Tuesday, May 28, 2013
AIR CHITRADURGA CELEBRATING IT’S 23RD ANNIVERSARY
Akashavani Chitradurga was dedicated to the public service on 3rd May 1991 by the then Director General of Akashavani Sri. Amruthrao Shinde. Chitradurga is one of the prominent historical towns in the central Karnataka, Well known for its magnificent fort with unique military architecture Chitradurga gets its name because of its magnificent fort. “Chitra Durga” means picture perfect or mysterious fort.Since inception this local Radio Station oriented programmes for all round development of the region. Chitradurga is one of the drought prone and most backward districts of the nation. Keeping in view of the condition of the local people and land, station is designing a variety of action broadcast involving all the stakeholders in agriculture which is the main occupation for a majority of Chitradurga. The two decade old broadcaster is in action with extra vigour and creative experiments to meet the mounting competition in media on one side, Simultaneously holding the social responsibility on the other side. The balanced approach of the broadcaster has maintained Akashvani Chitradurga relevant to the people of Chitradurga..
The Akashavani Habba celebrated at Chitradurga received overwhelming response from the public. Five events were organised by AIR Chitradurga on the occasion of Akashavani Habba-2012. A light music concert, seminar on “Kannada literature and Youth” and Poetic symposium, Folk Mela, Dance feature “Oudumbara Gatha”( On life, works and vision of Dr. DA.RA. Bendre) and a stage Play “Shiva Ratri” were presented before the invited audience. The packed auditorium on all the days and the wide coverage of all the events by the media show the success of the programme and also the popularity and relevance of Radio.
AIR Chitradurga organized three invited audience programmes in the year 2012-13 under software budget. “Megha Malhara” a thematic light music programme on inevitable relationship between water and life and a seminar on Rain Water Harvesting were organized in the month of October 2012. As Chitradurga is facing severe Drought, this was an effort by AIR to reach people with relevant information.
“Swara Manjari”- A classical music concert was another invited audience programme which consisted of both Hindustani and Carnatic Classical music. Renowned classical music artists presented the programme. All the programmes were witnessed and appreciated by large audience.
AIR Chitradurga has completed Two decades of Services. The popularity of the Station is steadily increasing over the years and efforts are being made to broadcast programmes which suite the taste and preferences of people from all walks of life. On 3rd May 2013 AIR Chitradurga celebrated its 23rd anniversary and broadcast various special programmes to mark this occasion. Listeners were given an opportunity to share their opinions and expectations. AIR Chitradurga is making all efforts to broadcast innovative programmes with giving priority to public service.
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