All India Radio earns Rs 10 crore from PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in last 2 fiscals

The 'Man Ki Baat' radio show by the Prime Minister is posting increasingly better revenue in every fiscal, in recent information given by the MoS I&B the show has garnered Rs 10 crore in two fiscals an increase from when the show was initially launched.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: July 20, 2017 10:38 am
Narendra Modi, Man ki baat The ‘Man Ki Baat’ has generated a revenue of Rs 10 crore for AIR in last two fiscals. (File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday. In 2016-17, the revenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore,while it was Rs 4.78 crore in 2015-16, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said in a written reply. He said regional version of the address is also broadcast in 18 languages and 33 dialects on the same day after the completion of the original broadcast.

Besides, the minister said the English and the Sanskrit versions are also broadcast by the AIR. Rathore said that ‘Mann Ki Baat’ is disseminated on transmitters for domestic audience and through Internet and shortwave (SW) transmitters for global listeners. Launched on October 3, 2014, Prime Minister Modi addresses the nation every month in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme.

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  1. K
    Karmakar
    Jul 20, 2017 at 2:09 pm
    Not clear how the money was made. If it through adverts then it means PSUs have been bamboozled into providing money. And if it private companies then why are they paying for government messages. It is not the job of the PM to generate money, he must run the country. Growing unemployment, rampant corruption in the Skill India programme, destruction with demonitization, ill planned GST , Swatch Bharat is a joke, endless wars in Kashmir and China breathing down our necks. And press is going gaga over 10 crores of unexplained income ?? What are the bhakts coming to ??
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      Truth
      Jul 20, 2017 at 6:12 pm
      It's all a matter of monkey business which is only understood by Modi and his monkey-bhakts 🐒!!!
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    2. Riva Singh-Designer
      Jul 20, 2017 at 1:21 pm
      #गुड़िया_हम_शर्मिंदा_है_तेरे_कातिल_जिन्दा_हैं s कोटखाई शि ा हिमाचल में 8 जुलाई को मानवता को शर्मसार करने वाली एक घटना को अंजाम दिया गया जंगल के रास्ते स्कूल से घर लौट रही 10वी कक्षा की एक मासूम बच्ची के साथ बड़ी ही क्रूरता से नोच नोच कर बच्ची के शरीर को 6 दरिंदो ने पहले तो सामूहिक बलात्कार किया फिर उसका गला दबा कर उसकी हत्या कर दी और उसे जंगल मे निर्वस्त्र फेक दिया पोस्टमॉर्टम रिपोर्ट से पता चला कि बच्ची के हाथ और पैर भी तोड़ दिए गए थे उस मासूम ने बचने का बहुत प्रयास भी किया लेकिन हिमाचल पुलिस और प्रशाशन ने इस केस को पहले तो गम्भीरता से नही लिया बाद में जनता छात्र संगठन Abvp के दवाब में कार्यवाही की तथा कुछ लोगो को गिरफ्तार किया लेकिन बताया जा रहा है कि असली अपराधी अब भी गिरफ में नही है जो की एक नेता का रिस्तेदार बताया जा रहा है हिमाचल सरकार हत्यारो को बचाने का पूरा प्रयास कर रही है पहाड़ की यह मासूम गुड़िया आज इन दरिंदो की बजह से अपनी जिंदगी गवा चुकी है आज कोई राजनीतिक पार्टी कोई NGo उसके साथ नही खड़ा है कोई भी tv चैनल इस खबर को नही दिख रहा है
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        dd
        Jul 20, 2017 at 12:26 pm
        Modi is doing all the right things. Sometimes they work sometimes they dont. But he is trying and rampant corruption is lowering that is good.
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          K G
          Jul 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm
          Wonder what the critics of "Mann ki Baat" will have to say? At least AIR earned revenue when the radio is hardly considered a medium.
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            Bharat Maa
            Jul 20, 2017 at 5:09 pm
            anyway bhakts like you will never understand the real things. if thats the case why not modi travel by train that Indian Railways earn more? anyway bhakts will never understand and accept the jumla by feku team.
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