ABU Prizes 2016 (Radio) included six categories 1. Drama 2. Documentary, 3. News Reporting, 4. Community Service Announcement (CSA), 5. Interactive Programmes and 6. Innovative Programmes. AIR had submitted four entries - in Drama, Documentary, CSA and innovative categories. AIR had submitted its entries in four categories.
The selected programme is an 89 second spot in Hindi language on the dwindling forests and gradually decreasing habitat of tigers, reflecting through the notes inscribed by the successive generations of tigers in a diary on their gradual decreasing numbers due to apathetic behaviour of human beings .
The award includes a trophy, certificate and cash prize. Shri Abhinay Srivastava received his award at the glittering award ceremony organised by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union(ABU) in association with RRI (Radio Republic Indonesia) & MMIT (Ministry of Communication and Informatics), Indonesia.
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