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Community Media News

News about community media from assorted sources. Clicking on thelink will take you to the original source. [ Page 2 of 3 ]
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AMARC Empowering Women Community Radio Broadcasters of Nepal

July 16 2012, Kathmandu. World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC Asia Pacific) has successfully implemented an integrated program for strengthening production and networking capacity of women community broadcasters in Nepal. It covered women broadcasters from 50 community radio stations...


Now, pay Rs 5 lakh and have your own FM station

In a move to bring FM radio to rural India, the government will consider allowing small towns with population of about 1 lakh to have FM stations with a limited footprint. The cost of frequency for these non-news channels will be just Rs 50 lakh.

Source: Times of India

First online community radio station launches in Pune | Editorial-News |

While the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) is trying to develop community radio stations across the country, Pune University has taken a step ahead and launched city’s first online community radio station ‘Vidyavani’.

Source: Radio And Music

I and B ministry opens a facebook page on 'Community Radio India'

In order to establish a direct communication between the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and various stakeholders of community radio fraternity in the country, the ministry has launched a dedicated page on facebook- 'Community Radio India'.

Source: Newstrack

Guwahati University gets community campus radio centre

Guwahati University recently launched the northeast's first community campus radio called 'Radio Luit' to spread awareness, entertain and to highlight community issues among people.

Source: Sify/ANI

Orissa gets a radio voice

orissa's first community radio station, Radio Namaskar, is making its voice heard, loud and clear. This feisty radio station launched from Konark in Puri district seven months ago, has become a real life hero for villages living in its 10 km radius.

Source: Civil Society

Punjab Agricultural University radio station plan hits roadblock

Farmers in Ludhiana and neighbouring districts may soon have their first brush with community radio, courtesy, the Punjab Agricultural University.

Source: Times of India

Don’t hike fee for community licence radio: Aruna Roy

National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy has written to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi opposing the five-fold increase in licence fee for community radio. In a recent notification, the ministry for communications and information technology has increased licence fee from Rs 19,700 to Rs 91,000.

Source: Times of India

Good morning Ranchi! this is 'Radio Khanchi'

"Good Morning Ranchi... You are listening to Ranchi University's community radio... Khanchi", very soon these words can be heard on the radio as RU is planning to start its community radio for the students in September.

Source: Times of India

Activists oppose hike in license fees for community radios

The ministry of communications and information technology's decision to hike the license fees for community radios has not been well received by the non-government organisations. People involved with the programmes run on the community radio and those running them strongly believe that the hike would hamper the growth of community radios, which have a popular tool for spreading awareness in the rural areas.

Source: Times of India

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