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PM Narendra Modi on Mann Ki Baat: 'Digital payments will help fight corruption and proliferation of black money'

PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat Is Aired On The Entire Network Of All India Radio And Doordarshan At 11AM On Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 26 Feb 2017, 12:52:43 PM

New Delhi :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Sunday through 'Mann Ki Baat'. It was the 29th episode of his regular radio programme. 

In this edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM talked about IRSO's record satellite launch, digital transactions, Digi Dhan and the Clean India initiative. He also thanked the Indian Blind team for winning the world cup. While concluding his speech, PM Modi encouraged youth of the nation to come forward and take part in government initiative for nation's growth. 

In the last episode of his monthly radio show, PM Modi focused on the Class X and XII Board examinations. The exam will commence from March 9, a day after the last vote is cast in the assembly polls.

Here are the key highlights from PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat: 

# PM Modi concludes his Mann Ki baat address on AIR.

# ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ movement is moving forward with rapid strides. It has now become a campaign of public education

# The whole world celebrates 8th March as Women’s Day. In India, more importance needs to be given to our daughters

# Women players are bringing glory to the nation. Congrats to women players won silver at Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy

# Our Divyang brothers and sisters are capable, strongly determined, courageous and possess tremendous resolve

# PM Modi appreciates Indian team for winning the Blind T-20 World Cup

# PM Modi appreciates Doordarshan for broadcasting a special programme of ‘Swachchhta Samachar’.

# Government, society, institutions, organizations, in fact everyone, is making some or the other effort towards Swachhta

# The hard work of the farmers has resulted in a record production of more than 2,700 lakh tonnes food grains

# Economic prowess of villages imparts momentum to the nation’s economic progress

# Agriculture makes a major contribution to the fundamentals of our country’s economy

# Remembering him, one teach at least 125 persons about downloading BHIM App & procedure of making transactions through it

# This scheme will complete its 100 days on 14th April, the birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

# I urge my countrymen, especially youth of our country & those who have won prizes, to become ambassadors of these schemes

#Delig hted to learn that till now, under Lucky Grahak & Digi-Dhan Yojana, 10 lakh people have been rewarded

# A lot of emphasis is being laid on Digi Dhan. People are moving towards digital currency. Digital transactions are rising

# Our society is increasingly turning out to be technology driven. Systems are getting technology driven: PM

#The attraction of science for youngsters should increase. We need more & more scientists.

# Inquisitiveness has played a significant role in the journey of progression of human life and development

#India has successfully tested Ballistic Interceptor Missile. This is a cutting edge technology in the arena of security

# On behalf of our countrymen, I heartily congratulate the scientists at ISRO

# PM Modi on ISRO's satellite launch: It is a matter of exultation for us that the entire campaign was led & steered by our young & women scientists.

# Particularly for my farmer brothers and sisters, our new Satellite Cartosat 2D will be immensely helpful

# India created history by becoming the first country to launch successfully 104 satellites into space at one go

# After the successful mission of sending Mangalyaan to Mars, recently ISRO scripted a world record in the arena of space

# PM Modi mentions about Shobha Jalan who on Narendra Modi App asked him to share thoughts on achievements of ISRO

# My gratitude to lakhs of citizens for sending in a multitude of suggestions when I ask for them before Mann Ki Baat.

# The festivals of Vasant Panchami, Mahashivratri and Holi, impart hues of happiness to a person’s life

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First Published : 26 Feb 2017, 10:36:00 AM

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