Governance through citizen participation @ social media3 min read . Updated: 20 Oct 2014, 12:54 AM IST
In the last couple of years, various social media initiatives, like using Facebook, have come up where govt agencies have shown proactive interest to engage with citizens
In India there are about 187 municipal corporations. Municipal corporations serve cities with a population of a million or more each. Municipal corporations are a sign of development, urbanization, prosperity and mushrooming slums, filth and unplanned progress. One thing, however, is clear in a city: the penetration of mobile phones is significantly high. In fact, in some of the municipalities, it could be as high as 400%.
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