The journey of Mann Ki Baat, which commenced on Vijay Dashami in 2014, has been meticulously chronicled to celebrate the significant milestone of 100 episodes of this popular radio show. The book, 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100,' pays tribute to this inspirational journey, featuring a special foreword authored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. Now available online, the book goes beyond being a mere collection of transcripts or a reflection of the past; instead, it serves as a compelling chronicle of India's evolving narrative of progress.
‘Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100’ provides valuable insights and offers a comprehensive, section-by-section analysis that encompasses a wide spectrum of sectors and regions. The first section delves into the unique approach taken by PM Modi to establish an effective two-way dialogue between himself and the nation. The second section sheds light on how PM Modi's appeals for social change consistently resonate with the citizens of the nation. The third section celebrates the richness of India's civilization, and the fourth and final section presents statistical data related to the popular radio show. Additionally, this section also presents both qualitative and quantitative analyses of the listeners and episode content, uncovering captivating insights.
'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100' highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unique approach in recognizing individual and collective efforts not just in India but also overseas. The book demonstrates how these developments, from environmental conservation to technological innovation, cultural preservation to social welfare, have ignited thoughtful conversations and research, advancing the nation's progress and prosperity. It all comes down to the Prime Minister's fitting reference to Mann Ki Baat as "Guno ki puja" in the 100th episode.
About ‘Mann Ki Baat’
The radio show Mann Ki Baat, in many ways, stands as an innovative and audacious experiment. The program broke away from the traditional political discourse and governance discussions, establishing itself as a dialogue with the nation. Its focus has consistently been on the lives and stories of ordinary individuals who have brought about extraordinary change in society. It continues to be a source of inspiration for Indians to spark social change at their own level, regardless of their location.
Over the years, Mann Ki Baat has evolved beyond being a simple radio show. It has become a beacon of hope for millions of Indians and a platform where the nation can listen, learn, and grow together. Over the course of 100 episodes, PM Modi has managed to touch the hearts of millions of Indians who eagerly anticipate his address on the last Sunday of each month. The episodes have honoured India's unsung heroes, acknowledged the relentless efforts of our farmers, appreciated the creativity of our artists, and celebrated the spirit of India’s young innovators.
'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100' stands as an affirmation of the nation's potential and spirit, proving that by coming together, we can indeed ignite collective goodness and build a brighter future. In the foreword, PM Modi beautifully expresses Mann Ki Baat's essence:
"Each episode of Mann Ki Baat is a testament to the indomitable will and strength of our people and their relentless pursuit of progress and development."
~Prime Minister Narendra Modi
A number of prominent personalities have expressed their enthusiasm about the book's release. Below are a few snapshots of their sentiments:
I am happy that several people over the years have undertaken extensive research on #MannKiBaat and shared their insightful findings with people. Another such effort is the book ‘Igniting Collective Goodness’ by @BlueKraft, which chronicles how this programme has become a means…— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 21, 2023
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… pic.twitter.com/gBMAEMgtcv— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) October 17, 2023
Happy to learn that @BlueKraft is coming out with the book 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann ki Baat @ 100". #MKB100Book— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) October 17, 2023
As the title of the book itself suggests, Mann ki Baat, the monthly radio broadcast by PM @narendramodi ji, has been a platform to celebrate the collective… pic.twitter.com/XninOjFzI3
An amalgamation of resolves , resolutions and results . A dialogue between a people and their Prime Minister- Igniting Collective Goodness is a must have . It celebrates the quintessential capacities of individual citizens who are humane ,their journeys of service and sacrifice. pic.twitter.com/yDYwKIRZGY— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) October 19, 2023
Received a copy of a book on “Mann Ki Baat.” Chronicles the remarkable journey of the @airnewsalerts which reached 100 episodes in April’23.— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) October 18, 2023
Small, self-motivated good deeds of nation building have found recognition in the words of @PMOIndia, one Sunday each month.
Those following India’s transformation will find the recently released “Igniting Collective Goodness: MannKiBaat@100” to be of great interest.— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) October 20, 2023
It chronicles an impactful development journey, which has generated so much energy and enthusiasm. It also brings out the people… pic.twitter.com/g8dLsCgH30
Received an advance copy of 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100', published by @bluekraft. The success of 'Mann Ki Baat' reflects PM Shri @narendramodi's exceptional connection with the people of India. Through his interactions, Modi ji has fostered a collective… pic.twitter.com/a80WTh9nMZ— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) October 18, 2023
PM @NarendraModi ji’s Mann ki Baat has served as a stage to celebrate the collective goodness of 1.4 billion Indians.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) October 17, 2023
This must read book 'Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann ki Baat @ 100' by @BlueKraft chronicles the massive transformational impact of this initiative.
Excited to read 'Igniting Collective Goodness' which celebrates the journey of 100 episodes of @mannkibaat and encapsulates the impact that it had on more than 100 crore people, not just in our country but also beyond.— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) October 20, 2023
I urge each and everyone to go through this book and… pic.twitter.com/DFwVUjRdhQ
Honourable PM's Mann Ki Baat has acted as a catalyst in bringing motivating stories from across the country to everyone. I am thrilled to see the compilation of these stories as a book, Igniting Collective Goodness, and look forward to reading it.🇮🇳🇮🇳🙏 https://t.co/paEbiOv5AU— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) October 20, 2023
Absolutely elated to hear about this one- Igniting Collective Goodness is a book honoring the distinctive endeavors and personal dedication of Indian citizens! 🤍 @bluekraft @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/QTF8T7HKkc— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) October 19, 2023