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PIB Launches Webpage on Good Governance

Press Information Bureau has launched a webpage to mark ‘Good Governance Day’ on the website of the Bureau. The webpage is one-stop information resource on the former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose 90th birthday coincides with the Good Governance Day on 25th December. A presentation on the webpage was done to apprise Secretary Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Bimal Julka about the features of the page. Praising the webpage, Shri Julka said “efforts like this are step towards making people aware of the accomplishments of Shri Vajpayee” and hoped that general public, researchers and mediapersons will find the page a valuable resource.

The webpage contains more than three hundred speeches of the former Prime Minister in both Hindi and English, segregated into themes like governance, education, science and technology and economic reforms. It has archival photographs of the key moments of the life of Shri Vajpayee including his tenure as Foreign Minister and Prime Minister. Another highlight of the page is films made by Films Division and Doordarshan on Shri Vajpayee. The page also provides video links to many key speeches of Shri Vajpayee. On the Audio front, the page carries ‘Kaljayi Swar Sampada’ comprehensive collection of Shri Vajpayees representative moments including his poetry, prepared by All India Radio.

Keeping in the spirit of Good Governance Day, the page carries links to videos on best practices in governance, compilation of award winning case studies in innovative governance. The webpage also carries features written by senior journalists, close colleagues of Shri Vajpayee.

The page carries sharable links for different social media platforms. There is a subject specific twitter widget to provide stream on the hashtag #GoodGovernanceDay.