The Dhamtari district in Chhattisgarh is considered to be the hotbed of Naxal activities. And for any CRPF soldier a posting here is nothing less than punishment.
To solve this, soldiers have devised a ‘Jugaad’ solution.
Soldiers have tied up ropes to tree branches that are 30-40 feet high. Whenever they need to speak to someone on mobile, they dial the number and insert their mobile phones inside the socks on one end. Then they pull down the rope on the other end so that the mobile reaches the top of the tree on the other end.
CRPF soldiers at Birnasilli camp say they are always worried about the well-being of their family members when they are sick and whenever there is a special occasion in the family.
To solve the network issue, a survey has now been conducted at 22 places.