Mann Ki Baat 2.0: Chandrayaan-2 launch taught me fearlessness and faith, says PM Modi
New Delhi, July 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in his Mann ki Baat radio address, lauded the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, saying he hoped that the mission will inspire the Indian youth towards science and innovation.
This is the second Mann Ki Baat programme after Modi assumed office for the second term.
Speaking on Chadrayaan 2, he emphasised that it was a 100% Indian mission which proved Indian scientists are among the best in the world. India must be proud of this grand space success that the entire world watched in awe, the PM said.
The year 2019 has been a good one for Indian space and science, Modi said.
The PM lauded Jharkhand for its appreciable efforts towards water conservation. He also made a special mention of the Haryana government for initiating measures that have helped farmers. He also cited futuristic water policy measures that Meghalaya has undertaken.
Water conservation was the thrust of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast after winning the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
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PM Modi appealed to the people to use water resources judiciously. He said just like swachhata (cleanliness), Indians should also contribute towards making water conservation by making it a mass movement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal came at a time when large parts of India are affected drought. Cities like Chennai and Bengaluru are staring at acute water scarcity with most water sources dried up.
Today's Mann Ki Baat will be broadcast on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan and AIR website, www.allindiaradio.gov.in.
It will also be streamed live on the YouTube channels of the PMO, I&B Ministry, AIR and DD News.
AIR will broadcast the programme in regional languages immediately after the Hindi broadcast. The regional language versions will also be repeated at 8 PM.