Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation

Salient points of PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio on 28 Jan, 2018

This is the first episode of Mann Ki Baat in the year 2018. Just a few days ago, we celebrated our Republic Day with great fervour. This is the first time in history that heads of 10 Nations attended the ceremony

Kalpana Chawla inspired women all over the world

It is in our culture to respect women

Women are advancing in many fields, emerging as leaders. Today there are many sectors where our Nari Shakti is playing a pioneering role, establishing milestones

A few days ago, the Honourable President of India met women achievers, who distinguished themselves in various fields

Here, I would like to mention the Matunga Railway station which is an all-women station. All leading officials there are women. It is commendable

India’s Nari Shakti has contributed a lot in the positive transformation being witnessed in our country and society

I want to appreciate the women of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh. This is a Maoist affected area but the women there are operating e-rickshaws. This is creating opportunities, it is also changing the face of the region and is also environment friendly

Our society has always been flexible

I want to talk about something very unique in Bihar. A human chain was formed to spread awareness about evils of Dowry and child marriage. So many people joined the chain

Darshan from Mysore, Karnataka has written on My Gov. He was undergoing an expenditure of six thousand rupees a month on medicines for the treatment of his father. Earlier, he wasn’t aware of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana.

But now that he’s come to know of the Jan Aushadhi Kendra, he has begun purchasing medicines from there and expenses have been reduced by about 75%. He has expressed that I mention this in Mann Ki Baat, so that it reaches the maximum number of people and they can benefit

Towards affordable healthcare and ‘Ease of Living.’

Mission Clean Morna River is a wonderful initiative, where people came together to clean the river

I am sure you all felt proud after reading about the Padma Awards. We have honoured those who may not be seen in big cities but have done transformative work for society

Honouring those who have done pioneering work across India.

On 30th January we observe the Punya Tithi of Bapu. Peace and non-violence is what Bapu taught us. His ideals are extremely relevant today