Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi lauds Sitapur’s ‘Drone Didi’ for modernizing agri practices

2024-02-26 11:23 AM IST

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sunita Devi from Sitapur, UP during ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on February 25. Prime Minister Modi lauded the efforts of Sunita on the phone call. Drone Didi is a landmark effort to empower women working in the agriculture sector. It involves the deployment of 15,000 drones and making `drone didis` out of women—(SHGs) under the Pradhan Mantri Mahila Kisan Drone Kendras initiative. “I am very happy to speak to the PM... People think that women cannot do anything other than the household chores, but if a woman decides, she can do everything... We use drones to spray the fields that are large in area. It saves time. 

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