Govt. Installs 1356 Mobile Towers in Naxal Hit Areas

  • Working against odds to improve poor telephone connectivity, the government has set up 1,356 mobile towers in Maoist-hit areas, benefiting thousands and security personnel in remote regions.
  • The towers were installed by the State-run BSNL as part of an ambitious project to install 2,199 mobile towers in nine Maoist-hit States by this March end.
  • An additional 175 mobile towers were sanctioned by the Home Ministry for installation.