Vodafone, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) jointly launch Active Citizenship guide

Kolkata, Sept 11 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS)  Vodafone Essar, one of India’s leading cellular 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.

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).

The guide answers fundamental questions concerning issues like sound pollution, illegaly dumping garbage, food adulteration and street lights repairs etc.

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.

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 ( www.calcuttapublic.org) for everyone to read and download it.

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