No mobile phones in Cabinet meetings: PMO

Delhi: In order to stop leaking of sensitive information and policy decisions, the government took a decision to ban the use of mobile phones in cabinet meetings.

The Central Secretariat recently issued a circular to this effect. The circular was issued at the direction of the PMO.

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The Central Secretariat asked all the private secretaries to brief their ministers ‘appropriately’ about the decision that “smart-phones/mobile phones henceforth will not be permitted inside meeting venues of Cabinet/Cabinet committees.”

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