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Monday, June 26, 2017

A good trend set by Kochi Metro : Solar Power Enabled Metro Station



A 2.3 MW solar plant was successfully installed at Kochi Metro's Muttom Depot and is all set to begin operation.

This solar plant is a green initiative by the Kochi Metro Rail to meet a part of its power requirements through renewable energy.

This is the first of many solar projects planned for the city's metro network.

In the Kochi Metro's pipeline of renewable energy are more 2.3 MW solar plants planned across its 22 stations, followed by a larger 4 MW plant at the depot for which a Detailed Project Report is currently being prepared by Pune's World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE).

Source and full details : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/solar-panel-installation-completed-at-kochi-metro-stations/articleshow/58697251.cms

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NASA launches world’s smallest satellite designed by 18-year old Tamil Nadu student


India, on Thursday, created history after NASA launched the world’s smallest satellite, built by 18-year old Tamil Nadu student Rifath Sharook and his team. Named as Kalamsat, after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the tiny satellite weighs around 64 grams. According to news agency ANI, the satellite was flown into the space in a NASA sounding rocket from a NASA facility in Wallops Island.

With the launch of the satellite, India has created a global space record. Speaking to ANI, Sharook said that the achievement would not have been possible without the support of his team. “It’s a 3D printed satellite. It is for the first time that 3D printing technology is being used in space. We have made history. The world’s smallest satellite has been launched in space. It was not possible without my team,” he said.

Chennai: Students who built the world’s smallest satellite, rejoice after its launch. The satellite weighing 64 grams was launched by NASA.
The project was carried out under the supervision of Dr. Srimathy Kesan, founder and CEO of Space Kids India. Speaking to Times of India, Kesan said the satellite separated from the rocket 125 minutes after it took off. She further added the NASA will recover the satellite and will send it back to to them for recovering of the data. “Kalamsat fell into the sea. It will be recovered and NASA will be sending it back to us for decoding the data,” Kesan told TOI.

Describing the launch as “divine intervention”, Kesan further added that the 3.8 cm cube structured-satellite can fit in one’s palm and is fully 3-D printed. Equipped with nano Geiger Muller counter for measuring the radiation in space, the satellite is built with reinforced carbon fiber polymer. “Space is not unreachable… Space has got no boundaries and therefore, let’s all do research together and let’s conquer Mars soon,” Kesan was quoted by ANI as saying.

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Obituary:पूर्व सीनियर ए.ओ.श्री ज्ञान प्रकाश पांडेय नहीं रहे !


मूलत:शाहजहांपुर के निवासी दूरदर्शन लखनऊ के पूर्व सीनियर ए.ओ.श्री ज्ञान प्रकाश पांडेय का कल रात लखनऊ में निधन हो गया ।वे 66वर्ष के थे ।लखन ऊ मे आज गोमती नदी के किनारे स्थित बैकुन्ठ धाम में उनका अंतिम संस्कार सम्पन्न हुआ।उन्होंने प्रसार भारती में सेवा की शुरुआत आकाशवाणी गोरखपुर से की थी और इलाहाबाद में लेखाकार भी रह चुके थे।गांधी फ़ैज ए आम कालेज,ए.बी.रिच इंटर कालेज(शाहजहांपुर)डी.ए.वी.डिग्री कालेज(लखन ऊ),सेंट एंड्र्यूज डिग्री कालेज,गोरखपुर विश्वविद्यालय (गोरखपुर)और लखनऊ विश्वविद्यालय उनकी शिक्षा के केन्द्र रहे।वर्ष 2011में वे दूरदर्शन लखनऊ से सेवानिवृत्त हुए थे।अत्यन्त मिलनसार,कुशल और आध्यात्मिक रुचि वाले पांडेय जी जब सीनियर स्टेनो के रुप में आकाशवाणी गोरखपुर में पदासीन थे तब वर्षों तक मुझे उनका सानिध्य मिला था।वे गीता वाटिका, गोरखपुर के विख्यात संत राधा बाबा के प्रिय थे।उनके निधन से प्रसार भारती ने लेखा विभाग के एक पुरोधा को असमय खो दिया है।प्रसार भारती ब्लाग पूरे प्रसार भारती परिवार की ओर से उन्हें अश्रुपूरित श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित करता है और शोक संतप्त परिवार के प्रति संवेदना व्यक्त करता है।किसी कवि ने ठीक ही कहा है;
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Meet the Doordarshan sign language interpreter who also started a cafe run by deaf people


Smriti Nagpal has founded Atulyakala, an organisation that aims at increasing employment opportunities for the deaf. She has also opened the Hearken Cafe at Shahpur Jat, where only deaf people are employed. Chances are that you have seen her on TV. She is a sign language interpreter working tirelessly for the emancipation of people with hearing disability. Her name is Smriti Nagpal, and she is an interpreter for the news bulletin for the hearing impaired at Doordarshan. The Delhi-based volunteer of the National Association Of Deaf (NAD) has a story that showcases a burning desire to serve the society. She learnt the sign language to communicate with her two deaf siblings. Smriti’s encounter with a deaf artist, who couldn’t land a job despite a master’s degree, inspired her to start Atulyakala – an organisation that aims at increasing employment opportunities for the deaf by aiding their education and spreading awareness about sign language. To avoid fund-raising struggles, Smriti decided to base Atulyakala on a ‘for profit’ model by directly connecting charitable donations to the sale of products.

For better employability, Atulyakala also opened up a lifestyle brand and design house, and a cafe in Shahpur Jat called the Hearken Café that is run by deaf employees. What started as a small scale organization now has branches in Portugal and Denmark too, and has received many prestigious awards like India AfricaYoung Visionary Fellowship and the Nelson Mandela - Graca Machel innovation award. From being part of the 2014 Republic Day parade as the sign language interpreter (It was the first time in 64 years an interpreter was used) to Atulyakala’s collaboration with famous musicians to write songs for the deaf, the organization has come a long way and is bound to inspire and motivate people all around the globe.

Source & Credit :- http://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/meet-the-doordarshan-sign-language-interpreter-who-also-started-a-cafe-run-by-deaf-people/story-19P0jOegB100txJK3PPOeI.html

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Former Doordarshan director Mohanram writes biography of Jayalalithaa: Many secrets might be revealed



A book on the former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is being written by the former Doordarshan Director Mohanram.

Read more at: http://www.indialivetoday.com/former-doordarshan-director-mohanram-writes-biography-of-jayalalithaa-many-secrets-might-be-revealed/169584.html 

Source & Credit :- http://www.indialivetoday.com/former-doordarshan-director-mohanram-writes-biography-of-jayalalithaa-many-secrets-might-be-revealed/169584.html\

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Campaigns from 90s that define advertising world today


Adman Piyush Pandey revisits iconic campaigns from the decade that transformed brand communication and set the ball rolling for a phenomenon that continues to define the advertising landscape of India If the 1990s produced some memorable television shows, the commercials they came interspersed with were forces to reckon with in their own right. Created with an Indian sensibility that celebrated human relations, they were a departure from what one might call the English language-oriented thought process that had dominated the advertising industry before this decade. Rooted in desi sights, smells and sounds, these new commercials presented products in a witty, relatable manner, building brand recall, which, two decades later has evolved into a significant part of nostalgia associated with the '90s. Piyush Pandey played a significant role in shaping some of the most defining ad campaigns of the '90s, and irreversibly changed the advertising landscape of the country in the process. Executive chairman and creative director, South Asia, at Ogilvy & Mather India -- his workplace since he first entered the industry 35 years ago -- Pandey became the first Indian to win the Padma Shri in the advertising and communication category last year.

Our wish to revisit the ad guru's earliest creations is granted when he answers the landline at his home. As we reach his sea-facing Shivaji Park apartment the next day, we find Pandey seated in his tastefully done office, ready for the appointment. As promised, he takes us on a trip down memory lane, sounding hopeful about the future of advertising in India. 

What was the industry like when you took your first steps in advertising? 

Every decade has its highs, and with every decade, the world moves on. The '70s and '80s produced some very good work in print advertising, and also some noteworthy work in cinema and radio. The practice, however, was of writing stuff in English and translating it. My coming to the industry in 1982 coincided with the Asian Games in New Delhi, and that was also the time when the colour TV entered Indian homes in a big way, which democratised advertising.

How did the shift happen?

With liberalisation and satellite TV coming to share the space that was once solely occupied by Doordarshan, the '90s demanded that you think in the language of the people; you think India and its cultures. You think about touching, not telling, people. The desi sensibility had existed earlier too -- let's not forget that it was in the second half of '80s when Mile Sur Mera Tumhara and Hamara Bajaj happened -- but the opportunity to showcase it came in the '90s.

Did this shift require a conscious rethinking?

I didn't need a rethink because I always believed that India must have advertising that touches and persuades Indians. My formative years in Jaipur and later, my cricket-related travelling gave me the opportunity to see, feel and respect India. So, I was not there as a crusader, I was just playing the game as I knew it. But people liked the game, and others joined in.

Did you meet with resistance initially?

The industry took some time to change itself, but I was fortunate that the senior most minds at Ogilvy were quick to realise this and they encouraged me to do more of what I was doing. In 1987, Mani Iyer (managing director) and Suresh Malik (national creative director) decided this was the future. They asked me to leave my client-servicing role and become Copy Chief Indian Languages -- an unheard of move in the industry. The kind of people we began to attract, not only from Bombay and Delhi, started bringing in a change. And this change in approach gradually took place across the board, not just in Ogilvy. The '90s became a landmark for reaching people in an Indian fashion, in a meaningful way.

What are some of your favourite campaigns from the '90s?

(Gives it a good thought) We so brutally dominated the '90s that I might have to pick some of our own campaigns -- Cadbury, Le Sancy soap (Rahul paani chala jayega!), Fevicol, Asian Paints and Kelvinator to name a few.

How did these campaigns strike a chord with the viewers?

I approached an ad campaign by starting with the audience, not the client. I asked myself: what is fresh about what I am doing? Will it delight the viewer? Will my family, friends and neighbours want to see it again?

Do lessons from then still define contemporary advertising?

What the '90s did, and this century has continued, is to embrace fresh talent, and believe that the telling is not as important as the receiving. Youngsters today are doing some great work. They keep surprising you and blowing your mind away. Very often, I come across work and wish I had written it.

Has social media impacted the approach to advertising?

Social media should not affect advertising. It should be embraced as another platform to do exciting stuff. When you get on to social media, you will look at thousands of things, but the most creative thing is what you'll forward to friends. 

People often come and ask me, 'Can you make a viral film?' That's crazy! An ad goes viral if it's good, I can't plan a viral.


Source & Credit :- http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mid-day-38th-anniversary-campaigns-from-90s-that-define-advertising-world-today/18366150

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Doordarshan soaps travelogues make arun prabha shortlist presentations early july

The producers of the 390 proposals in nine genres which have been shortlisted for soon-to-be-launched DD Aruna Prabha for the northeast have been asked to make their presentations in DD Headquarters in Delhi from 6 to 10 July. All the shortlisted productions are in the commissioned category and were scrutinised initially by three-member committees for each genre of which two were from outside Doordarshan....


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Saturday, June 24, 2017

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस - आकाशवाणी बिलासपुर




21 जून, 2017 को तृतीय अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस के अवसर पर आकाशवाणी बिलासपुर में सुबह 7.00 बजे से योग-आसन एवं व्यायाम का आयोजन किया गया।  योग अभ्यास कार्यक्रम आकाष्वाणी बिलासपुर के कार्यालय प्रमुख एवं उप निदेषक (अभियांत्रिकी) श्री जी.पी.शर्मा के मुख्य आत्थ्यि में हुआ।  कार्यक्रम का शुभारंभ मुख्य अतिथ ने दीप प्रज्जवलित कर एवं सामूहिक प्रार्थना के साथ किया।  इस अवसर पर उप निदेषक (कार्यक्रम) श्रीमती कविता सिंह सहित कार्यालय के अनेक अधिकारी एवं कर्मचारी भी उपस्थित थे।  इस कार्यक्रम में योगाचार्य एवं पतंजलि योग संस्थान के जिला संगठन मंत्री श्री रामनारायण राव, ने उपस्थित अधिकारियों एवं कर्मचारियों को योग की बारीकियां बताई एवं योग से शरीर और मन में पड़ने वाले सकारात्मक प्रभाव की जानकारी दी।  साथ ही साथ प्रायोगिक तौर पर अनेक आसन एवं प्राणयाम के अभ्यास कराए।

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SPECIAL TELECASTS ON RATHA YATRA’2017 BY DOORDARSHAN KENDRA BHUBANESWAR


Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar is all set to go for Live Telecasts of Rath Yatra (Car Festival) of   Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra & Chakraraj Sudarshan of Jagannath Dham Puri. Keeping in view the devotional mood and demands of millions of  devotees/viewers ,  the Kendra has planned for  Live Telecasts of Sri Gundicha Yatra on 25.06.2017, Return Car Festival (Bahuda Jatra) on 03.07.2017,  Suna Besha on 04.07.2017,  Adhara Pana on 05.07.2017 and Niladri Bije on 06.07.2017 in a big way. Doordarshan  will have ten digital cameras  set up for entire views of Rath Yatra on Bada Danda , Puri  on the day of  Sri Gundicha Yatra from 8.30 AM  till the end of dragging of Chariots on DD-Odia  (Regional Service) with terrestrial support in Odisha  and from 9.00 AM  to 12 Noon  on National Network with terrestrial support all over India. Commentary will be in Hindi , English  and Sanskrit for National telecast and in Odia  for Regional telecast. 

Doordarshan  Directorate  has made arrangements to carry the  live telecast of Sri Gundicha Yatra on DD-Bharati ,  DD-India  and DD-Bangla for  Satellite viewers of the country as well as for international viewers from 9.00AM. All the HPTs & LPTs of Odisha  will carry the Live coverage of Sri Gundicha Yatra  from 8.30  AM . The entire coverage will be  done on High Definition(HD) to ensure quality in audio and video. A Curtain Raiser on Car Festival in Hindi entitled “Rath Yatra (Prastuti Parba)”  will be   telecast on DD-National  on 23.06.2017 at 3.02 PM . Similarly another programme in Odia entitled “Ratha Yatra Prastuti Parba”    will be telecast in DD-Odia on 24.06.2017 at 6.00 PM &  10.30 PM for Regional Viewers. The mega event Sri Gundicha Yatra  will also be webcast LIVE through  National Informatics Centre (NIC) – www.rathjatra.nic.in/rathjatra_2017.html . The Live Telecast will be available on DTH Platform - DD Free Dish-15, , Airtel-617, Dish TV-1325, Tata Sky-1799, Videocon D2H-827 , Reliance Big TV-760, Hathway-715, Ortel-715  & Den- 699. Arrangements have been made for viewers to put their queries and questions on  Rath Yatra on  WhatsApp , Twitter, Facebook and Website of  Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar and get their replies during the Live Telecasts ( WhatsApp No. : 9439167391, Twitter : twitter.com/doordarshanbbsr, Facebook:facebook.com/ddkbbsr & Website : ddkbbsr.gov.in (feedback).

 Similarly, the Bahuda Yatra will be telecast Live on 03.07.2017  with multi camera set up from 9.00  AM till dragging of the Chariots. The Live telecast of the event  will be made available in DD-Odia (Regional Service) with terrestrial support in Odisha .     All the HPTs and LPTs of the State will relay the Live telecast of Bahuda Yatra  available in DD-Odia. The Bahuda Yatra will also be webcast LIVE through NIC - www.rathjatra.nic.in/bahuda2017.html.



The Suna Besha of the deities will also be telecast LIVE in DD-Odia (Regional and Satellite Service) on 04.07.2017 from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM with a break from 6.30 PM to 6.45 PM for telecast of Regional News Bulletin. Sunabesha will be webcast LIVE through NIC - www.rathjatra.nic.in/sunabhesa_2017.html.
The Live telecast of Adharapana will be made on 05.07.2017 from 7.00 PM and Niladri Bije on 06.07.2016 from 8.00 PM.       
                The Kendra has made special efforts to cover the Tatwa and Darshan of  Lord Jagannath and Jagannath Cult by producing  special series  /programmes   in different formats like discussions, interviews , features, documentaries, discourse, Quiz, Dance, Drama, Opera/ Geetinatyas etc.  to build up the mood of viewers since last two months beginning from Akshaya Tritiya.
                The following three series have been  planned and are being telecast/to be telecast  from the Kendra .
Srikhetra Madhuri ( On Legends associated with Lord Jagannath  
                                              & Jagannath Cult)             
Aasuchhi  Ratha Yatra(On Preparatory Arrangements,
                                           Interviews with  Servitors of Jagannath Temple,
                                   Temple Administration, District Administration                                                                                          i.e Collector & SP of Puri Distt.

Ratha Kahe Patha Kahe (Events going on at Puri from Sri Gundicha to Bahuda Yatra)
  
In this connection, a Press Brief was held on 20.06.2017  at Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar in which Ten  nos. of  press representatives participated and were briefed about the Live Telecasts of Doordarshan on  Rath Yatra’2017,  Technical  Arrangements , Use of Social Media for Feedback & Publicity and other related programmes on Lord Jagannath  by Shri Dhruba Nanda, DDG(E), Shri N.M.Satpathy,ADP &  Head of Programmes, Shri P.K.Mohapatra .  The Press Briefing was extensively covered in local Odia, English & Hindi Newspapers. Hoardings have been  put up at various premises of Prasar Bharati  for information of viewers.One lakh bulk SMS  are also being sent to inform the viewers.  

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Obituary:Untimely Death of Prafulla Kumar Das, Technician, DDK,Bhubaneswar


Shri Prafulla Kumar Das, Technician, Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar met with severe road accident on the night of 20.06.2017 and died on the spot . He was 48 years old. He joined as a Technician at DDK, Cuttack on 17.08.1993 and was transferred to DDK, Bhubaneswar when the Kendra shifted to Bhubaneswar . He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Shri Dhruba Nanda, DDG(E) and the officers / staff of DDK,Bhubaneswar offered floral tribute to the departed soul on 21.06.2017 and two minutes silence was observed in the Kendra premises. 

May the departed soul rest in peace.

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Women are no less than men – proves female employees of AIR, Pune




It has been slightly tough time for Shri Ravindra Ranjekar, AE (Co) while planning the duties of the employees for coverage of wari. The Akashvani teams have to literally walk for over 200 kms along with lakhs of warkaris (One who performs the wari) continuously for 15 days. It’s a very tough job but for the past two years, ever since the Akashvani Rath have started moving in the wari, Akashvani Pune staff has willingly come forward and offered their services.

Ashadi wari 2017 created another milestone for Akashvani Pune as four of its women engineers offered by their own to be the part of the OB coverage team travelling along with the Akashvani Rath. Seema Valunjkar, SEA, Jyoti Ranjekar, SEA, Sushma Suradkar, EA, Ujjwala Bhave, Sr. Tech, thus added a new leaf in the achievement book of Akashvani Pune by displaying their courage and dedication. Nevertheless, the real credit for this pink revolution goes to Tejashree Kamble, the young energetic PEX, who one month ago had requested that she be included in the wari team, which triggered the other women colleagues to follow her, but as the Almighty Lord had designed, Tejashree fell sick, still hospitalised, recovering fast but was unable to lead the all women Akashvani wari team. May be this is destined for the next year for her. 

Shri Ashish Bhatnagar, DDG(E), Head Akashvani Pune gives the credit of these success to each and every employee of Akashvani Pune who work cohesively as a true family. He remembers that Shri F. Sheharyar, DG, AIR had boosted the moral of Akashvani Pune team, when he flagged off the Akashvani Rath and interacted with the staff informally. May Lord bless Akashvani Pune Parivar.

23rd June "The UN Public Service Day" - Significance for AIR & DD



The UN General assembly has designated 23rd June as Public Service Day with an intention to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community, highlight the contribution of public service in the development process, recognize the work of public servant and encourage young people to pursue careers in the public sector.

Akashvani and Doordarshan with their hundreds of stations spread throughout the country are not merely broadcasting for entertainment but they are doing so also for educating and empowering the masses. 

If you consider AIR and Doordashan merely a broadcaster, then this day may not be of much significance for them, but that’s not the case. Whereas most of other broadcasters may work as an industry, AIR has a much different primary aim which rings clearly in its motto “Bahujan Hitay, Bahujan Sukhay” i.e. for the (Hitay) benefit of the masses and for the (Sukhay) happiness of the masses. Hence the UN public service broadcasting day 23rd June becomes highly significant for AIR & DD and the persons working in it.

In any democracy, the voice of the people is most important and Prasar Bharati as for true public service broadcaster carries the voice of the VIPs and the public at large on its airways. Thus, 23rd June is a day to recognize the work of thousands of engineers, programmers and all other colleagues of the Indian Public Service Broadcaster and Prasar Bharati who are working tirelessly in remote locations like Leh, Tawang, Tura, Aizwal, Portblair, Srinagar, Kargil, Barmer, Kavaratti etc to shrug the vast population of our country. 

Prasar Bharati parivar congratulates all of them and extend its choicest best wishes for them and their family.

Timeless and Significant – All India Radio (AIR), India’s most authentic news source, says M. Venkaiah Naidu


The Akashvani Annual Award ceremony re-established the wistfulness and significance of All India Radio (AIR) to the citizens of the country as the most authentic source of news, till date. The All India Radio (AIR) was founded in 1930 and was officially labelled as the Akashvani in 1956 noting it as the national public radio broadcaster of India.M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting, during the award ceremony held in New Delhi said that even in this era of cacophony when television channels, newspapers, social media platforms were vying for garnering the highest rating points by dishing out sensational and often unsubstantiated news, All India Radio continues to be the first choice of majority of the population for authentic news not only within the country but also for those Indians abroad who wanted to keep in touch with the happenings in their motherland. The Minister went on to state how the government was committed to the total freedom of press and expression, while at the same time misinformation was dangerous.

Highlighting the diversity of AIR, Naidu said that, in terms of the number of languages and dialects of broadcast, AIR is the world’s largest public service radio broadcaster. Presently, All India Radio broadcasts in 23 languages and 179 dialects. All conceivable radio formats like music, plays, documentaries, features, interviews, talks, innovative programmes, news etc. were used by All India Radio across its entire network comprising of 421 broadcasting centres. AIR, through its external broadcast in 15 foreign and 12 Indian languages, served as India’s authentic voice to the outside world and projected India’s viewpoint on contemporary issues in the right perspective in the face of propaganda by forces inimical to country’s interest.
Challenges of radio
Referring to the challenges in the radio broadcast sector, Naidu said that the challenge for the content creator was manifold. It was important to make the content entertaining as well as useful so as to maximize the listenership of the programme. The challenges before the technical think tank were also very daunting at a time when broadcast technology was changing every passing minute. With multiple media platforms and options available and emerging, technology started becoming obsolete faster now than before.
Emphasising on the role of Government communication, Naidu said that the agenda of the Government was to create awareness about the development initiatives undertaken that had the ability to transform lives of people and fulfill the aspirations of the emerging young India.
Awards for radio legends
‘Akashvani Annual Awards’ has been an annual feature since 1974 and it remains one of the most prestigious and old awards in the arena of Public Service Broadcasting in India. All India Radio has instituted these awards in the memory of those amongst its staff who laid their lives while waging relentless counter-offensive through the medium of broadcasting against the forces inimical to the integrity and unity of India. While promoting healthy professional competition, these awards also promote creative excellence of the organization by bringing out the best from the professionals working in various aspects of the radio broadcast.
There were host of awards for different categories of programme namely plays, documentaries, musical production, children’s choral singing, Lassa Kaul Award for National Integration, Yuva Vani, Innovative Programme, Programmes on Farm & Home. There was also Dr. Rajendra Kumar Talib Award for best CBS centre to motivate them to excel, judging their performance on different parameters.

Source and credit :- http://mediaindia.eu/freestyle/timeless-and-significant-all-india-radio-air/ Forwarded By :- Shri. Jainender Nigam, PB NewsDesk,prasarbharati.newsdeskgmail.com

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