The Congress on Tuesday questioned the federal government over a Chinese language firm’s engagement in a wise metering challenge of the Jammu and Kashmir authorities and demanded solutions as to what was the compulsion.
Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged that Chinese language firm Dongfang has obtained a sub-contract for good metering of energy meters in Jammu and Kashmir and puzzled how the ability ministry might contain a Chinese language agency in such a delicate space.
“… We wish to know, what’s the compulsion? Why would the federal government permit an organization like Dongfang to get into Jammu and Srinagar, to get into the electrical energy energy sector, to get into the RF expertise space of the ability sector. Why? What are your compulsions,” he requested at a digital press convention.
The Congress chief stated on the one hand the federal government is banning Chinese language apps, however alternatively it’s permitting one thing as vital as energy consumption information going to the palms of Dongfang, which he claimed will not be solely reporting to the Chinese language Military and the Chinese language authorities, however has shut ties with the present institution of Pakistan.
“These are very vital questions, in a time when our courageous jawans try to guard our borders in Ladakh. We don’t anticipate the Authorities to behave, the way in which it’s appearing,” he stated.
Mr Khera additionally alleged that the Chinese language firm has a number of query marks across the globe for its integrity and for its proximity and direct management of the Chinese language Military and the Chinese language authorities.
“When that firm is allowed to enter right into a strategic space of a delicate state like Jammu & Kashmir, then there are query marks, then these are worrying indicators,” he stated.
Mr Khera stated Dongfang was even banned by the World Financial institution for a while.