TITLE

Community Radio in India a guide for civil society

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Global Media Journal: Indian Edition;Jun2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the important role plays by civil society in setting up and supporting community radio in India. It describes ways on how civil society can help and support a radio station including contribution to a fund for cash grants to assist start up and initial running costs, the donation of space or building, and contribution of local content materials. It discusses the important role plays by community radio for everyone, particularly in remote areas of the country. It relates the challenges in setting up a community radio including finance, skills and policy. It offers information on some ongoing community radio projects such as the Namma Dhwani in Karnataka and Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan in Gujarat.
ACCESSION #
60948998

 

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