Congress on Monday appointed Supriya Srinate as chair of the social media and digital platforms division in its communications division. She replaces Rohan Gupta, who was immediately appointed spokesperson for the party.
“The President of the Congress has approved the appointment of Supriya Srinate as Chair of Social Media and Digital Platforms in the new Communications Division with immediate effect,” the party said in a statement.
“The party appreciates the contribution of Rohan Gupta, the outgoing chairman of the social media department. Rohan Gupta has been appointed an official representative of the AICC with immediate effect,” the statement said.
The party renamed its communications department, appointing Jairam Ramesh as the responsible general secretary. The party also appointed Pawan Kher as the chairman of the media and publicity department in the communications department.
The Congress during the Chintan Shivir in Udaipur decided to strengthen its communications wing to improve communication with the people. The Communications Department will have social media and digital platforms at its disposal, as well as party communications units in all states to ensure better coordination.