ANANTNAG: With a view to facilitate direct interaction between the people and the Government, the district administration Anantnag has been put on FACEBOOK. The facebook page by the name “DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION ANANTNAG” has been launched by District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Saugat Biswas, here today.
Biswas maintained that with the deeper penetration of internet, and wide internet usage by all and sundry, both through computers and mobile phones, facebook medium has become a potent tool for direct communication with the masses. “We intend to upload developmental projects, photographs and videos of events in the district, information regarding upcoming schemes on the site on regular basis. We shall also be able to receive comments from people of Anantnag district, their complaints, requirements and grievances on the forum. The forum will provide us a direct interface with the public where we intent to instill confidence in the people regarding governances by way of more efficient information sharing and grievance redressal” he said.
The initiative intended to go a long way in improving knowledge sharing among the general public and help the administration in better governance. This is an attempt to bring people more closer to the administration and addressing the issues of public importance more quickly.