In order to reach out to its younger generation, Bihar has turned to social-networking sites. Facebook and Twitter being used to disseminate information on policy and governance issues related to the state.
The government’s information and public relations department has opened accounts on Facebook and Twitter sites, which officials say would be used to inform, propagate and share views on important issues.
People can easily get updates on the government’s activities through these social-networking sites. It is also possible for anyone to to the friend list on Facebook and Twitter.
The friend request can be submitted to the address of information and public relations department given on the account pages.
Officials said that once the request is accepted, one can use networking sites’ applications to ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ an activity of the government, download information, share it and comment on it.