New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country through his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday. During this time, PM Modi advised being cautious during the Coronavirus crisis. This is the time of the festival in the country but, however, there is a sense of discipline already among the people due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
People are getting back to their daily life while taking all the measures to avoid the novel coronavirus. PM Modi also said that to avoid corona, a mask and two yards distance is necessary. Also, PM Modi spoke about children's toys. He urged for becoming a vocal for local toys.
Also, PM Modi urged the start-ups to team up for toys as this will match the call for 'Vocal for Local'. 'India is known as the land of innovators and we should have India-entric games,' PM Modi further added. During the programme, PM Modi said that on 5 September, Teachers' Day will be celebrated. During COVID-19, our teachers have faced many challenges but they have accepted all the challenges with bravery.
Teachers and students are innovating together. PM Modi also highlighted the fact that the New Education Policy will play an important role in innovation in the education sector. Also, PM Modi said that the world believes in the ability of Indians to innovate and deliver solutions and when there is a sense of dedication, compassion then this power becomes limitless.
PM Modi further added that there are several Indian apps who have been gaining popularity like 'Koo' for microblogging and 'Chingari'. Previously, PM Narendra Modi had asked the citizens of India to share their inputs for the 68th edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on August 18. However, in the last program, Prime Minister Modi had targeted Pakistan and recalled the sacrifice of martyrs of Kargil. Prime Minister had also appealed to the youth to share the stories of the soldiers during the Kargil War.