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Khetibadi - Significance of soil testing (Hindi)   
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Soil testing plays an important role in understanding the nature, texture and characteristics of soil. With increasing modern agricultural practices and excessive use of chemical fertilizers, different types of soils are loosing fertility. In this interview programme, Robin L. Prasad, a scientist, talks about the significance of soil testing before sowing and various natural methods of reclaiming soil fertility.

Khetibadi - Cultivating Marigold flowers (Hindi)   
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Marigold flowers are a very popular garden flower, beautiful yellow in colour and add cheer and brightness to any garden. In this episode of 'Khetibadi', Dr. Vijay Rajwade talks about the modern and scientific methods of cultivating Marigold flowers.

Radio Adan

<p>Radio Adan has a vision to ensure community participation in all programmes of the Community Radio Station. Radio Adnan makes every effort to engage villagers and farmers to increase their knowledge in various fields of agricultural produce. A credible rapport has been established with the community through programmes like Kheti Badi and Sehat.</p>

<p>The Community Radio Station was established under the vision and guidance of Rahat Khan of the School of Film and Mass Communication, Sam Higganbottom, Institute of Agriculture Science and Technology (SHIATS) who felt the need to bridge the communication gap between farmers and the trainers. It was thought that a Community Radio Station was best suited to benefit the farming community in the university&rsquo;s neighbourhood.</p>

Radio Adan @ 90.4 MHz broadcasts its programmes for eight hours daily in two sessions between 9:00 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Languages of Broadcast: Hindi and Bhojpuri

Name of the Programme Format Description
Nai Dishaye Interview We are working on 25 programmes on Professional courses that can guide students for career advancement.
Kheti badi Talk Show Experts in the field of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, floriculture, etc. share their ideas and methods for the benefit of the community farmers.
Ghardwar Group Discussion We are working on 30 programmes on personal rights, dowry, law of marriage, etc.
Sehat 24x7 Talk Show We are working on 50 programmes on health related issues
Roop Nikhar Narration/ Bytes We go to the beauty parlour to interview a beautician.

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

<p>Signature Programmes: Kheti-Badi &ndash; agriculture-based programme, Nai-Dishaya &ndash; interview, Ghardwar &ndash; group-discussion, Sahet (24X7) &ndash; talk show. Community Participation: Farmers are involved in the process of content creation. Innovations in Format: Interactive programmes and information on different topics.</p>

<p>The Community Radio Station was funded by the university at the time of its inception. This meant that all the equipment and hardware costs as also the costs for a studio were met by the university. The university continues to fund the radio station through the budget of the department present mode of funding by account of department and SHIATS. Plans are being made to make it more sustainable financially.</p>

<p>Over the past four years, the faculty at SHIATS has realised the power the mass media offers to communicate. The Community Radio has created a niche in the heart of the community and has led to a great impact on listeners who prefer programmes on agriculture as it relates to their livelihoods.</p>

<p><strong>Core Team:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sarvjeet Herbert</li> <li>Nidhi Messey</li> </ul> <p><strong>CRMC Members:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sarvjeet Herbert</li> <li>Nidhi Messey</li> <li>Ajay</li> <li>A K Jain</li> <li>B B Rajwade</li> </ul>

Radio Adan, School of Film and Mass Communication, Sam Higganbottom Institute of Agriculture Science and Technology, Allahabad.
Phone: 9415316348
Email: sarve62@yahoo.com

Frequency : 90.4000015258789
Broadcast hours : 09:00 - 12.30 13.30 - 18.00 Hours
Established in : 2008-07-5
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