Going hi-tech, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) launched video-conferencing with district units as part of its strategy to bridge the communication gap with party office bearers, right up to rural areas.
State Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan and PCC chief Manikrao Thakre while launching the project yesterday from the state Congress party headquarter spoke to select principal office bearers of 17 district units including city and rural Congress in the first phase.
"We have launched the video conferencing with our party office bearers to know the issues directly them and also get real feed back on various developmental projects of the Congress-led government in the state," Thakre told PTI today.
The MPCC has now direct connectivity with 40 party units including both city and rural unit and in the first phase, both units of Nagpur, Pune, Sangli, Satara and Aurangabad along with district units of Jalgaon, Raigarh, Ratnagiri, Solapur, Nanded, Parbhani and Thane.
Video conferencing with remaining party units will be taken up shortly, Thakre said.
Nagpur city and district Congress president Jaiprakash Gupta said its good beginning and a number of office bearers including Yadavrao Shirpurkar (VP), Vijay Babhare (GS), Bandopant Tembhurne, Gajraj Hatewar,Abhijit Wanjari, Tufail Ashar, Meenakshi Thakre, Umeh Sahu and John Thomas and Jaiprakash Parekh (GS) participated in the video conference.