The Manthan Award winning program ‘Hello MP!’, an unique ICT based program, uses a laptop with internet to connect the grassroots with Members of Parliament and enable discussion. The initiative, also called ‘Gramalap’ (গ্রামালাপ) in Bangla, uses mobile phone calls for uninterrupted voice communication, given the poor internet connectivity of some rural and remote areas.
how we do it
Traveling for meeting the MP in person is difficult and costly. Connecting over the internet is easier.
It’s good for me, and even better for the people who can’t meet me otherwise.
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