BSNL launches mobile services at Machail temple
STATE TIMES NEWS
KISHTWAR: State owned telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launched mobile services at Machail Mata Mandir of Machail village in Padder Sub-Division of Kishtwar district by BSNL Jammu and Kashmir Telecom Circle, on 2nd August, 2016 for facilitating the mobile connectivity to the pilgrims visiting the Machail Mata Mandir during August, 2016.
The Machail Mata Mandir is located at an altitude of more than 7000 feet above the MSL and is in Machail village, one of the remote villages in Kishtwar district, which lacks road and electricity connectivity pilgrims takes two days to reach Machail from the nearest base camp i.e at Gulabgarh More than 30 Kms mountainous trekking is required to reach the place. Thousands of pilgrims travelling to Machail temple during Machail Yatra will get benefit from this mobile connectivity
Director (CM) BSNL Board R.K Mittal said “BSNL is the only Telecom company committed to customer social responsibilities and providing the services to our esteemed customers in these remote places “.