PM Modi and CEO Twitter launched a unique Twitter Samvaad
GN Bureau | March 25, 2015
The day the supreme court scrapped section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act giving us the freedom to post anything on social media without any fear, prime minister Narendra Modi’s love for social media took another step to remain in touch with people.
Meeting the Twitter CEO Dick Costolo in Delhi, prime minister Narendra Modi announced a new ‘Twitter Samvaad’ initiative, a service aimed to connect with people directly through tweets and SMSes.
Lets deepen our connect! Give a missed call on 011 3006 3006 & get my Tweets on your mobile as SMS.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 24, 2015
Information about government services and activities can be delivered to any person who uses a mobile phone and signed up for the service with each of the 16 launch partners.
There is no requirement of having internet data in the mobile and the phone may or may not be the smart one !
This is initiative which is custom-built for India has also raised hopes of the people who have no internet access but who would want to get in touch with the government's services and activities.
How to stay connected using this service:
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