13 February 2020
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
The students of School of Journalism and Mass Communication attended the ninth edition of the World Radio Day celebration, organized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). To recognize radio as a method for teaching individuals, transporting data and promoting the opportunity of expression across global cultures 13th February is celebrated as World Radio Day every year. The theme for the year 2020 was is ‘Radio and Diversity’ which brings the focus on diversity, linguistic tolerance and plurilingualism.
The main purpose of this visit on World Radio Day was to make the media students aware about the importance of radio. The students got the opportunity to meet prominent radio professionals like RJ Nasir, Tadka FM and RJ Aditi, MYFM who discussed about various issues faced while working in conflicting regions and problems faced by budding radio professionals respectively. It was a learning session that encouraged budding decision-makers to establish better access to information through this medium, improve networking and work towards building international cooperation among various broadcasters.