13th Feb 2024 11:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

Itanagar, Feb 13: Along with the rest of the world, the World Radio Day was also celebrated at Akashvani Itanagar Station today. Every year, 13th February is observed as World Radio Day to raise awareness among the people and the media about the importance of radio, and to encourage access to information through radio. This year's theme is - Radio: A century informing, entertaining and educating.
Attending the program as guest, Professor Sunil Koijam, Rajiv Gandhi University, shared his view on the challenges of radio in the present digital era despite being a powerful medium of mass communication. He said that with the change in technology today, internet provides almost everything on our fingertips. Prof Koijam said that radio too has to accept the changes and move along with it to keep itself alive.
 JB Nabam, Retired Programme Executive and Former Head of Programme, Akashvani Itanagar, on the occasion shared his experiences with Akashvani and the journey of Akashvani in Arunachal Pradesh.
Tollum Takar, CEO, Radio City Itanagar, Community Radio Station said that community radio has a greater role to play in the interior places of Arunachal Pradesh for information dissemination and socio-cultural promotion. He appealed to the educational Institutions and NGOs in the state to set up community radio stations in their respective places for the benefit of the people.
N Ramanjanappa, Head of Office, Akashvani Itanagar shared his experience in the technological changes and advancement made by Akashvani in the last 30 years.  
Head of Programme Bengia Gooma, Pex-Co of the station Telien Tanziang, Regional News Unit Head of Akashvani and DDK Itanagar Rakesh Doley and all the staffs of the radio station were present in the programme. 

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