India to aims to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

18 June, 2023 | Anupam Shrivastava

Mann Ki Baat National

In his monthly radio program "Mann ki Baat," Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted India's ambitious goal of eradicating tuberculosis (TB) by 2025.

In his monthly radio programme “Mann ki Baat,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that India has set a goal of eradicating tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, and that “Ni-kshay Mitra” has been given responsibility for this movement.

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has put the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (Ni-kshay Mitra Initiative) into action.

“India has set a target of eradicating TB by 2025. Ni-kshay Mitra has taken charge of this movement against TB. Thousands of people are adopting TB patients in rural areas. This is the true strength of India. The youth is also contributing to achieving the target of eradicating TB by 2025,”

PM Modi recalled Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Mann Ki Baat by saying, “Along with the bravery of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, there is a lot to learn from his governance and his management skills. The works done by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, especially regarding water management and the navy, increase the pride of Indian history even today.”

“The forts built by him, even after so many centuries, are still standing proudly in the middle of the sea,” he added.

PM Modi praised those who worked to revive a river in UP and said, “In the Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, people have revived an extinct river. The river’s source is also being developed as an Amrit Sarovar.”

Explaining the theme of the International Day of Yoga this year, PM Modi said, “The theme for this year’s International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. This expresses the spirit of Yoga that unites and takes us together.”

“This time I will lead a yoga session for the first time at UN Headquarters on the 9th International Day of Yoga,” PM Modi stated during Mann Ki Baat .

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the people of Kutch for facing Cyclone Biparjoy with “full courage and preparedness,” saying that the strength of disaster management that India has developed over the years has become a “example.”

On Thursday night, about 10 km north of the Jakhau Port in Kutch, Gujarat, Cyclone Biparjoy, which had its origins in the Arabian Sea and had swept across the west coast of India, made landfall.

“The strength of disaster management that India has developed over the years is becoming an example today. Cyclone Biparjoy wreaked so much havoc in Kutch, but the people of Kutch faced it with full courage and preparedness,” told PM Modi during Mann Ki Baat radio programme.