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Govt using social media to address public grievances: Naidu

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The use of is among top priorities for the when it comes to addressing public grievances, Union Minister said today.

"Addressing public grievances through the is one of our top priorities. In fact, our Prime Minister has the highest number of followers on Instagram, more than the US President," Housing and Urban Development Minister Naidu said at Mindmine Summit here.

He said the present era is an era of disruption, which is also embedded in the policy-making process of this

"In fact, the word disruption best suits the way our Prime Minister Modi functions. While is a fight against corruption and to ensure digitalisation of financial transactions, is a revolutionary transformation implementing single system," the Minister said.

The drive for payment channels and financial inclusion will ensure direct benefit transfers to Indians and will bring them into the formal financial system, he said.

"Twenty-eight crore bank accounts have already been opened under the financial inclusion drive," he said.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 18:07 IST