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CP Joshi to go live on Google Plus Hangout

Posted on Feb 27, 07:52PM | IBNS

New Delhi, Feb 27 : Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) CP Joshi will interact live with people and take their suggestions on highways safety through Google Plus Hangout on Mar 29.

In a bid to make Highways Safety an all-inclusive mission, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is organizing this Citizen Dialogue on experimental basis.

Interacting with media here on Wednesday, Joshi said this dialogue is an extension of the Ministry's IT initiatives to connect with people of the country.

"From today the Ministry will also be on online platforms like Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus," he said.

The ministry's tweet handle will be @MORTHIndia and YouTube channel is http://www.youtube.com/MoRTHIndia.

In order to participate users can submit their suggestion on the ministry's website www.morth.nic.in or post on the ministry's Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus pages.

"With Internet reaching far and wide, the Ministry aims to reach out to a larger section of audience and gauge their feedback. The minister's conversation with people will expedite the process of inclusion of people's voice in policy making," said an official release.

"This feedback will be there in public domain and users can engage online. Once any idea reaches a critical mark of 5000, it will be brought to the notice of concerned officials. The feasibility of the suggestion will be examined, and those found suitable will be implemented," it said.