Preparations afoot to operate twitter in all govt. offices

Published On: July 24, 2018 04:46 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 24: The government, in a bid to implement e-information system, digitalization and e-governance, is preparing to make sure all the government offices in the country compulsorily operate their own twitter handle. 

According to Pradhumna Prasad Upadhyay, Chief at the 'Hello Sarkar Desk', operating twitter accounts in public offices would make information dissemination easier and efficient. 

Stating that the preparation was underway to make sure all the public offices employ this social media tool, Upadhyay viewed that public could lodge their grievances without having to visit the government offices themselves and undergo tedious paperwork for the same. 

Many government offices have been operating their respective Facebook accounts in line with the government's instruction aimed at easing the information exchange convenient and effective. 

According to him, works to formulate 'Work Procedures to Use Twitter handle in government agencies-2075' was in the offing. Upadhyay stated that the Work Procedure concerning the Twitter Handle would be passed at the earliest to implement mandatory operation of Twitter handle in all government offices. 

The Work Procedure instructs the Twitter handle be attractive and service-seekers-friendly and be operated daily and regularly. 

He shared that around 10 percent of the total government agencies in the country are currently operating Twitter handle. RSS

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