Tell people about government schemes: PM to Ministers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of his Council of Ministers at the Sushma Swaraj Bhawan in the national capital on Sunday and stressed the need for “effective communication” with the public including on social media.
According to the sources, the Prime Minister also directed the Ministers to take the work done by the Centre to the people and apprise them about the government schemes.
Top bureaucrats were also present in the meeting.
“Cabinet Secretary Rajeev Gauba made a presentation today on the central government schemes, their reach and impact. Some important issues including inflation where India stands in comparison to the world and the pre-NDA era before 2014 were also mentioned in the presentation,” sources said.
“Another presentation was made by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade secretary and I&B secretary during today’s meeting. The key focus was on the work done in the health and education sector by the government,” they added.
According to the sources, the Prime Minister once again laid stress on the need for effective communication and the importance of being visible on social media and other tools of communication.
“All this to make the work done by the government visible to the people,” sources said.
The messaging by the Prime Minister comes at a time when the General elections are only a year away.