Govt Sets Regulations for Social Media Use by Government Employees in Jammu and Kashmir

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The government of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has laid down certain rules and regulations for its employees regarding the use of social media. These rules are intended to ensure that the employees maintain a certain level of decorum and professionalism while interacting with the public on social media platforms.

According to these regulations, no government employee is allowed to discuss or criticize any policy or action taken by the government in public or in any meeting of any association or body. This means that any criticism or discussion of government policies must be limited to the internal channels of communication within the government. This is to ensure that the public has confidence in the government’s ability to function effectively and efficiently.

In addition to this, the regulations also state that no government employee shall make any statement of fact or opinion in any radio broadcast or document published in their own name or anonymously. This includes any communication to the press or any public utterance. This is to ensure that the employees maintain a certain level of professionalism and do not engage in any activity that could be deemed as discrediting the government or its policies.

These rules are important because government employees are representatives of the government and their actions and words can have a significant impact on the public’s perception of the government. Therefore, it is essential that they maintain a high level of professionalism and adhere to the regulations set forth by the government

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