Kerala CM’s public outreach event’s live webcast gets 3.68 lakh hits


Tvm: The live webcast of the Kerala Chief Minister, Shri Oommen Chandy’s marathon public outreach programme (jana samparka paripadi) at the Chandrasekharan Nair stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on November 10, 2011 has got record hits of 3.68 lakhs over a period of 15 hours. The live webcast on the CM’s website ( which started from 9.30 am on Thursday went on till the end of the programme at 12.30 am on Friday. The CM had launched his state-wide ‘people contact programme’ from Kozhikode on November 05.

Apart from record website hits, the mass contact programme at Trivandrum has set the record not only in time but also in the number of complaints settled in a single event. The CM heard the complaints of the public for a marathon 15 hours without a break. The event here outplayed the one held at Kozhikode by handling more than 30,000 complaints and disposing of around 25,000 complaints on the spot. A total of Rs.60 lakhs was disbursed as financial assistance to different people. Those petitions which needed detailed study were directed to offices concerned for immediate action.

According to a release from the Chief Minister’s office, the live webcast of the mass contact programme in Thiruvananthapuram was viewed by thousands of people including the Karnataka Chief Minister, Shri V Sadananda Gowda. Inspired by the Kerala CM’s live webcast of his office chambers, the Karnataka CM is also planning live webcast from his office at the Vidhan Soudha in Bangalore.

Kerala IT News


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