J&K Home Secretary Vested With Powers To Take Final Call On 4G Internet Services


JAMMU, Mar 25:There are various reports coming that restoration of 4G internet in J&K likely to be done at the earliest but only J&K Home Secretary is entitled to take call on that.

Experts told that as per the Supreme Court rulings and act of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Home Secretary of Union Territory is empowered to take a final call over the issue of Internet by ascertaining/ reviewing the ground situation and after proper recommendations from security agencies.

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Further Experts told that , Home Secretary will only restore 4G Internet Services in J&K after satisfactory reports from IGP Jammu and IGP Kashmir and other Senior Officers of various agencies.

Home Secretary is entitled Powers under Indian Telegraph Act 1885 and Temporary Suspension of Telecom Service Rules 2017.