Thursday, March 19, 2015

Modi govt. turns it gaze on community radio

After utilising public outreach game-changers like Twitter, Facebook and
YouTube, the Narendra Modi government is all set to harness the power of
community radio to reach out to citizens.

A step towards this was taken on Monday when the Union Minister for
Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley inaugurated a three-day National
Community Radio Sammelan in the presence of Minister of State Rajyavardhan

This is the first time the government intends to use community radio in a
big way to give a push to flagship schemes. Mr. Jaitley?s address focussed
on making people feel that the medium belonged to them.

Mahim Pratap Singh | 17 March 2015 | The Hindu

*Other news stories on the ongoing CR Sammelan in Delhi: *

Airwaves are public property and community radio stations are only an
extension of that concept: Jaitley
Airwaves not the monopoly of state: Arun Jaitley
Times of India
?Online community radio licences soon?
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The Asian Age
Govt to introduce online system for community radio licenses: Jaitley
Community Radio vital for dissemination of info
- Central Chronicle
VIa CR India