When it was decided to close schools in some areas and evacuate people from some suspicious areas.
Ahmedabad: The current situation has become very critical due to Cyclone Biporjoy. The telecom department has also taken an important decision due to the cyclone, when it was decided to close schools in some areas and evacuate people from some suspicious areas.
According to GLSA’s order on June 17, 2023, the cyclone-affected districts will be able to use the network of any telecom operator if the telecom network is disrupted and the subscriber’s telecom service is not working. The service will be available till 11:59 PM on June 17.
Important decision taken by GLSA
If the telecom network in the affected districts is disrupted during the likely Biporjoy storm prevailing in the state, the citizens will be able to use any telecom operator network.
According to the Gujarat License Service Areas (GLSA) of the Department of Telecommunications. Because of this decision, if someone gets into trouble due to a storm, one can easily call others to help.
Telecom service has to be selected manually
Further, as stated, the telecom services have taken this important decision to ensure that the citizens of the potentially affected areas do not face any problem during the storm ‘Biparjoy’.
Lastly, under which a system has been set up where a citizen can use the service of any other telecom operator if the subscribed telecom service does not work or is temporarily closed.To avail this service one has to manually select Mobile Settings > SIM Card > Mobile Network.