What is the News?
The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting has launched ‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniya’.
What is Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniya?
Launched by: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting(I&B) in collaboration with major OTT platform Netflix.
Aim: To bring out beautiful stories of inspirational Indians on various themes including Women Empowerment, Environment & Sustainability and others.
In the first phase, short videos featuring seven Women Changemakers from across the country will be released.
The Seven Changemakers include
a) Poonam Nautiyal, a healthcare worker who walked miles across the Bageshwar district in Uttarakhand to vaccinate everyone; b) Tessy Thomas, the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India; c) Tanvi Jagadish, India’s first competitive woman stand-up paddleboarder among others.
Significance: The diverse set of stories will help motivate and empower Indians from every corner of the country.
Source: This post is based on the article “Union Minister launches, ‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan,’ a short video series showcasing inspiring stories” published in PIB on 26th April 2022.