This initiative was a milestone as it would enable the Government to disseminate information to citizens specially the youth of the country : Manish Tewari
INVC, Delhi, I&B Minister launches ‘MyIndia Initiative-A Digital Volunteer Programme’ Programme aims at Real Time Engagement with Citizens Ministry to host First Twitter Conference on Community Radio tomorrow. In a major initiative to reach out to the people in the Social Media Space, the I&B Minister, Shri Manish Tewari today launched the ‘MyIndia Initiative-A Digital Volunteer Programme’. The initiative aims at disseminating the development messages across the Social Media platforms by registering citizens as volunteers in an effort to contribute positively towards nation building. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Tewari said that this initiative was a milestone as it would enable the Government to disseminate information to citizens specially the youth of the country. It was a programme rooted in the principles of participative governance leading to real time engagement through the Social Media tools. The Minister called upon the youth to be part of the Digital Volunteer Family that would enable the Government to have a personalised interaction with the citizens. Registration for the programme is now open at Ministry’s Blog inbministry.blospot.in In yet another initiative to reach out to the people of India in shortest possible time, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has planned for the first time, a Live Twitter Conference on the eve of 3rd Community Radio Sammelan, on 8th February, 2013, Friday at 4 pm. This will be the first ever such conference by any Ministry of Government of India.