As the time keeps going on, the technology is advancing and so are the skills of Amazon Alexa. The latest news in India is that the Alexa can now play “Mann Ki Baat”, which is an Indian radio program that is hosted by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was developed by the India’s premier multimedia news agency and Asian News International (ANI).
For those of you who aren’t aware of the Mann Ki Baat, it is a program that was launched by Shri Narendra Modi in the year of 2015 to reach out to all the sections of people equally in the country. It was useful in promoting the plans of government such as Digital India Vision, demonetization and Swach Bharat Abhiyan.
Now, you will be able to find this skill on all the devices of Amazon that are powered by Amazon Alexa like Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus. It will also be available on Alexa-enabled smart speakers like Eufy Genie and Harman Kardon Allure.
The users will be able to listen to all the earlier 36 episodes with the help of simple voice commands. The company has also made it clear that the latest episodes will be available within just few hours of telecast. The users will just have to activate Mann Ki Baat skill by going to to the Skill section of Alexa app or just using the voice command, “Alexa, enable Mann Ki Baat.”
Ishaan Prakash, Editor Live Operations, ANI said:
We are heading to a future where voice has the potential to become a primary way of engaging with technology around us. We are thrilled to make Mann Ki Baat available as a skill and offer listeners a new way to hear the Prime Minister’s address. Currently, users can listen to any of the previous editions of Mann ki Baat starting from January 2015. In case you miss the upcoming live edition of Mann ki Baat on 28th January, you can hear it on your Echo device within a few hours of the broadcast.
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