#7 Stopping crimes in Uttar Pradesh
In Lucknow, WhatsApp is being used to report traffic violations and curb crimes. According to press reports, more than 3000 challans have been issued based on WhatsApp pictures and videos that people have sent to the police. This number is connected to a woman helpline 1090. Additionally, the government police has found WhatsApp useful to curb corruption among railway staff.
#8 Tackling absenteeism among MPs
Press reports report that the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has ordered the creation of a group on WhatsApp to tackle the problem of absenteeism of its MPs. The WhatsApp group will inform MPs about important meetings and sessions.