New Delhi, 24th August, 2016: Press release regarding launch of new revamped website (bilingual) of Minority Affairs Ministry:

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today here launched new Hindi website and updated and revamped English website of the Minority Affairs Ministry.

The new improved and revamped website, available athttp://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in provides easy navigation and it is very user friendly. The website is also adaptive to other devices such as iPads and mobiles.

On the occasion, Shri Naqvi said that the Minority Affairs Ministry is committed to serve the people through all means which also include use of technology, social media and others. This is a part of our efforts to reach out to the common man at large scale so that fruits of development reach to the last person of the society directly in a transparent manner.

Shri Naqvi said that the Ministry should add new features from time to time based on feedback and suggestions from the users.

Shri Naqvi said that the new revamped website of the Minority Affairs Ministry has details of various welfare schemes, aimed at socio-economic-educational empowerment of the Minority communities. He expressed confidence that the revamped website will be useful to the people. The needy people can easily avail the benefits of the welfare schemes by taking information about these schemes from the website.

Shri Naqvi said that the website will now be able to provide a more interactive experience for users and help them to understand the programmes/schemes of the Ministry in a simple and clear manner.

Photo gallery, video gallery, press releases, newspaper releases are the added features of this website. Website has links with social media sites- Twitter, Facebook and Youtube. Feedback mechanism is available in the website through which citizen may give their feedback about the Ministry’s schemes/programmes directly.

The website has also links to other prominent sites like MyGov, PM-India, National Portal, GoI Web Directory, PMNRF, PG Portal, National Scholarship Portal etc for easy navigation.

Shri Naqvi said that to address the grievances of the common people, the Miniority Affairs Ministry has started “Samadhan Cell” to take a quick action on the people’s complaints/suggestions/feedback.

Shri Naqvi said that the Ministry has also been planning a mobile app for scholarships to provide an easier platform to the students to apply for various scholarships through their mobile phones.