Community Radio Station

Community Radio Centre going to be established in recently in Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rayagada

            ICT will be in agriculture sector, together with traditional inputs & interventions farmers. Radio plays a vital role in passing on information to farming community as quickly as possible.  Community Radio  is a powerful medium for education and development. CR is 'characterized as a mouthpiece for socially, economically, politically and culturally marginalized people & as a tool for development of society improved input for agriculture, education and would encourage members of the community to associate together to design, produce and air programmes' (Srivastava, 2007). 

Aims of Community

Enhancing participation of people in the development process.

Capacity- building, especially in rural areas, through education.

Providing opportunities to people to upgrade their skills and enhance their   creative talents.

 Preserving and promoting traditional wisdom, knowledge and skills, thereby helping to promote and  project the local languages, arts, crafts, culture and traditions.

Bringing within easy reach of the rural population, topical information in areas of agriculture, social welfare, education, health  and  environment.

Creating rural networks for cottage and village industries.

Strengthening Panchayat Raj Institutions.

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