Union Minister of State for Communications and Technology Killi Kruparani on Thursday said that she was planning to extend video conference facility to other towns of Srikakulam district also to resolve their grievances of people quickly. Currently, the facility is available in Srikakulam and Tekkali, enabling public to interact with the Minister when she is held up in New Delhi and other places due to Parliament session and official programmes. She listened to the grievances of the public from New Delhi through video conference and talked to the officials concerned immediately to find a solution to their problems.

Delay in appointment of ration shop dealers, non-issuance of pattadar passbooks, job opportunities for unemployed engineers and other issues were brought to the Minister’s notice on Wednesday. Congress party spokesperson Ratnala Narasimhamurthy said that even TDP activists were utilising the video conference facility to submit their petitions. He asked the people to go by 9 a.m. to her camp offices located in Srikakulam and Tekkali on every Tuesday and Thursday if they wanted to talk to the Minister through video conference.