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Forest Protection (Oriya)

The audio programme is to educate people on deforestation and its impact on climate change.

Participants: Team of Radio Namaskar
Experts: Radio Namaskar
Programme Format: Jingle
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2012-07-18 01:10:23
File Format: MP3
Themes: Environment and Development --> Conservation

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Radio Namaskar

<p>The vision of the station is to create villages that will be just, sustainable, collective, participatory, non-violent, self-ruled, self-sufficient, peaceful and eco-friendly.<br />The radio station looks at promoting communication link among the villages to develop an enabling environment that will ensure flow of information and benefits. The aim is to enable the beneficiaries to share and communicate their problems in a democratic manner with Government officials, departments.</p>

<p>Radio Namaskar, the only Community Radio of Odisha (India), was established at Konark with the aim to raise awareness among the communities and encourage more active participation of the community in the development process. Hence, Community Radio was started in the State.</p>

Radio Namaskar @90.4 MHz broadcasts its programmes for eight hours daily between 7:00 am – 9:00 am; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

Languages of Broadcast: Odia, Telugu and Hindi

Name of the Programme Format Description
Chasa Basa Katha Talks, interviews, Discussion, folk music etc This is an interactive session among local farmers and experts.
Ajira Nari Talks, interviews, Discussion, folk music etc Women based programme with information on women rights, issues, gender concerns and day to day information on women in society
Chala Gaon Ku Jiba Talks, interviews, Discussion, etc; An interactive programme on village, with situation/problem/ issues-generally recorded from PO, CBO, SHG, VO etc.
Angya Namaskar Interview Interview with noted personalities/citizens from community on different issue based topics. Sharing their experience etc.
Janata Darbar Discussion and Interview People’s forum to raise Voice through Radio.

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

<p>Signature Programmes: ChasaBasa Katha, Jana Soochana, Yuba Barta, Chala School Ku Jiba. Community Participation: Radio Namaskar has started editing and broadcasting programmes, in which the local community comprising 72 listeners groups formed in different villages also take part. All the listener groups are led by women. The listener groups listento radio andgive their feedback every month regarding the qualityandsuggest possible changes in the content. Innovations in Format: All the team members are groomed and chosen from the local community. Eighty per cent of the programme come from the community, while only 20% programmes are recorded in studio. The village listener units finalise the content and concept of the programmes.</p>

<p>At time of inception, UNESCO had given us a transmitter and antenna.Currently, we are getting support from the Ministry of Agriculture, DAVP, Ministry of Health, and Department of Tourism. We are also initiating community marketing for raising funds.</p>

<p>The radio station spearheaded &lsquo;Education for All&rsquo; at theTailo of KaduaNuagaon Panchayat of Kakatpur Block of Puridistrict. The number of out-of-school children was flashed on the radio incessantly. Finally, the administration declared a new project school, made functional from 24th May,2010 to get more children into schools.<br />The radio station also launched a campaign against insect-infested food from the ICDS (Integrated Child Development Scheme). After the intervention of the central government, the government of Orissa took action and unearthed a scam of more than Rs 2,000 crore. As an impact, the Orissa government changed its procurement and supply policy.</p>

<p><strong>Core Team:</strong><br />We have a team of 12 full-time people and 13 part-time people, who are all responsible for sourcing, producing, and broadcasting the contents. All our team members are from the local community.</p> <p><br /><strong>CRMC members:</strong><br />There is a core team of 21 members, all the core team members are from different backgrounds like Teaching, Literature, Music, Dance, Media and Agriculture etc.</p>

Radio Namaskar At/Po- Konark, Dist-Puri,Odisha-752111
Phone: 9040904904
Email: radionamaskar@gmail.com

Frequency : 90.4000015258789
Broadcast hours : 07:00-09:00, 14:00 – 16:00 Hours and 18:00 – 20:00 Hours
Established in : 2010-02-12
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Language : NA