Govt constitutes committee to facilitate laying of optical fibre

The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday constituted a committee to facilitate the laying of optical fibre in order to ensure telecom connectivity.

An order issued from the general administration department read, “Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a state nodal team to facilitate the laying of optical fibre for telecom connectivity and resolving any bottlenecks.”

As per the order, the committee comprises of commission secretary, forest, environment and ecology department, as chairman, and commissioner secretary, power development department, commissioner secretary, public works (roads and buildings) department, secretary, information technology department, and divisional commissioner of the concerned division, as members.

“The state nodal team shall be serviced by the information technology department,” the order further states.