PM Modi’s Mann ki Baat helps AIR generate four times the revenue the govt spent on its advertisement

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mann ki Baat has helped All-India-Radio to generate a whopping Rs 30.28 crore.

According to a Right to Information reply, the state-owned radio broadcaster generated four times the revenue the government spent on its advertisement,

The RTI application was filed by Aniket Gaurav- he wanted to know about the total expenditure incurred and revenue generated since the premiere of the show in 2014 till September 2020.

The RTI said that the government spent Rs 7.29 crore on various advertisements for Mann Ki Baat’s advertisement, through various mediums.

Mann Ki Baat

Here is what Minister I&B, Prakash Javdekar said

“Congress has been raising issues, where there aren’t any. Mann Ki Baat is the first initiative by any PM to have a direct dialogue with the people of the country. He speaks to men, women, youngsters, elderly and the farmers, and all sectors. This has been a rather unique experiment which the people of India have experienced.”

He added, “There were several who had asked for the expenditure over it and now we have given it. It was Rs 7.30 crore, however, the revenue it has generated has been four-fold. I compliment the PM for having this dialogue and we oppose the politics of negativity by the Opposition.”

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Here is what Congress leader Rashid Alvi said

“The PM should to come every day so that India’s economy grows.”

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