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Thinam Oru Seithi (Tamil)   
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This is a daily show and provides general information to the people. This episode of 'Thinam Oru Seithi' is based on the issue of electricity. 

Periyar CR

<p>The vision is of community engagement and service, advancing strategic goals, defining station role in community, impactingthe community and increasing community awareness.</p> <p>The mission includes becoming anacademic laboratory, making programmes consistent with professional standardsand meeting the needs of the community licences.</p>

<p>The government introduced PURA scheme (ProvidingUrban Amenities in Rural Areas) and Community Radio was a tool that came to mind for development of poorpeople. One of the practical PURAmodel is the Periyar PURA that encompasses58 villages of Thanjavur district and eightvillages of Pudukkottaidistrict. These villages encircle the institution at a radialdistance of 22 km.</p>

Periyar Community Radio @90.4 MHz broadcasts its programmes for six hours from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm and 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

Language of Broadcast: Tamil

Name of the Programme Format Description
Thinam Oru Seithi Informative Talk Educational programme based on information flow that leads to conservation of natural resources.
Unarnthom Uzhavai Interview and Live Call Utilise the uncultivated land, to cultivate suitable crops for economic development. Local farmers call in to dialogue with experts and learn
Pagutharivu Pinchugal Drama, Quiz, Songs, Cultural activity, Speech Social needs, education based variety programme engages the children and youth for education.
Unnal Mudiyum Penne Interview, Live Call, Training Motivate and train women from the community to become an entrepreneur.
Namathu Samuthayam Drama, Quiz, Songs, Cultural activity, Speech, Training Focus on various topics like renewable energy, motivate and train them to become an entrepreneur, eradicate poverty and inculcate scientific temper.

Source: Compendium 2011 and 2012, CEMCA and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

<p>Signature Programmes: Thinnamoruseithi,UnarnthomUzhavai, PagutharivuPinjugal. NammathuSamuthayam, UnnalMudiyumPennae,Nallavalzvu. Community Participation: Conducting seminars and workshops to motivate the participants and give tokens of appreciation such as certificates and prizes. Innovations in Format: Conducting competitions for schoolchildren and need-based training programmes for village people.</p>

<p>Funding and Partnerships Initially PeriyarManiammai University allocated Rs 30 laks in 2006.Now the PeriyarManiammai University allocates Rs 3 lakh per year in their annual budget for the maintenance of PCR.</p>

<p>Periyar Community Radio worked with the Chennai-based Reach Foundation for disseminating messages regarding tuberculosis through 12 episodes.Apart from this we conducted an awareness programme in five villages on 26-30 Nov 2012. Around 73 members have benefited through this programme.</p> <p>Another series of 12 episodes was broadcast between May 2012 to July 2012 for eradicating drug use in partnership with the Victoria Drug Rescue Home. In that project 146 members benefited from this project as well.</p> <p>Periyar Community Radio alsobroadcast a series of 12 programmeson the theme of child rights, primary education, and protection from abuse, nutrition andhealth care, protection from exploitation, recreation and survival. PCR collaborated with Child Line Nodal Centre, SHED India organization, Central for Rural Development (CRD), NGOs, and Periyar Health Care Center (PHCC).</p>

<p><strong>Core Team</strong><br />The advisory committee includesM.Ayyavoo, G.Gandhimathi, C.Narmadha, M.Gabriel, A. An and Jerard Sebastine.</p> <p>The village committee includesR.Neelamegam, K.Kadalraja, M.Suresh, V.Ambalatharasi- S.SenthilKumaran.</p> <p><strong>CRMC Members</strong><br />Station manager, faculty, production in-charge, village community, student community, programme producers, editorial committee.</p>

Periyar Community Radio, Station Manager, PeriyarManiammai University, Periyar Nagar, Vallam,Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu – 613403.
Phone: 9944495670, 9790035798, 04362264600
Email: periyarcr@yahoo.com, www.periyarcr.webs.com

Frequency : 90.4000015258789
Broadcast hours : 08:30 – 13:00 and 16:30 – 18:30
Established in : 2007-09-29
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