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.

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.”