Trivandrum: Chief Secretary of Kerala, Jiji Thomson has jumped on the Social Media bandwagon in an effort to connect with people directly and to disseminate information to the citizens. The social media handles are facebook.com/cskerala and twitter.com/cskerala.
In a statement issued from the Office of the Chief Secretary, Jiji Thomson said, “I am very pleased to have the opportunity to connect to you all through the social media. It is our duty and responsibility to utilize any and all avenues available to connect and disseminate information to the general public as expeditiously as possible. This will further allow the exchange of information between the Government and the people of Kerala in a more direct, timely and efficient manner.”
“At the beginning I’ll be personally operating the social media handles with your support and cooperation. I will hand it over to my communication team for a better and effective dialogue, once the process is set up and streamlined without losing the direct touch”, he added.
Jiji, a 1980 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, took charge as the Chief Secretary of Kerala on January 31, 2015.
In the recent past, several IAS Officers have taken the Social Media path to directly connect and interact with the people.
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