National, 31 March 2022: To engage and connect with people from across India in their native language and share updates on multiple initiatives, the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, has enhanced its social media presence with 21 spokespersons opening accounts on multi-language micro-blogging platform – Koo. Along with the Principal Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence, the PROs from Chennai, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Palam, Pune, Shillong, Srinagar, Trivandrum and Vizag have opened individual accounts on Koo – which is the largest multi-language platform for self-expression.

Kooing from the handle @SpokespersonMoD, the Principal Spokesperson of the Defence Ministry shared an update on NCC cadets, and how the institution instills values of selfless service among the youth.

The PRO Srinagar, Ministry of Defence Kooed photos from a cultural program organized among the local communities of Ladakh.

Meanwhile, PRO Hyderabad, Ministry of Defence, shared pictures from a sailing championship conducted by the Indian Naval Sailing Association in Karwar.

Welcoming the PROs to the platform, a Koo Spokesperson, said, “We are truly honored that 21 Public Relations Officers from the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, have come onto Koo – a platform which democratizes the voice of Indians. We are confident that our multi-lingual features will enable the PROs to share updates, initiatives and activities that are undertaken by the Ministry, and to engage with people from across the country in their local language and on a real-time basis.”

The Koo App enables Indians to express themselves online in 10 languages – Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Assamese, Punjabi and English. The platform is well represented by several Government Departments and Union Ministries, and has over 7,000 eminent accounts from across politics, sports, entertainment, media, art & culture, spirituality, etc.