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Live: Without good governance we will not see any difference in the lives of common people, says PM at townhall

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 August 2016, 17:50 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun his first townhall address.

The townhall address will also see launch of new MyGov initiatives. The Prime Minister begun by and distribution of awards to winners of MyGov contests - Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, Duties of a Citizen, Governance Quiz and India Africa Quiz.

The event saw the participation of various ministers and senior government officials, which will be inaugurated by IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and will have four sessions.

The first session 'Do' will cover contests on design innovation, eGreetings as also volunteering, poll and survey functionalities of MyGov while the second one 'Discuss' will see officials and MyGov contributors in an interactive discussion on brainstorming ideas and sharing experiences.

The third session will invite fresh ideas for improving user experience, introducing new features for the platform and the panel for this includes social media representatives, MyGov users, Members of Parliament who have contributed to MyGov, and senior officials of the Ministry of Electronics and IT, and NIC.

The fourth session will cover the 'Disseminate' theme and focus on #TransformingIndia website, eSampark portal and MyGov live events as the channel of government communication with citizens.

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Prime Minister begins his address:

Highlights of his speech:

First published: 6 August 2016, 17:50 IST
 
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