Vodafone Launches Guide To Active Citizenship For Kolkata

Vodafone Essar, one of India’s leading GSM mobile service providers, in association with Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and PUBLIC, has launched the Guide to Active Citizenship in its attempt to empower the citizens of Kolkata.

The Guide was unveiled by Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, Sridhar Rao, CEO, Vodafone Essar East Ltd and Bonani Kakkar, President, PUBLIC (a non-governmental organization).

This guide is a ready reckoner to address most common civic issue faced by people of Kolkata in their day to day lives, claimed an official spokesperson. The guide answers fundamental questions concerning issues like sound pollution, illegally dumping garbage, food adulteration and street lights repairs etc. Subsequent to the launch, the guide will be made available to all Vodafone Stores and also be distributed along with the postpaid bills.

Speaking on the occasion, Sridhar Rao, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Essar East said, “The Guide to Active Citizenship is an endeavour to drive awareness on civic issues and consciously empower people to take action against any nuisance. It aims at encouraging citizens to actively participate in the upkeep of their own city.”

It will also be available at the PUBLIC site for everyone to read and download it. To Download the Guid just click here (pdf link).

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santu
September 12, 2010 9:21 am 9:21 AM

@sandip
OK. BUT TELL ME ONE THING, WHAT DO KOLKATANS NEED FIRSTLY? A BOAT WITH LIFE JACKETS HANGING IN PARK CIRCUS CROSSING WHERE FLOODS(/WATER LOGGING) HAPPEN SELDOM OR A BROCHURE HAVING ALL THE INFORMATION & PHONE NUMBERS OF KMC OFFICIAL WHOM YOU CAN DIRECTLY CONTACT IN YOUR NEEDS. AND MOREOVER IF YOUR WARD IS WATER-LOGGED, IT’S THE KMC PEOPLE WHO WILL RESCUE YOU NOT THE AIRCEL.

sandip
September 12, 2010 6:59 am 6:59 AM

go to park circus crossing you will see a boat with life jackets hanging there by aircel @santu

tarun roy
September 11, 2010 9:46 pm 9:46 PM

I have no idea what are the use of these kind of steps expect publicity.

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