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Let the communities operate their radio stations, says Dr Sreedher
Jul 12, 2012 Dr R Sreedher, media expert and community media practitioner, who recently retired from the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) speaks to Rahul Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, on how the community radio should be entrusted in the hands of the people to make it a really empowering tool for social change.
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National awards for best community radio stations
Jan 16, 2012 The second annual community radio summit will be organised by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, on February 18-20, 2012 in New Delhi where National Awards will be conferred to best community radio stations.
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Conference on effective usage of communication tools for rural communities
Apr 16, 2012 IRRAD is organising a conference on 'Rural Voices: Unheard to Empowered 'on 3-4 May, 2012 at Gurgaon, Haryana. The conference will feature creative ways in which rural communities receive information and express their needs and concerns effectively using varied channels of communication.
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News is a very tricky business, says Indian Minister
Feb 11, 2013 Community radio has the power to influence the mainstream discourse on various issues, even at the national level, said Manish Tewari, India’s Information and Broadcasting Minister.
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In their voice
Jul 28, 2011 CGNet Swara in Chhattisgarh is a mobile radio platform that has helped bring tribal issues to national attention.
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Community radio to educate migrant children
Sep 30, 2011 The Sesame Workshop Trust launches its latest initiative, the Galli Galli Sim Sim Radiophone project, in a suburb of the Indian capital. Disadvantaged children from Gurgaon's migrant communities can now access health and hygiene education via broadcasts on local community radio through mobile phones or 3G downloads.
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India: Students' radio to empower sex workers
Apr 21, 2011 A community radio station for sex workers in Mumbai has joined hands with the Mumbai University to strengthen their voices in public. The community radio, run by Snehalaya helps raise awareness on HIV/AIDS, education and the rights of the sex workers.
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Change is in the air
Feb 13, 2012 Community radios are changing societies and giving a voice to those unheard.
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Top Indian community radio broadcasters to be awarded
Feb 18, 2012 Indian community radio broadcasters will get a major recognition today when the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting gives away awards in various categories at its Second National Sammelan for Community Radio Stations being held in Delhi on Saturday.
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I&B ministry to set up fund for community radio
Feb 18, 2012 The Union Ministry for Information and Broadcasting is planning to set up a fund to strengthen the community radio movement in the country. Speaking at the Second National Community Radio Sammelan being held in New Delhi on February 18, 2012, Union Minister Ambika Soni said that the ministry has already sent a proposal for such a fund to be incorporated under the 12th Five Year Plan.
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Let people have more control over community radio, says Indian govt
Feb 18, 2012 Communities should play a greater role in managing and operating community radio stations to strengthen grassroots voices, says Supriya Sahu, Joint Secretary to the Government of India.
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CR stations should build a strong network for sustainability: Paolo Mefalopulos, UNICEF
Feb 18, 2012 A strong network of partnerships will enable CR stations to run in a sustainable manner, feel community radio representatives who have assembled in New Delhi to attend the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's 2nd Community Radio Sammelan.
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Indian social radio movement can learn from the global experience
Feb 19, 2012 Broadcasters from around the globe gathered at the 2nd National Community Radio Sammelan, organised by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, to share their experiences and how to make the Indian community radio movement grow in a sustainable manner.
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Community radio is 'our radio'
Feb 19, 2012 Community engagement is vital for meaningful radio programmes and they should be able to connect with them, feel participants at the 2nd CR Sammelan in New Delhi.
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Community Radio broadcasters protest hike in spectrum fee
Apr 30, 2012 While India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting looks at ways to promote community radio in the country, an order by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to hike spectrum royalties has confounded community radio advocates.
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Self-regulation lends credibility to community radio: expert
Feb 10, 2013 The community radio movement will have to find out ways and means which will ensure its credibility as well as acceptability among the community it seeks to give a voice to.
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Nepal’s Poverty Alleviation Fund employs radios
Nov 02, 2012 Poverty Alleviation Fund in Nepal is combining participatory approach with radio and telecommunications platforms to engage the communities.
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CRS to use IDS knowledge platforms for radio content
Feb 13, 2013 Operators of various community radio stations in India said that collating relevant content for their programmes is a challenge they face every day.
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National Community Radio Awards-2013 conferred
Feb 11, 2013 India’s minister for Information and Broadcasting, Manish Tiwari, conferred awards on thirteen community radio stations at the final day of the 3rd National Community Radio Sammelan, in New Delhi.
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Need to fine tune community radio programmes: expert
Feb 12, 2013 Programmes which talk about relevant issues in a community can also be made interesting for the audience to get a better response, said Pervaiz Alam, BBC's award-winning producer.
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Conference to observe a decade of community radio in India
Feb 08, 2013 The 3rd National Community Radio (CR) Sammelan is being organised at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, from 9-11 February 2013. This Sammelan is significant as it also celebrates the first decade of the CR Policy in India, which was announced in 2002.
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Change in community radio policy on the anvil: Supriya Sahu, Joint Secretary, I&B
Feb 09, 2013 Joint Secretary Supriya Sahu says she looks forward to community radio representatives sharing their challenges at the third Community Radio Sammelan being held at New Delhi from the 9th of February.
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India: Sex workers get their voices heard through community radio
Jan 15, 2011 Snehalaya, an NGO in Ahmednagar district in the Indian state of Maharashtra has set up the first community radio station in the country dedicated exclusively for sex workers. The station will have 14 hours of programming every day and is expected to take the issues related to sex workers into the public sphere.
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India: Community radio to strengthen grassroot voices in Andhra
Jun 06, 2011 Cheeded village in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has effectively implemented many development programmes through community efforts. In recognition, the village has been awarded a community radio-station to raise awareness on rural schemes and discuss issues like micro-credit or animal husbandry.
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