Calling applications for Postdoc Research Associate

The Project We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to become a key member of our research team for an innovative project — Evaluating communication for development: Supporting adaptive and accountable development. Using participatory action research and evaluation methodologies, and building on existing capacity building activities and relationships, the project will establish regional hubs […]

Comprehensive review of India’s CR Policy should be the next step

[Courtesy: Community Radio Facilitation Centre, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting] Prof. Vinod Pavarala, the UNESCO Chair on Community Media at University of Hyderabad, says that the Community Radio Policy has not been revised in the last ten years and thus suffers from redundancies. the biggest issue being that of a multiple window policy because of […]

National CR Sammelan held from 13 – 15 March, 2014

The 4th edition of the Community Radio (CR) National Sammelan was organised at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi from 13-15 March, 2014. The official MIB release for the Sammelan states that it would further an understanding among all stakeholders about the need and importance of community- based communication initiatives and their potential to change the social fabric of our country. […]

MIB invites applications under the CR Support Scheme

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has called for applications to avail of grants under its Community Radio Support Scheme (CRSS). The last date for applications is: April 15, 2014. Click here for detailed guidelines (pdf) for CRSS and application form. According to the guidelines, a new scheme “Community Radio Support Scheme” (CRSS) has been introduced by the Government in the 12th Plan for […]

Radio station on wheels

Republic Day (January 26) celebrations at the Centre and State level in India are events not to be missed. This occasion is meant to showcase the best in technological, social and economical advancements and our cultural diversity. At Alfaz-e-Mewat, this Republic Day was even more special as we were given the opportunity to be featured at the State-level celebrations held at Nuh, Mewat. The […]