3rd National Community Radio Sammelan - 9-11th February 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Community Radio 2.0 - how community radio stations can be empowered with digital media tools. The main objective of the annual conference is to bring together about 200 Community Radio stakeholders including key government ministries and departments, policy makers, representatives of stations, UN and other international organisations working in the CR domain.
Sibal Waives off license fee for community radio The incisive letter that the National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy wrote to the Congress president Sonia Gandhi on 6 July has had desired effect. Roy had opposed the five-fold increase in license fee for community radios, as per sources.
Facebook page to connect community radio stations and ministry New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has launched a dedicated Facebook page for community radio stakeholders in the country to connect with them and answer their queries relating to government policies as well as provide them a platform to share information about their programmes. The Facebook page 'Community Radio India' can be accessed at facebook.com/communityradioindia.
DEF's frugal innovation on community radio An example of a 'barefoot innovator' is Raghav Mahto from Vaishali district in Bihar. Only a second grade pass, Mahto was inspired by a cordless microphone to create an FM radio transmitter with which he transmitted for fi ve years from his electronics repair shop, pioneering the concept of community radio with cheap broadcast equipment, ...
The Community Radio Movement in India In India the campaign to legitimise community radio began in the mid-1990s, soon after the Supreme Court of India ruled in its judgment of February 1995 that "airwaves are public property". This inspired groups across the country; however, only educational (campus) radio stations were originally permitted (under a number of conditions). Anna FM was India's first campus "community" radio
Community Radio Stations to get Rs 100 cr boost To give a fresh impetus to the Community Radio movement in the country, the government is planning to allocate Rs 100 crore in the 12th Five Year Plan, I&B minister Manish Tewari... 11 Feb 2013
Wake up, the college radio is here The college radio is a hit with students of St. Peters College and also colleges located in the 3-km radius it covers. "Good morning St. Peters," a charming voice fills the air even as students... 22 Jan 2013
Self Evaluation Guide for CR Ideosync Media Combine has developed a Self Evaluation guide that can be used to evaluate their ongoing work. The guide has been tested and used in a couple of stations with interesting...