Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi urges everyone to promote BHIM app

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Digital payments will help fight corruption and proliferation of black money.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 26, 2017 12:53 pm
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Remembering Dr B R Ambedkar in his monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged everyone to teach at least 125 persons how to use the BHIM app. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant recently claimed that the digital payments app was downloaded a record 17 million times. The prime minister went on to add that whoever had benefited from the DigiDhan scheme to become its ambassador. According to reports, over Rs 100 crore was awarded under Lucky Grahak Yojna to nearly 8 lakh customers. “Digital payments will help fight corruption and proliferation of black money,” said PM Modi.

PM Modi also spoke about how farmers across the country have broken all previous records by producing a bumper harvest this year. “We have produced a bumper crop this year and have broken all the previous records. I urge the farmers to also grow different type of food grain,” he said.

He congratulated the Indian blind cricket team on winning the World Cup and appreciated the performance of ‘divyang’ players in Rio Paralympics. “We welcomed the performance of our ‘divyang’ players in Rio Olympics. I congratulate Indian blind Cricket team on winning the world cup,” he said.

The prime minister began his monthly address congratulating ISRO scientists on the recent rocket launch. “Our scientists have made us proud. ISRO has recently made a world record recently by launching 104 satellites successfully. This is also 38th successful launch by PSLV,” he said. He also spoke about India successfully test firing the Ballistic Interceptor Missile.

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    Rattihallirao
    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:36 am
    Is it a coersion Mr PM, are we permitted to use Cash? Your prompt reply is solicited. Is there penalty for not using BHIM?
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      Simba
      Feb 26, 2017 at 7:11 am
      Is RSS/BJP traitors or nationalist?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;PDP considers terrorist afzal guru a martyr and RSS/BJP are in bed PDP in kashmirlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Modi INSULTED India when in foreign land on tax payer money, by saying he was ashamed of being born in Indialt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Midi insulted India by visiting stan like a coward.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Modi HUMILIATED soldiers by inviting ISI to investigate their own terror attack and give themselves clean chitlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJP members arrested for being ISI agent, recently.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Midi has 10,000 crore KG basin scamlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Sahara Birla diaries NAMES midi receiving bribes - hence the w case was shut down including corporate culprits.
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        SubbuI
        Feb 26, 2017 at 1:28 pm
        MANN KI BAATH. EVERY MONTH CERMONS FROM NALAYAK NMODI THE SAFFRON DICTATOR.HE DOES NOT HAVE ANY FEELING FOR THE SOUTH INDIAN KILLED IN HATRED STATE INSTIGATED KILLING IN HIS DUPLICATE TRUMP AMERICA. BECAUSE HE HIM SELF HAD BUTCHERD 30 iNNOCENT AND VERY POOR INDIANS IN GUJARATH IN 2002. SHAME TO HAVE A PRIME MINISTER LIKE THIS THUG
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          SubbuI
          Feb 26, 2017 at 1:31 pm
          TYPOS IN MY BELOW COMMENT;- lt;br/gt;3000 iNNOCENT AND VERY POOR INDIANS not 30 INNOCENT AND POOR INDIANS
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            Amit C
            Feb 26, 2017 at 6:49 am
            Like PM Modi promoted E-Transactions in elections campaigninglt;br/gt;Shameless Jumla King :(
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              Shekar
              Feb 26, 2017 at 10:45 am
              Bull.....No way. Utter waste of tax payers money printing new notes which have already been copied...plete waste exercise.
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                Shekar
                Feb 26, 2017 at 10:42 am
                Completely illogical. From where these figures have come?
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                  Sunil Chavan
                  Feb 26, 2017 at 8:23 am
                  Dear PM Pl let people know first how many black money recovered after demonetisation, How many old notes came to RBI. Don't make fool us.
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