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Puduvai Vani

<p>Puduvai Vaani aims at creating awareness amongst people to improve their life styles by awakening, informing, enlightening, educating and entertaining its listeners. It achieves this by producing and airing programme on empowering women, students, the local fishermen community.</p>

<p>The idea of a radio has its genesis in the Indian Ocean Tsunami that took many lives of people residing in the coastal zones. Pondicherry University felt there was a need to equip communities with information on precautionary measures to be taken when a warning is issued and how to react in the event of a disaster.</p>

Puduvai Vaani @107.8 MHz broadcasts its programmes for 9 hours on weekdays and 12 hours on weekends. On weekdays from 6:00 am – 10:00 am; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and on weekends from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Languages of Broadcast: Tamil, English, Hindi and French


Name of the Programme Format Timing Description
Ungalai Thedi Live Programme 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm and 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm on weekdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon on weekends. It is on Special days, local events and festivals, local needed topics and problems, disaster management, social activism, local culture promotion, education, environment, health issues and infotainment.
Mangayar Cholai Group Discussion, Interview, Vox – Pop, Feature, Radio Magazine 8:00 am – 8:30 am. It is on Women’s Programme
Poonthalir and Poonchittukal Story, Classes, Drama, Music and Variety Programme by children 7:10 am – 7:55 am on weekdays, 7:10 am –7:30 am on weekends It is on Children’s Programme
Samuthaya Sirpigal Interviews, Features and Variety Programmes 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm. It is on Government, NGO, Environment and Agriculture, Programme for fisherman and Elders
Vaazhvom Nalamai Discussion – Q & A, Interviews, Feature, Vox – Pop 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm. It is on Physical and Mental Health care

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

<p>Signature Programme: UngalaiThedi (Live Programme), IlamaiVaasal (Youth Programme), ArivomAangilam (English Learning), AriviyalUlagam (Science Programme), MangayarCholai (Women&rsquo;s Programme). Community Participation: PuduvaiVaani has invited applications from community members for attending an audition to participate in its programmes. For instance a National Science Day Competition for the students from schools and college and the community drawn a huge number of students and participation has increased with every passing year. 460 students participated in 2012 as against 245 in 2011. Local Non-Government Organizations (NGO) and Government departments support in programme generation. Innovations in format: Year 2012 has been celebrated as the Year of Mathematics in India in memory of the Mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. As part of this, Puduvai Vaani has broadcast a series &ldquo;Today&rsquo;s Formula in PuduvaiVaani&rdquo; through 2012 based on a One-day-one-formula concept.</p>

<p>Funding and Partnerships: The Community Radio was initiated with funding from the Pondicherry University. Presently it is funded by the Pondicherry University, advertisements from DAVP and Government-sponsored projects.</p>

<p>Parents feel that students are meaningfullyengaged in the summer camps organised by Puduvai Vaani. Simultaneously, school and college syllabus has been converted into audio format.<br />Similarly, SHG members were chosen to undergo computer training imparted by the Adult and Continuing Education Department of the Pondicherry Universitysupportedby Puduvai Vaani CRS.</p>

<p><strong>Core Team:</strong><br />A. Balasubramanian, R. Sreedhar, K.A. Gunasekaran, K. Devan, T. Maathevan,B. Dhanalakshm, T. Manjula, S. Saleema Rabiyath,E. Anitha, B. Dhanalakshmi, T. Manjula,T. Maathevan, A. Nazeema Begum.</p>

Puduvai Vaani CRS / FM 107.8 Mhz, First floor, Convention-Cum Cultural Centre(Opp to PEC), Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry-605 014
Phone: 0413-2655995-97
Email: puduvaivaani@gmail.com

Frequency : 107.80000305175781
Broadcast hours : Weekdays: 6 AM to 10 AM, 1 PM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM (Tamil & other languages (Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu) Weekends: 6 AM to 6 PM (Both Tamil, English, Hi
Established in : 2008-12-27
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