The Seventh Community Radio Sammelan has started today in New Delhi. This 3 days event is being held at Dr BR Ambedkar Bhawan, New Delhi from 27th to 29th August 2019. Organized by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB), the sammelan will witness the participation of all operational Community Radio Stations from across the country.
The theme of this year’s Sammelan is ‘Community Radio for SDGs’. The representatives of the Community Radio Stations will discuss experiences and possibilities of programming for better public awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals.
There will be a discussion on various flagship schemes of the Government and efforts for Disaster Risk Reduction. Research, production, broadcasting, dissemination of social welfare messages through Social Media and content management for Community Radio Stations will also be discussed in this Sammelan.
Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar, on 2nd day i.e. 28th August, will give awards to Community Radio Stations for their achievements in broadcasting development programmes in various genres.