Gujarat goes by means of a troublesome part of heavy rains, which has resulted in floods. Based on the climate division, the “intense moist spell” will proceed over the following few days. At a time reminiscent of this, folks want telecom connectivity very desperately. However because of floods, harm to the telecom infrastructure may be very real looking, and it ends in lack of connectivity which might be very harmful for a lot of.
The Digital Infrastructure Suppliers Affiliation (DIPA) has requested pressing assist from the Gujarat authorities to make sure that telecom connectivity within the state isn’t misplaced. The physique, which represents firms reminiscent of Summit Digitel, Tower Imaginative and prescient, Sterlite Applied sciences, House Tele Infra, Suyog Telematics, iBus Community, and extra, has written to Pankaj Kumar, IAS Chief Secretary to the Govt of Gujarat and sought assist for making certain clean telecom operations and sustaining 27*7 telecom connectivity within the state.
DIPA Asks for Gujarat Govt’s Assist for Guaranteeing Steady Telecom Connectivity
T.R. Dua, DIPA’s Director-Normal, mentioned that the IP members of the physique are carefully monitoring the scenario and coordinating with the state officers to take acceptable measures to minimise the affect of the floods.
Dua added, “All the required steps like readiness of Cell on Wheels (CoWs), association of spare batteries, ample quantity of diesel and DG units(each mounted and cellular), the readiness of groups for rectification of the probably damages to telecom installations and lodging of the telecom personnel on the stations have been taken care of.”
The physique simply needs the assist of the federal government to permit unrestricted motion of the front-line area workers/technicians of telecom infrastructure suppliers (IP-1) for accessing telecom tower websites for operation and upkeep work. Connectivity at a time reminiscent of that is very obligatory as it could permit customers to get the most recent details about the floods, affected areas, and extra. Additional, in case of emergencies, connecting with the police and hospitals is a really essential want as time is the important thing, and with out correct connectivity, it received’t be attainable.