The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will spend about Rs 6 crore on setting up social media management teams.
Mumbai civic body will appoint 31 information technology (IT) assistants, all from the Maharashtra Information Technology Corporation Limited (MAHA-IT), in various departments.
The official informed that a proposal to award a contract of Rs 5.80 crore will soon be tabled in the Standing Committee meeting.
The official also informed that the civic body will hire 21 people from seven zonal offices, three in the Disaster Management Cell and one each in Roads, Public Relations, Bridges, Gardens, Health, Solid Waste Management and Storm Water Department to handle social media accounts.
Besides this, four technical staff members-three content designers and one social media expert will be hired for the headquarters. (AIR NEWS)