- Announcements

National Leadership and Capacity Building Program for Community Radio Practitioners – TARANG

Drishti announces the 2nd round of the national level leadership and capacity building program for Community Radio Practitioners – TARANG. The program aims to build leadership skills amongst Community Radio practitioners from CRSes who are yet to be operational. The program with training, internship and handholding inputs aims to build competency of upcoming radio stations in designing programs, managing HR and planning for financial sustainability. The course spreads out over nine months, also offers a much needed fellowship amount apart from covering training and internship costs, so that it encourages upcoming stations in their CR initiative. However, there is a limited number of seats (only 5) and would…

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- News, Radio

Community Radio Stations in Coastal Bangladesh in addressing Cyclone ROANU in Disaster Risk Reduction

Eight community radio (CR) stations in the coastal region of Bangladesh broadcast a combined total of 348 hours of programs for 3 continuous days from May 19 to May 21, 2016 as they addressed Cyclone Roanu in the region. The community radio stations broadcast on a 24-hours basis in order to keep communities alert during and after Cyclone Ronau hit the coastal belt of the country. In order to broadcast around the clock, their previous air-time was increased in line with the “Standing Orders on Disaster (SOD) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.” These eight community radio stations,…

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