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Siachen Warriors establishes first-ever BSNL's tower at forward posts of highest battlefield | PICS

An official had earlier informed that BSNl will set up mobile towers in several areas in Uttarakhand to benefit the Army, ITBP, as well as BRO jawans and labourers.

Bhagya Luxmi Edited By: Bhagya Luxmi @bhagya_luxmi Siachen Published on: October 12, 2023 11:20 IST
BSNL service on the international border will benefit the
Image Source : INDIAN ARMY (X) BSNL service on the international border will benefit the Army, ITBP, as well as BRO jawans and labourers.

In a significant development, the Siachen Warriors have established the first-ever BSNL BTS (Base Transceiver Station) at the forward posts of the highest battlefield. Indian Army on Thursday informed that the Base Transceiver Station was established on October 6 to extend mobile communication for the soldiers deployed at more than 15,500 feet.

 

The captivating pictures from the site are doing rounds on social media, where, Siachen Warriors were seen installing the towers. Taking to X (formerly known as Twitter), Fire and Fury Corps said, "Siachen Warriors in collaboration with BSNL established first ever BSNL BTS at  forward posts of the highest battlefield on 06 October to extend mobile communication for the  soldiers deployed at more than 15,500 feet."

Earlier an official had informed that the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) telecommunications company will set up mobile towers in several areas including Nelong and Jadung villages on the international India-China border in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi. 

Land has been made available to BSNL

District Disaster Management Officer Devendra Patwal said that land has been made available to BSNL in several locations, including Nelong and Jadung, and the installation of towers has begun.

Parwal also stated that the launch of the BSNL service on the international border will benefit the Army, ITBP, as well as BRO jawans and labourers.

Army, ITBP as well as BRO jawans and laborers will get the benefit 

"Land has been made available to BSNL at 69 places including Nelong and Jadung and the process of installing towers has started. Army, ITBP as well as BRO jawans and laborers will get benefit from the start of BSNL service on the international border," District Disaster Management Officer Devendra Patwal said.

(with inputs from ANI)

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