100th Episode Of Mann Ki Baat
Mr Modi stated that Mann Ki Baat, like Vijay Dashami, had become a festival of goodness and positivity since it was first broadcast on October 3, 2014. He stated that the project has been his means of communicating with the people since he arrived in Delhi as Prime Minister in 2014.
Points to Ponder:
- During the 100th episode of his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the country’s tradition of preserving and promoting education and culture.
- He mentioned the National Education Policy and the possibility of studying in regional languages as examples of how the country is working towards this tradition.
- Mann Ki Baat is a radio programme that has turned into a “festival of goodness and positivity,” according to Mr Modi. Since becoming Prime Minister in 2014, it has been his means of communicating with the people.
- The special 100th episode aired live at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as well as in all Raj Bhavans.
- The Indian government has made extraordinary preparations to commemorate the occasion, including spectacular projection mapping events at prominent heritage sites such as Delhi’s Red Fort and Mumbai’s Gateway of India.
- In addition, the Culture Ministry has decided to publish a series of Amar Chitra Katha comic books about the people named in the radio programme.
- The government has implemented programmes to reduce dropout rates and increase educational quality. Some people have also contributed to the education of those in need.
- According to Mr Modi, in a year when India presided over the G-20, the country’s desire to enrich varied global cultures via education has grown stronger.
- The Indian government has worked hard to ensure that the benefits of education and culture reach all citizens, particularly those in need.
- Mann Ki Baat has been transmitted to a variety of communities, including madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, and special arrangements have been made for prominent dabbawalas and women’s prisons in Mumbai.
Mann Ki Baat
- “Mann Ki Baat” is an Indian radio programme hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on All India Radio, DD National, and DD News in which he addresses the people of the country.
- According to a declaration made by the Information and Broadcasting Minister in the Rajya Sabha in July 2021, the program’s major goal is to build a discourse with residents on concerns of day-to-day government.
- There have been 100 episodes since the first programme on October 3, 2014, and the 100th episode was televised internationally on April 30, 2023.
- It is India’s “first visually enriched radio programme.”
- Radio was chosen as the medium for the programme because it has a greater reach, reaching an estimated 90% of the total Indian population.
- The free dish from Doordarshan’s Direct to Home (DTH) service sends feeds of the 20-minute-long programmes to television and radio networks.
- According to a survey conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, the programme has reached a large audience, with over 100 crore people have listened to it at least once, and at least twenty-three crore people having “listened to or viewed” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio broadcast regularly.
- More than 61,000 ideas were sent on the website within the first fifteen addresses of the Mann Ki Baat broadcast, and 1.43 lakh audio recordings were received from listeners. Every month, a few calls are chosen to be broadcast.
- “Mann Ki Baat” became available in regional languages on June 2, 2017, to broaden the program’s audience as much as possible.
- On November 25, 2018, All India Radio aired the program’s 50th episode.