New book 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @100' tells story of India's unique journey under PM Modi's leadership: Amit Shah
New Delhi, India: As BlueKraft Digital Foundation launched a book titled 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @100' on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the new book sheds new light on how PM Modi with the sheer power of his words rallied the nation behind common goals of greater goodness.
Shah on the social media platform 'X', shared his views about the book and said it tells the story of a unique journey undertaken by India under the leadership of PM Modi.
"The new book 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100' tells the story of a unique journey undertaken by our nation under the leadership of PM @narendramodi Ji. It sheds new light on how Modi Ji with the sheer power of his words rallied the nation behind common goals of greater goodness," Shah posted on 'X'.
"Powered by data and insights, the book is a must-read for the youths who wish to reflect on the transformative journey, as Mann Ki Baat crosses the mark of the 100th episode. On this occasion, I congratulate @BlueKraft, the publisher of the book, for coming up with this literary gem," the Home Minister's post mentioned.
In a post on X (former Twitter), BlueKraft Digital Foundation said,"'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100' is an endeavour by BlueKraft Digital Foundation to capture the inspiration drawn from PM @narendramodi 's beloved radio program, Mann Ki Baat, spanning its illustrious 100-episode history."
'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat@100' is the third book in the series, all of which capture the journey to a distinct milestone of Mann Ki Baat--an ongoing dialogue, that has kept the nation engaged once a month since October 3, 2014.
The first book was published following the culmination of 26 episodes and was released in May 2017 by the then-President of India. The ensuing book, marking 50 episodes was the second milestone and was launched in March 2019 by the then-Finance Minister of India.
In his foreword in the book, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote "Man Ki Baat has become a platform for the voices of our nation, particularly those from the grassrots, whose stories of perseverance and courage continue to inspire us all."
Igniting Collective Goodness celebrates the collective impact of individual goodness, on the landmark occasion of Mann Ki Baat completing 100 episodes in April 2023.
With over 23 crore regular listeners, and 96 per cent of the Indian population aware of the programme, the Prime Minister has made it a point to communicate his heartfelt issues directly to the citizens of India through the course of his immensely popular radio programme. Picking up on themes that were explored by the Prime Minister, the book is divided into four segments with nineteen chapters and traverses the entire gamut of the Mann Ki Baat phenomenon.
From overarching themes like Nari Shakti, Jal Shakti and Swachh Bharat, to matters of national import, such as Atmanirbhar Bharat, Science and Technology, Health and Fitness, Cultural Reawakening and impetus to Sports, the book explores many interesting subjects.
The popular program on All India Radio, Prime Minister's Mann Ki Baat was started on October 3, 2014. The 30-minute program completed 100 episodes on April 30 this year.