Kupwara: In a first, telecommunication company, Airtel on Saturday installed a tower at remote T-Chuntiwari village of Machil in Kupwara district to connect locals virtually with the rest of the world.
Local residents were overjoyed with the installation of the tower and thanked Deputy Commissioner Kupwara for getting the Airtel tower installed in the village for the first time.
Locals said that Communication is an important tool in the present era. We are thankful to District Administration Kupwara and airtel authorities for providing mobile tower facility at an earliest. Now we will get connected with the outer world. With the communication facility we will be able to communicate with our relatives.
“Airtel Tower at T-Chuntiwari has been commissioned and it will start functioning within a couple of days” said Shoib Mohammad Bhat Cluster Manager Airtel.
“The fiber work of three more airtel towers at Thali, Dudi and Chuntiwari-bala is 70 percent compete”
It is in place to mention here that Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan while chairing a Block Diwas recently at Machil had directed Airtel authorities to increase the pace of the work on installation of mobile towers in Machil.