18th Edition of Prime Minister’s Mann ki Baat 2.0 aired on 29th November, 2020

Prime Minister in his Mann ki Baat Programme said,culture helps a lot during crises and plays a major role in facing and handling it. He stressed on the importance of taking cultural heritage to the maximum number of people through the medium of technology. Mr Modi said that recently, he interacted with the students of many educational institutions, from IIT Delhi to IIT Guwahati through video conferencing. He asked students to contribute as alumni to their institutions even after they graduate. He said the nation has now started to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine after breaking out of the lockdown phase. He however cautioned that any negligence regarding Corona would be very deadly. The Prime Minister also focused on the recent agricultural reforms that have opened new doors of possibilities for farmers. He said right knowledge which is free from misconceptions and rumors can act as a force multiplier for every individual. He lauded Mohammad Aslam from Baran district of Rajasthan for raising awareness among farmers. Mr Modi also praised Virendra Yadav of Haryana’s Kaithal district who returned from Australia two years back and is working to provide a solution to the stubble burning issue. The Prime Minister requested the youth to visit villages in their vicinity and talk to the farmers and make them aware of the innovations in farming and the recent agricultural reforms.