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Modi's website gets new, mobile friendly look

Upgraded has latest details on governance initiatives and development schemes

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

Modi's new mobile friendly website launched

The personal website of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got a new look as it has been upgraded with slick design, user-friendly navigation and engaging content. The upgraded website has the latest details on governance initiatives and development schemes of the government.

Modi tweeted: “My website has an all-new look and remains a repository of information that would interest you. Check it out.” He said, “The website is also very mobile friendly, so you can browse the site on your mobiles on the go.” The website has several write-ups on popular schemes like Clean Ganga, Swachh Bharat and Make in India.

In addition, information on Modi’s work as chief minister of Gujarat and his governance initiatives can also be found easily. The website continues to have features like news updates, Modi’s biography, his profile, pictures, videos and audio of the radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

“Fresh in content and attractive in design, the website will surely bring the Prime Minister closer to the netizens,” a release from the Press Information Bureau stated. It said Modi’s “firm belief in technology has been seen time and again… minutes after he read the oath of office on May 26, 2014, the Prime Minister’s official website got a fresh look with a personalised message from him. His own personal website, underwent a total transformation on May 16, 2014, when the election results were declared. Similar updates of the website happened in 2013 and 2012 as well.”

Recently, the ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’ was launched. “The app particularly sought to tap into the mobile using youngsters. Modi has time and again urged the youth to share ideas on his app, the last one being for the National Youth Festival in Chhattisgarh,” the PIB release said.

Modi’s popularity on social media is at record high. “His (personal) Twitter profile @narendramodi has almost 17.3 million followers and his Facebook page has 31 million likes,” the release said. Recently, Facebook page of the PMO crossed the 10 million mark. On Twitter (@PMOIndia), the number of followers stands at 9.4 million.

He is also active on Instragram where recently the number of his followers crossed one million.

“He has also invigorated other government departments with technology. The MyGov platform remains a popular platform to share inputs and ideas on matters of policy and governance,” the PIB release said.

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First Published: Sat, January 16 2016. 00:24 IST