Hyderabad: The Telangana State IT Department and Twitter India on Wednesday conducted a joint workshop on ‘Effective Use of Twitter in Governance’.
The workshop highlighted the various ways in which the micro-blogging platform could be leveraged by various Government agencies and best practices in using the platform effectively and some advanced tools were presented at the workshop.
Currently, several departments, and State government agencies use Twitter as an important communication platform. Two most popular official handles of the state government are @TelanganaCMO and @MinIT_Telangana
The half-day workshop was attended by social media teams from the I&PR, IT, Municipal Administration, Tourism and Police departments.
A high level team comprising of Ms Mahima Kaul, Head, Public Policy & Government, Rachit Uppal, Head, Industry Partnerships, and Payal Kamat, Manager – Public Policy & Government have conducted this workshop, while Dileep Konatham, Director Digital Media, Govt of Telangana coordinated the proceedings of the workshop.