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14861 Audio Programmes | 34 Program Languages | 45 Program Themes | 154 CR Stations | 56 CR Initiatives | and growing...

Kaam ki Baatein (Hindi)   
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Keeping in view that the community is illiterate or semi-literate and need to understand the important tips relevant to health, personal hygiene, cleanliness, girls education, dowry system, child marriage, food and nutrition, caring of pregnant women, caring of new born child, pollution, saving water and electricity, environment and planting etc., it was being necessitated to address the community about all these aspects in daily life, through a community radio programme. Wherein, the people from the community itself discuss the issues.

Algoja (Rajasthani)   
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Algoja is a musical instrument used in folk music of Rajasthan. The folk tales and songs of folk deities like Devnarayan Ji, Teja Ji, Hanuman Ji and Bheru Ji are very popular in the community. The 30 minute episode of Algoja is recorded by the local singers and Gayan/Bhajan Mandlies (Singing groups). This is one of the most popular programme among the listeners and plays a crucial role in conserving and promoting local culture.

Sunane walon ki suno (Listen to the listeners) (Rajasthani)   
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This programme was planned to listen to the problems, issues and solutions suggested by the listener. This programme also serves the purpose of the feedback about the programmes. In this programme we invite our listeners to interact with our anchors and provide them an opportunity to anchor the programme in their own style.

Gaon-Gaon, Dhani-Dhani (Hindi)   
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Volunteers of Radio Banasthali interview their own community about various developmental and administrative problems. At the same time, they also spoke to the sarpanch and panchayat officials to take their comments and promises on various issues.

Aapno Radio

<p>Radio Banasthali aims at providing an avenue for the free flow of beneficial information aimed at bringing about socio economic changes in the society by opening up possibilities especially of the marginalised sections and to enable them to express themselves socially, economically, culturally and spiritually in order to better their lives. <br />Radio Banasthali&rsquo;smission serves as a catalyst for integral development of individuals and societies.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

<p>Prior to the inception of Banasthali University in 1935, the villages in the region were deprived of basic amenities, let alone literacy. The Community Radio Station was set up to fulfil the university&rsquo;s objectives of promoting self-reliance through the khadi movement, medical relief, social and political awakeningto bring out girls from their homes to provide them education.</p>

Radio Banasthali @90.4 MHz known as Aapno Radio broadcasts its programmes for 12 hours daily between 7:00 am – 11:00 am; 12:00 – 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Languages of Broadcast: Rajasthani and Hindi

Name of the Programme Format Description
Gramin Jagat Live phone-in Interaction with the agricultural experts in studio on every aspect and problem, with farmers and through phone in, discuss their problems or issues relevant to agricultural practices.
Gaon-gaon Dhani-dhani Field interviews Our volunteers reach the community and interviews regarding developmental and administrative problems facing them are recorded.
Kaam ki Batan Discussion
(studio based)
The community anchors discuss the issues like personal hygiene, cleanliness, draining system, girl education, pollution, etc.
Seedhi Batan Interviews
(studio based)
Interaction with Sarpanch or Panch on their commitments and planning
Algoja Folk songs Preserving and promoting the local talent through folk songs on folk deities.

Source: Compendium 2011 and 2012, CEMCA and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

<p>Signature Programmes: GraminJagat,Gaon-gaon-Dhani-dhani,KaamkiBatan,SeedhiBatanAlgoja,Aapnagaonribatan. Community Participation: Around 200 community volunteers have been trained in radio workshops for further engagement with the radio station as programme coordinators, script writers, anchors and producers. Round-table discussions are held with community volunteers to involve communities in the production of quality programmes. Innovations in Format: Live phone-in, interactive and informal style, and field interviews.</p>

<p>Funding and Partnerships: Radio Banasthali has ensured linkages with faculties of the university, KVKs,hospitals, and NGOs of Tonk district. Partnerships have also been forged with other national and international agencies like CEMCA, UNICEF, DST, OneWorld South Asia, and Community Radio Association of India.</p>

<p>We are observing a change in the mindset of people seeing them get socially more active, responsible and develop an alert view towards health, nutrition, personal hygiene, and environment. Some role models were created of individuals and communities that promote sustainable lifestyles. <br />The involvement of the local community in the making of the programmes also impacted the volunteers associated with Radio Banasthali. <br />Community anchor and RJKajodmalGurjar, says:&ldquo;After joining Radio Banasthali my confidence has considerably increased.&rdquo;</p>

<p><strong>Core Team:</strong><br />Ina Shastri, Lokesh Sharma, Zafar Khan, Dharmraj Arya, SurykantPareek, SitaGurjar, Pratibha Pareek, Maya Sharma, Shankarlal Sharma, and RanglalaSaini.</p> <p><strong>CRMC members:</strong><br />Aditya Shastri, Ina Shastri, Lokesh Sharma, InduBansal, Mahendra Singh, Shankarlal, Neera Singh, Maya Sharma, LeenaMukharjee, Muktibala Sharma, Sheel Sharma.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>

Radio Banasthali, Vigyan Mandir, Banasthali University, P.O Banasthali Vidyapith – 304022, Tonk(Rajasthan).
Phone: 9352803155, 7737559530, 1438-228432/228709
Email: sharmaislokesh3@gmail.com

Frequency : 90.4000015258789
Broadcast hours : 07:00 – 11:00, 12:00-16:00 and 17:00 – 21:00 Hours
Established in : 2005-01-09
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