Feb 28, 2022

Covid-19 update: Court emphasises on importance of erecting cell phone towers

The Madras High Court has noted that during the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, students are being taught only through online education, and official meetings and even court proceedings are being held through video conferencing. Hence, the Court held that it is necessary to expand information and communication technology networks, including installation and erection of cell phone towers for an effective and robust communication network.

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