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Health talk (Sasthya sorsa) (Assamese)

The topic of this episode is 'Jaundice'. Jaundice is a physical condition of body in which skin and eyes show yellowish pigmentation.

Participants: Madhukrishna Borthakur
Experts: Dr. Mithun Sharma
Programme Format: Talk
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2011-07-08 14:30:00
File Format: MP3
Themes: Health --> Healthy Living

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Jnan Taranga

<p>One of the distinctive and learner friendly characteristics of Open Distance Learning (ODL) is that &lsquo;you learn while you earn&rsquo;. Similarly the greatest advantage of radio is that &lsquo;you can listen when you work&rsquo;. The Krishna KantaHandiqui State Open University, with its ultimate aim to create a knowledge based by bringing the deprived and marginalised to its foldthough ODL decided that community radio would be another important mode of communication to reach them and provide them an equal platform, otherwise ignored by the mainstream media.</p>

<p>Krishna KantaHandiqui State Open University is the only State Open University of the entire north -east. In order to reach the unreached and provide a common platform to the marginalised sections of the society, the university took the first initiative to launch the first community radio service of the region. This was a novel idea in the sense that the media somehow remain as one way medium of communication. With the motto of providing voice to the voiceless, KKHSOU launched the Community radio station christened as Jnan Taranga.&nbsp;</p>

Jnan Taranga CRS operates on 90.4 MHz and broadcasts for 22 hours daily between 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Languages of Broadcast: The primary language is Assamese. The station also broadcasts a few programmes in Hindi, English, Bengali, Boro, Nepali and Karbi serving different communities in the coverage area.

Name of the Programme Format Description
Samadhan Discussion Activists in Human Resource Development provide solutions for community based problems. Evening Show.
Baraniyo Interviews Interviews of prominent personalities are broadcast. Evening show, also repeated.
Sasthya Charcha Discussion Discussions with physicians regarding health and hygiene. Evening show, also repeated
Manar Khabor Discussions, phone-in, live from field Daily one hour live programme on different social issues, accompanied with folk and modern Assamese songs of community singers
Yuva Taranga Interaction Participation of the youth members of community. Evening show, repeated

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

<p>Signature Programme &lsquo;Eklavya&rsquo; is a popular programme of Jnan Taranga which comprises discussions with prominent personalities on burning issues of the state or country. It is aired by AIR Guwahati and Dibrugarh simultaneously. An hour live programme &lsquo;ManarKhabar&rsquo; is aired regularly where the community people directly call the radio station and share their problems and experiences. There is also a series of regular Live community programmes from the field. Besides this, live programmes from community like ManarKhabar, Samadhan, Samprotikietc are popular programmes. Community Participation The broadcast schedule of Jnan Taranga mainly consists of community based programmes on health, sports, career, science, women&rsquo;s issues, issuesonhumanvalues,Gandhianwayoflife,genderissues,urbanisation, environmental issues and children, agriculture, horticulture, etc. It has also been broadcasting various TB features which include information about the disease alongwith interviews with some noted physicians to spread TB awareness among the local communities of the state under the programme&lsquo;SasthyaCharcha&rsquo;. The community radio service has always attempted to promote scientific temperament of the local people. It has a regular programme on science named &lsquo;BigyanBarta&rsquo;. News and current affairs are included in the programme&lsquo;Sampratiki&rsquo;. A serial on Gandhiji&rsquo;s My Experiments with Truth, as well as radio transcription on some acclaimed works of eminent writers are broadcast in the programmes &lsquo;JibonorAliePadulie&rsquo; and &lsquo;Nirabadhi&rsquo; respectively. Educational programmes on different subjects of the university&rsquo;s curriculum are broadcast regularly. Keeping in view about the different sections of the society, youth oriented programme&lsquo;Yuva Taranga&rsquo; and &lsquo;SishuTirtha&rsquo; for children are broadcast. Live from community is a programme where volunteers have face to face communication with community people.</p>

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<table border="1"> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>Name of Person</strong></td> <td><strong>Designation in Programme Committee</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Prof Srinath Baruah</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sri RB Mahanta</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dr MC Sarma</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Prof Md. Taher</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sri Anil Bodo</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Mr Basanti Laskar</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sri PK Jain</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dr Ankuran Dutta</td> <td>Advisory Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sri Rajat Baran Mahanta (ACS)</td> <td>Station Director</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dr Ankuran Dutta</td> <td>Station Manager</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Hemprokash Mout</td> <td>Duty Officer</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Md Najrul Ali</td> <td>Transmission Coordinator</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Priyanka Bhattacharjee</td> <td>Programme Coordinator</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Trisha D Baruah</td> <td>Training Coordinator</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Gitali Kakoty</td> <td>Junior Programme Producers</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Debahuti Chakraborty</td> <td>Junior Programme Producers</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Mridusmita Sarma</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Madhukrishna Barthakur</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pratisha Hazarika</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dr Ditimoni Gogoi</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Arunima Goswami</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sarifuz Jaman</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Garima Mazumdar</td> <td>Radio Anchors</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Rajesh Kr Sarma</td> <td>Office Assistant</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Source:</strong><em> Compendium 2011 and 2012, CEMCA and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India</em></p>

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Housefed Complex, Disopur, Guwahati-6, Assam
Phone: 9864537318
Email: kkh_sou@yahoo.com;

Frequency : 90.4000015258789
Broadcast hours :
Established in : 2011
Org. / Institution :
Language : NA