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2G no bar to e-learning in J&K: Govt to Lok Sabha

Minister of State (Home) G Kishan Reddy said the lack of high-speed internet was not an obstacle in the administration of justice.

Written by Deeptiman Tiwary | New Delhi |
September 21, 2020 1:32:50 am
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The Centre Sunday told Lok Sabha that the absence of 4G network in Kashmir was not an impediment to e-learning as all such apps of the government were accessible on 2G network.

Minister of State (Home) G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply: “The 2G mobile internet speed is not an impediment in covid control measures including dissemination of information to the general public as well as health workers. Also, e-learning apps and education/e-learning websites of the Government of India/ Government of J&K are accessible over 2G internet for downloading e-books and other study material.”

Reddy also said the lack of high-speed internet was not an obstacle in the administration of justice.

Domicile certificates

In a reply to another question, Reddy said a total of 21,13,879 people have applied for domicile certificates in J&K of whom16,79,520 have already been granted the same.

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