New Delhi, Feb 22: With the medium of immensely popular Radio programme "Mann Ki Baat", the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to interact with students, who will appear in the CBSE exams and competitive entrance tests, this year.
To address the young brigades of India, PM had urged teachers and parents of the students to share their experiences, so that it would help them to prepare well for the exams.
On Monday, Feb 9, PM Modi had tweeted, "Was thinking about this month's radio prog & thought...why not share 'Mann Ki Baat' with students preparing for board & competitive exams."
"I urge students, parents & teachers to share exam experiences that would inspire youngsters & even motivate them in exam preparation", he had said in an another tweet.
The HRD Ministry had issued a circular on the CBSE website, urging students and teachers to tune in to AIR at 8 pm on Sunday.
"Through Mann Ki Baat the Prime Minister will focus on students preparing for board exams and competitive tests with the intent to share inspiring and motivating experiences and thoughts," the circular stated.
The CBSE exams will begin on Monday, March 02, 2015.
Last time, the PM had held a joint address with the US President Barack Obama, who had visited India for the January 26 Republic Day celebrations.
The half-an-hour-episode programme, that airs on Sunday twice every month, was launched on October 3, 2014 and can be heard on All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan channels, Vividh Bharti, FM Gold, and FM Rainbow radio. It is also live-streamed on the prime minister's website.
So far, PM has interacted with radio listeners on varied topics like cleanliness, tax evasion, skill development, drug abuse and and promotion of khadi by the people.