Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Home Department Civil Secretariat, Jammu.
Temporary suspension of Telecom Services-directions reg;
Government Order No: Home- 07 (TSTS) of 2021
‘Whereas, restrictions on access to high speed mobile internet have be
imposed in the UT of J&K, with periodic assessment of the ground situation ar inputs from the law enforcement agencies, and at present, the position regarding
availability of internet services is as follows:
L.Mobile data Services:
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5 except in the districts of
er mobile internet connectivity has
been made avaiable without any speed related restrictions.
b) The post-paid SIM card holders have been given access to the internet, whereas, the availability of these services is provided to the pre-paid SIM card holders, only after verification as per the
norms applicable for post-paid connections.
IL Fixed line Internet connectivity:
Internet connectivity is available with Mac-binding; and
make an objective assessment of the prevailing
circumstances and necessity of continuation of these restrictions, the Special Committee, constituted under the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its order dated 11.05.2020 titled “Foundation for Media Professionals Vs. UT of J&K and others”, held its 6″ meeting on 04.02.2021, in which, among other things, it took note of the inputs and apprehensions of the security agencies and police forces as also the assessment of opening of high speed mobile internet
connectivity in the districts of Udhampur and Ganderbal.
Now, therefore, keeping in view the advice of the Special Committee
and upon careful review of the overall security scenario, I, Principal Secretary to
the Government, Home Department [Competent Authority under sub-rule (1) of Rule 2 of the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or
Public Safety) Rules, 2017], hereby revoke the restrictions on mobile data
services and fixed line internet connectivity placed vide Goverment order No. me-02(TSTS) of 2021 dated 22.01.2021, except to the extent that the pre-paid