After Modi diktat, 2 more Union Ministries join Twitter

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Jul 25 2014, 16:06pm hrs
Following up on the push by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking all his Ministers and Ministries to join Twitter, two more union ministries debuted on the platform.

The Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will be tweeting from their handles @MoHFW_INDIA & @TexMinIndia.

Twitter has emerged as the platform of choice for the NDA Govt to communicate with the citizens of India with the PM leading the charge with his personal handle (@narendramodi), complimented by his offices official handle (@PMOIndia), to share updates.

The Prime Ministers cabinet is flocking to Twitter as well, with nearly 40 ministers and ministries already sharing daily updates with their followers about the goings on in their respective ministries.

Earlier the Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) and the Home Ministers Office (@HMOIndia) had joined Twitter, with the Railway Ministry even live tweeting the rail budget on their debut.