Last Update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the efforts of the people in making the ‘Clean India’ Campaign and the Startup India Campaign successful. He also hailed Haryana for its improved sex ratio and said appreciated the efforts made by Haryana and Gujarat towards the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign. He also announced the start of a service to make Mann Ki Baat available at any time of the year, simply by giving a missed call. He also praised people’s efforts at beautifying railway stations in various states.Also Read - Kejriwal Govt Urges Centre to Confer Bharat Ratna on Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna
Modi also announced an improved Crop Insurance Scheme and appealed to the people to make it more successful, so that more farmers are covered under the scheme. He invited suggestions from students across the country to help make exams a stress free period for students appearing for important Board exams. Also Read - PM KISAN Samman Nidhi Yojana: Modi Govt Takes Big Decision, Issues Guidelines To Reprocess Failed Transactions For Beneficiaries
11: 35 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Guwahati in Assam will be hosting the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) sports event. He also announced that India is hosting International fleet review 2016 at Visakhapatnam, wherein the Indian Navy will showcase its fleet capacity. “India has had a golden maritime history. We are divided by land boundaries, but sea unites us”, Modi said. Also Read - Breaking News Highlights: Mamata to Meet Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal Tomorrow
11:30 AM: Startup India Campaign saw Lakhs of registrations. Happy with the great response, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. He also appealed with students across the country to send in suggestions on how to be stress free during the exam time period. Modi also extolled the work of citizens in beautifying the railway stations in cities in various states across the country.
11: 25 AM: Listen to Mann Ki Baat any time that you like by giving a missed call to 8190881908. The service is available in Hindi right now, but efforts are being made to make the programme available in other regional languages also.
11: 20 AM: Fasal Beema Yojana (Crop Insurance Scheme) to help financial secure Indian farmers. “India’s farmers have not been able to benefit from the scheme. I appeal to you to help me connect more and more farmers to the scheme so that they can reap the benefits.”
11: 15 AM: “There has been a lot of talk about duties. But discussions on responsibility should also be encouraged. People have come forward on their own and made initiatives to keep their environment clean. I am satisfied in the way the campaign has progressed”, said Modi
11: 11 AM: Haryana and Gujarat celebrated Republic Day in a different manner. They made the eldest most educated girl in the villages to hoist the national flag. Modi congratulated the state’s imagination. He hailed the states for giving a boost to “Beti bachao, beti padhao” campaign.
11: 08 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi evoked Mahatma Gandhi to appeal to people to give a boost to Khadi. He said that Khadi manufacturing increase leads to an increase in employment opportunities. Modi also appealed to people to use the solar ‘charkha’ (the spinning wheel).
11:06 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses on the importance of khadi fabric using Sardar Patel’s text. ‘Khadi is a symbol and an icon. It’s also made its place in fashion industry. My appeal to people to give place to khadi in their wardrobes is making an impact on their minds.”
January 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation shortly on the 16th edition of his popular radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’. The programme will be aired on All India Radio (AIR) and will also be telecast on television channels DD National, DD News, DD Bharti and DD India. We at India.com also give you live updates on PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat. The broadcast will be aired on all regional channels all across the country tonight at 8 pm.
You can hear Mann Ki Baat programme on your mobile phones, through the ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’. You can get live streaming links of the radio broadcast of Mann Ki Baat on India.com here. The programme was a novel initiative by the Narendra Modi government to start a direct dialogue between the people and the Prime Minister’s Office. People send in letters, suggestions and commentary on day-to-day issues and problems, which is when discussed by the PM in the show. Also Watch: Live Streaming of Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat: Listen to PM speech live on All India Radio (AIR) at 11 am IST
In the last edition, PM had laid an emphasis on the involvement of the citizens in disposing their duties towards the country, by announcing the ‘Duties of a Citizen’ contest. Modi had also announced that the winner of the contest will receive a certificate signed by him, as the award and national recognition. Modi had stressed the need to keep the tourists destinations of the country clean and hygienic. Modi had also stressed on the initiative for organ donation that has been started by the government to encourage people to engage in the noble deed.