Mann Ki Baat Highlights: PM Modi says 3 lakh artisans gained employment opportunities through Hunar Haat

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Mann Ki Baat, February 2020: PM Narendre Modi said that nearly three lakh artisans have gained opportunities of employment through the Hunar Haat.

Mann Ki Baat Live Streaming, Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat PM Modi said that 3 lakh artisans have gained opportunities of employment through the Hunar Haat.

Mann Ki Baat Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to visit Hunar Haat near India Gate in Delhi. Addressing the nation through his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme, he said that nearly three lakh artisans have gained opportunities of employment through the fest. “A few days ago, at a small place at Hunar Haat in Delhi, I witnessed hues of our country’s diverse expanse, cultures, traditions, cuisines & the warmth of emotions,” he said. This year, Hunar Haat is based on the theme ‘Kaushal Ko Kaam’. Thousands of artists participate in the event to showcase their creative arts and crafts. The 10-day fest will conclude today. In the previous edition on January 26, PM Modi had said violence never resolves any issue and solidarity should be the key to resolving every issue. “Brotherhood should foil every attempt to divide us,” the PM said in an apparent reference to violence during anti-CAA protests.

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Mann Ki Baat February 2020: PM Narendra Modi addresses nation through radio

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    11:48 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM extends best wishes to students appearing in board examinations

    "I think students will be busy with their exams till next Mann Ki Baat. My heartiest wishes to those who are busy, carefree," he said, adding that "we will meet again in next Mann Ki Baat with lots of new topics. Namaskaar".

    11:45 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi talks about "Mission Saahas"

    Kamya, PM Modi said, is now on new mission, which is called 'Mission Saahas'. Under this she is trying to conquer highest peaks of all continents, also be skiing on North, South poles. I wish Kamya all the best for 'Mission Saahas'. He said, "A Nation that is fit, will always be a nation that is a hit. I make a special appeal to all of you to visit the place of your choice, pick up the activity of your interest and ensure integrating of your life with adventure."

    11:44 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: Entrepreneurship of women, daughters a matter of pride

    He said entrepreneurship of women, daughters of our country, their courage, are a matter of pride for each one of us. I would particularly like to share with you, the achievement of 12-year-old daughter Kamya Karthikeyan. Kamya, 12, has concquered Mount Aconcagua. This is the highest peak of Andes Mountains in South America, which is about 7000 meters high. "Every Indian will be touched by the face that at the beginning of this month, when Kamya conquered the peak, the first thing she did wa to hoist our tricolour there," he said.

    11:41 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Sisters, mothers setting a pace for a positive transformation in society: PM

    PM Modi said that New India is not willing to tag along with old approach. In particular, our sisters, mothers grasping challenges hands on thus setting a pace for a positive transformation in society. Purnia region in Bihar is inspiration for people across country, he said.

    11:39 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Use of biojet fuel to reduce India's dependence on crude oil imports: PM

    The PM said that the beautiful valleys of Ladakh witnessed a momentous event on January 31, for History, was made when an Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft took off from Leh's Kushok Bakula Rimpoche Airport. Notably, Biojet Fuel is prepared from non-edible tree borne oil. It is procured from various tribal areas of India. These efforts will not only reduce carbon emissions but may also reduce India's dependence on crude oil imports.

    11:35 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi on ISRO's Yuvika programme

    The Prime Minister said on Namo App, Paras wants me to tell about ISRO's Yuvika programme. Yuvika is very commendable effort on part of ISRO to integrate youth with science, he said. The Yuvika programme was launched for school, students in 2019. It is an acronym for Yuva Vigyani Karyakram and this programme is in consonance with our vision "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Anusandhaan". In this programme, students after their exams, during their holidays, visit different centres of ISRO and learn about space technology. "If you wish to be a participant of this training, you can register by visiting the website of Yuvika linked to that of ISRO.

    11:27 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi talks about ISRO's facility to sit, watch rocket launching at Sriharikota

    PM Modi said that children, youth in India are increasingly taking a keen interest in Science & Technology. When I was in Bengaluru during Chandrayan2, I witnessed immense enthusiasm & fervor on part of children present there. There was no sign of drowsiness from any angle. "To give a fillip to this very enthusiasm in children & young people; ISRO launched a facility to sit, watch rocket launching at Sriharikota. Online booking is also possible through a link provided on ISRO," he said.

    11:25 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi speaks about Tamil poetess Avvaiyar

    PM Modi said that the great Tamil poetess Avvaiyar writes - "Katrathu Kai man alavu Kalladathu Ulagalavu"- This means, what we know is but just a handful of sand; what we do not know is like a universe in itself.

    11:19 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi talks about new species of fish fund in Meghalaya

    PM Modi said that biologists have discovered a new species of fish whose habitat is within the caves of Meghalaya. It is believed that this fish is the largest among aquatic species found under the surface of caves. 'It lives in dark, dark underground caves, with little chance of light reaching in. Scientists are perplexed at the ability of this large fish to survuve in such deep caves,' he said. It is a matter of joy that our India, and especially Meghalaya is home to a rare species. It lends a new facet to India’s bio-diversity, he added.

    11:16 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    India home to many migratory species: PM

    PM Modi said that throughout the year, India is home to many migratory species. "We are told that more than 500 varieties of birds fly in from varied regions. Recently, Gandhinagar host to COP13 convention, where this phenomenon was mulled over, discussed and deliberated," he said.

    11:14 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    India to chair COP convention on migratory species for next 3 years: PM

    PM Modi informed that it is a matter of pride for that for next 3 years, India will chair the COP convention on migratory species.

    11:12 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    3 lakh artisans gained employment opportunities through Hunar Haat: PM Modi

    PM Modi said that listening to a divyang woman at Hunar Haat was source of fulfillment. She told me that earlier she used to sell paintings on pavement. Her life changed after she connected with Hunar Haat. Through Hunar Haat, close to 3 lakh artisans gained opportunities of employment.

    11:07 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi encourages people to visit Hunar Haat

    PM Modi narrated the story of a divyang lady painter at the Hunar Haat. He urged the people to visit the fest. "A few days ago, at a small place at HunarHaat in Delhi, I witnessed hues of our country’s diverse expanse, cultures, traditions, cuisines & the warmth of emotions," he said.

    11:04 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi begins his address

    PM Narendra Modi is addressing the nation through his montly radio programme Mann Ki Baat. He is talking about his visit to Hunar Haat near India Gate. The

    11:01 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat 61st episode: Highlights

    In the previous edition on January 26, PM Modi had said violence never resolves any issue. "No problem in the world can be solved by creating another. It can be solved by seeking an optimal solution," he said in an apparent reference to violence during anti-CAA protests.

    10:50 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Dial 1922 to listen to PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat

    If you missed listening PM Modi's speech on radio, just dial a four-digit toll-free number -- 1922 to listen to his Mann Ki Baat programme. The service was launched in 2016.

    10:45 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat today: PM Modi tweets

    PM Narendra Modi has tweeted that he will be addressing the nation on Sunday at 11 AM through radio.

    10:42 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    When Barack Obama joined PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

    In January 2015, then US President Barack Obama had joined PM Modi in his radio programme. The two leaders jointly addressed the nation. The programme was aired on January 27, 2015. Obama was the chief guest for the Republic Day celebration in 2015.

    10:33 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: 62nd episode

    Today's Mann Ki Baat is the 62nd episode. The programme is aired on the last Sunday of every month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the people of India through this programme and raises various important issues.

    10:25 (IST)23 Feb 2020
    PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat today

    PM Narendra Modi will address the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat today. His speech will begin at 11 AM. The PM's address will be broadcast on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan.

    Mann Ki Baat is a monthly programme hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The first Mann Ki Baat programme was aired on 3 October 2014. The PM's address to the people is broadcast on all channels of All India Radio, DD National and DD News.
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