Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has installed and inaugurated a mobile tower that would provide connectivity in Merak village and other areas around Pangong Lake in Ladakh.

With this, the locals in the region got access to mobile connectivity for the first time.

Besides connecting the local population, it will also provide connectivity to two military and paramilitary bases, Thakung and Gyan Singh Thapa post.