Government starts social media initiative

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 07, 2013 15:40 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The ministry of information and broadcasting Thursday launched a special initiative to disseminate information across social media.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari launched the 'MyIndia Initiative-A Digital Volunteer Programme', aimed at disseminating development messages across social media platforms by registering citizens as volunteers, an official press release said.

Tewari said this initiative was a milestone, as it would enable the government to disseminate information to citizens, specially the youths of the country.

In yet another initiative to reach out to the people in shortest possible time, the ministry has planned, for the first time, a Live Twitter Conference on the eve of the third Community Radio Sammelan Friday.

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