Mar 20, 2013 02:55 PM
Sushma Kapoor, Deputy Regional Director at UN Women, and Kamla Bhasin, renowned feminist activist and gender trainer in South Asia, talked to OneWorld about the safety of women and their rights so as to bring equality among men and women.
[Women rights] [South Asia] [Kamla Bhasin] [India]
Feb 28, 2013 03:25 PM
Ahead of the National Science Day, which is celebrated on 28th February every year in India, Dr B P Singh, Head of the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) speaks to OneWorld South Asia. Dr Singh eloquently spoke about the women participation in science and measures taken by the government to popularise science among women.
[Science] [National Science Day] [India] [Women]
Feb 08, 2013 03:05 PM
Akshima Tejas Ghate, Research Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), highlights the significance of mass transportation. She said that the urban transport sector needs proper investment in terms of infrastructure, planning and budgeting.
[Sustainability] [TERI] [Transportation]
Jan 30, 2013 02:25 PM
Ahead of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2013, which is going to be held on January 31 this year, Anshuman, Associate Director of Water Resources Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) speaks about water management.
[Water] [Natural resources] [DSDS 2013]
Jan 18, 2013 03:40 PM
This episode of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz talks about the issue of women’s empowerment in the field of agriculture. According to a survey, nearly half of the women’s population across the world is engaged in agricultural activities.
[Women] [Agriculture] [India] [South Asia]
Jan 02, 2013 06:55 PM Ahead of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) that is to be held on January 31, 2013, Dr. R K Pachauri, DG, TERI, talks about the efficient use of resources and how DSDS can promote sustainability.
Dec 13, 2012 04:40 PM
In this radio interview, Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran of TERI talks to OneWorld about the importance of the three-day DSDS that begins on January 31, 2013.
[South Asia] [Sustainable development] [India] [DSDS2013] [TERI]
Dec 03, 2012 04:25 PM
In an exclusive interview to Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz, Aradhana Johri, Additional Secretary of the Department of AIDS Control, talks of India's battle against HIV/AIDS. Saying that the strategy of the fourth phase of India's flagship National AIDS Control Programme will mirror its earlier avatar, the senior Health Ministry official assured that the Indian government will manage funds for AIDS control.
[India] [World AIDS Day] [Health] [HIV/AIDS] [South Asia]
Nov 21, 2012 06:30 PM This radio programme of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz, OneWorld South Asia, talks about the Rights of disabled people in India. Also, through the eyes of expert, T. D. Dhariyal, the Deputy Chief Commissioner, Office of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, the listeners will get to know regarding the establishment of a separate department for disabled people and how it's going to benefit them.
Nov 15, 2012 03:10 PM Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz (EDEA) talks about social, educational and economical issues, schemes of government and its implementation. This episode of EDEA talks about Panchayati Raj in India.
Oct 29, 2012 04:06 PM
This programme mainly refers to a recent survey report of Helpage India which says that 8 out of 10 elder people suffer negligence from their own family. Report further states that 75 out of 100 elder people live with their family but they feel unsecured, abused and neglected. In this episode, Himanshu Rath, Founder of Agewell Foundation discusses the problems of elderly people and emphasizes on training of youngsters in planning a better future.
[India] [South Asia] [Human rights] [Governance]
Oct 22, 2012 04:10 PM This episode of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz talks about the status of education in India. When it comes to state of education various reports by UN agencies and other suggest lack of teachers, text books and infrastructure in schools. A study conducted by ASER suggests that the learning levels among students have gone down, it shows that the students of class 5th are not able to solve a simple arithmetic and read out poems in Hindi.
Oct 16, 2012 03:30 PM This episode of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz is based on the issue of Crop Insurance and talks about the methods through which farmers can adopt and claim crop insurance. In a short-interaction with OneWorld, P V Suryakumar, Chief General Manager, NABARD speaks about the challenges that are being faced by farmers in getting insurance. He says that the ‘variation in weather conditions make Crop Insurance crucial for a country like India.
Oct 03, 2012 11:15 AM Dr. Sitansu S. Jena, Chairman, National Institute of Open Schooling speaks to Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz about status of open schooling in India. He talks about the innovative ICT technologies that are being explored by the NIOS to reach out to the children in far-flunged areas. Open schooling is a boon for children who are not able to complete education because of reasons like economic conditions etc. For more, please listen to the interview.