MCC makes its debut on Twitter | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru: Want to have an internet tete-a-tete with Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC)? Then do this @mangalurucorp. With minimal if any social networking existence so far, MCC overdue on Thursday announced its coming on micro blogging and social networking website — Twitter that provides netizens the luxury of an upward to 280-character visual and verbal interaction with the civic body. The handle, because its launching, has gained 11 counting and followers.
The urban community body within this coastal town is a newcomer to social network in contrast to Bengaluru, Hubballi-Dharwad and Mysuru civic bodies. While mayor of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is on Twitter (@BBMP_Mayor) because April 2015, Hubballi-Dharwad municipal corporation (HDMC) — @HDMCHubliDwd and Mysuru City Corporation – @mysurucitycorp joined twitter in December 2015 and January 2018 respectively.
asserted he had been surprised to observe that MCC didn’t have a social networking existence, Akshy Sridhar, MCC commissioner told TOI that this was the very first step in establishing that the civic body’s existence online. “For a town as literate as Mangaluru, the civic body must have made its presence felt on the web,” he explained adding opening the deal is going to be a increase towards engaging with stakeholders.
“We can connect with individuals through the manage to be aware of what they need,” Sridhar said. The Twitter manage allows MCC to get immediate feedback, Sridhar said. “We will have a look at how to use the manage to enlarge our interaction with all the individuals,” Sridhar said.
Former deputy mayor Purushottam Chitrapur was the first off the blocks to draw focus of @mangalurucorp in pointing out that road lights don’t operate correctly between Kulur bridge to Baikampady across the federal highway. This causes difficulties for drivers through the night and will end up grounds for injuries, ” he said.


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