Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation via his Mann Ki Baat radio show in the 45th edition of the monthly broadcast on Sunday.
The 44th episode of the monthly programme was aired on All Indian Radio and Doordarshan. The programme will also be streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and DD News.
Here are the highlights:
Modi had said in a tweet that he would like people to share their ideas and suggestions on the Narendra Modi App and the My Gov Open Forum, and can also dial the toll free number 1800-11-7800 to record their message for the Prime Minister in Hindi or English.
People can also give a missed call on the number 1922 and follow the link received in SMS to directly give the suggestions to the Prime Minister.
Akashwani will broadcast the programme in regional languages immediately after the Hindi broadcast. Regional language versions of the programme will also be repeated at 8 p.m.
Earlier, in a tweet, the Prime Minister said, the diverse thoughts and inputs received for Mann Ki Baat have greatly enriched the platform.