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Community radio and sustainability – a participatory research initiative

Community radio has completed a decade in 2012 in India and boasts of 183 operational stations in India and 15 in Bangladesh. In addition, Nepal, which has a longer history of CR has 246 stations on air. Due to the differences in practices in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, Ideosync Media Combine with support from CEMCA and UNESCO, undertook a participatory research initiative to explore the parameters that impact the sustainability of Community Radio in the South Asia region. For this purpose, a broad list of 25 CR stations across India, Nepal and Bangladesh was drawn up keeping in mind adequate representation as per the following…


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Community radio triggers a change

Aims to help one understand why it’s important to get one’s child diagnosed Experts and parents of children with special needs along with young adults have started a weekly radio talk show, ‘Ek Nai Soch …Ek Nai Disha’, with a Gurgaon-based community radio station, ‘Gurgaon Ki Awaaz’. It addresses the needs of hundreds of villages, semi-urban clusters and urban slums in Gurgaon. Read more. Author: Ashok Kumar Source: The Hindu