that on account of non-availability of the 4G services, the students in the Union Territories were unable to access the educational courses being sent by institutions.

The noted lawyer drew attention of the court that all colleges and schools on the directions of the universities and CBSE were providing study material and classes online but students of the two union territories could not access or even download the files due to lack of high speed Internet.

Because of this, Kohli said, the students would lag behind compared to those from the rest of the country and urged for immediate restoration of 4G Internet.

Additional Solicitor General Vishal Sharma informed the court that this issue is under consideration before the Supreme Court in a PIL filed by the ‘Foundation for Media Professionals’ and a notice has been issued by the apex court.

However, after hearing the issue, the division bench, that also comprised Justice Rahnesh Oswal, asked the home secretaries of the both the union territories to submit a status report before the court.

The CBSE, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan and other school boards and universities have began holding online classes for its students from earlier this month.

2 comments:

  1. Please restore 4G internet in j&k as much as possible.As our Govt. Knows we suffer because we could not download our studying material given by our campuses due to low internet speed.thanks

    ReplyDelete
  2. Best Internet provider netherlands I think this is an informative post and it is very useful and knowledgeable. therefore, I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article.

    ReplyDelete

Post Top Ad

Responsive Ads Here