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PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat helped All India Radio generate ₹30 crore: RTI

Prime Minister's Mann ki Baat helped state-owned radio broadcaster generate four times the revenue the government spent on its advertisement, according to a Right to Information reply.The RTI application filed by Aniket Gaurav wanted to know about the total expenditure incurred and revenue generated since the premiere of the show in 2014 till September 2020.

As per the reply, the government spent Rs 7.29 crore on various advertisements issued for the publicity of Mann Ki Baat, through various mediums, it helped All-India-Radio generate a whopping Rs 30.28 crore.Mann Ki Baat, an initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was started in October 2014 as an attempt to directly reach out to the public. The Prime Minister addressed the 70th episode on October 25, 2020.

News source ~ Times Now