AIR earns Rs10 cr from Mann Ki Baat in 2 fiscals
: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
In 2016-17, the renenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.78 crore in 2015-16, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said in a written reply. He said regional version of the address is also broadcast in 18 languages and 33 dialects on the same day after the completion of the original broadcast. Besides, the English and the Sanskrit versions are also broadcast by the AIR. pti