Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday highlighted the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ''Mann Ki Baat'' at the National Awards for Community Radio held in Delhi.
After presenting the awards to all the winners, the Union Minister commended the role being played by all the representatives of community radio stations from all across the country.
Stating that radio is the most powerful and reliable medium of communication, he highlighted the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ''Mann Ki Baat'' and said, "'Mann Ki Baat' has now become ''Desh Ki Baat (talk of the nation)' and everyone's 'Dil Ki Baat (talk of the heart)'."
Mr Javadekar announced that the aim of the government is to increase the number of community radio stations from 262 to 500 to give further fillip to the Community Radio Movement in the country.
He also released the booklet "Jan Connect: Clear Intentions, Decisive Actions" on key decisions taken by the government in the first 75 days of its second tenure.
Mr Javadekar said that the booklet "Jan Connect: Clear Intentions, Decisive Actions" presents the landmark decisions taken in the first 75 days of the second term of the government.
Highlighting the achievements of the government, Mr Javadekar stated that the decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir was taken to ensure that the quality of life of local people improves through the applicability of several laws and legislations like Right to Education, reservation benefits, among others.
Mr Javadekar also highlighted the increase in spending on infrastructure development, key decisions like that on "Triple Talaq", financial support for farmers, pension for workers in unorganised sector and businessmen etc, stating that all the decisions have been taken keeping the ultimate beneficiaries, the people in mind.