Mann Ki Baat Highlights: ‘Team up for toys’, PM Modi’s another push towards Aatma Nirbhar Bharat

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Updated: August 30, 2020 11:43:34 am

Mann Ki Baat Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the countrymen in monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio today.

modi mann ki baat, mann ki baat live updates PM Narendra Modi’s wants India to become a hub of toys.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country has seen unprecedented restraint, simplicity in festivals during COVID times. In his Mann Ki Baat address, PM Modi said that there is a strong bond between festivals and environment in India, adding that it is inspiring and touching to see how people are a lot more cautious now. Speaking about the importance of toys in the upbringing of kids, he said that toys are very important for children’s development and called for making India a toy production hub. He said the global toy industry is over Rs 7 lakh crore but India’s share is very small. “We will have to work to increase it,” he said and underlined that even Rabindra Nath Tagore has spoken about the importance of toys. “I urge our start-up to ‘Team up for Toys’, this also matches our call for Vocal for Local,” he said. The PM also noted that in the New Education Policy a lot of attention has been given on the impact of toys on different aspects of children’s lives. “Learning while playing, learning to make toys, visiting toy factories, all these are now part of the curriculum,” he said.

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Mann Ki Baat, August 2020 Live Streaming, Updates

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    11:31 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi on Teacher's Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said we will be celebrating Teacher's day on September 5. During the coronavirus pandemic, our teachers have faced many challenges but they have been brave and have adapted to technological changes.

    11:29 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    PM Modi on role of dogs in security forces

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about the important role that dogs who have been trained to assist in important operations of the Indian Army, play.

    11:28 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    September should be observed as nutrition month: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that September should be observed as a 'nutrition month'. He adds that the correct amount of nutrition received during childhood ensures a child's proper physical and mental development and health.

    11:25 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Aatma Nirbhar Bharat App innovation challenge

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said an app innovation challenge was put before the youth of the country. Our youth participated enthusiastically in this Aatma Nirbhar Bharat App innovation challenge. After a lot of scrutiny, awards were given to around two dozen Apps from 7,000 entries.

    11:22 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    PM Modi bats for India-centric computer games

    PM Modi said that computer games are also very famous. Both young and old play them. But most of them are influenced by the West. We should have India-centric games. We can be 'Aatma Nirbhar' in this regard. "We have many different applications that are made in the country - like 'Koo' for microbloging and 'Chingari' - and these are gaining popularity."

    11:20 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    'Learning while playing included in NEP'

    PM Modi said that in the New Education Policy a lot of attention has been given on the impact of toys on different aspects of children's lives. Learning while playing, learning to make toys, visiting toy factories, all these are now part of the curriculum.

    11:18 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    'Team up for Toys': PM Modi's appeal in Mann Ki Baat

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India's share in the global toy industry is very small. It is not right for us to have such a small share, we have to work towards improving this. "I urge our start-up to 'Team up for Toys', this also matches our call for Vocal for Local."

    11:16 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi on toys production in India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that toys are very important for children's development. How can India become a toy production hub? This is necessary as toys can be used to build minds. Even Rabindra Nath Tagore has spoken about the importance of toys.

    11:16 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    PM Modi mentions about Thaaru tribal community's festival

    PM Modi speaks about a festival being celebrated in West Champaran district of Bihar. He said people belonging to Thaaru tribal community have been observing a sixty-hour lockdown for centuries. The Thaaru community has adopted BARNA as a tradition for protection of nature; that too for centuries.

    11:11 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Mann Ki Baat: Modi speaks on Parv and Paryavarad

    Prime Minister said: There is a strong bond between our festivals and environment. We have many festivals that are related to the protection of our environment. Onam is being celebrated during this time around the world, and it is becoming an international festival. It is a festival with a deep connect with farming and harvesting.

    11:10 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    PM Modi speaks how Covid-19 has changed festival days

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: "Usually these days are meant for various festivals but coronavirus has changed that. People are a lot more cautious now, and the disclipine is touching and inspiring."

    11:07 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Mann Ki Baat Live: PM Modi begins address with mention of Ganesh festival

    PM Modi begins his address with a mention of Ganesh Utsav. It is a 10 day celebration that merks the birth of Lord Ganesha. It is one of the most anticipated festivals in the country.

    10:52 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    Mann Ki Baat 68th edition today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts in monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme. This will be the 68th edition of the monthly radio address.

    10:49 (IST)30 Aug 2020
    PM Modi invites ideas for Mann Ki Baat programme

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites ideas and suggestions for his Mann Ki Baat programme every month. This month's speech will be aired on August 30 on All India Radio. People can record their message by dialing 1800-11-7800. They can also write on the NaMo App or MyGov.

    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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