| 22 Sep 2023
Uttarakhand gets first community radio

MUMBAI: Uttarakhand's first community radio which will cater to 15 villages was today inauguarted by Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva.

The 'Kumaon Vani', which has been set up by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) will benfit nearly 2000 villagers, according to agency report.

Alva said the community radio would prove to be effective medium of communication for the people of Uttarakhand and also play an important role in women empowerment.

Speaking to last year Tulsi Mehta, who has enrolled as a reporter for the station  had stated enthusiastically, In the initial stages, we had issues with gathering people and making them understand the concept of community radio. Later on, it became a platform for singers and experts in agriculture, career options, women's issues to connect with the population....