|National consultation on community radio convened in India|
|Written by Administrator|
|Tuesday, 04 January 2011 17:20|
UNESCO, in partnership with the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcast (MIB), the Community Radio Forum (CRF) and the Ford Foundation, convened the 3rd Indian National Consultation on Community Radio. The event took place from 13 to 15 December 2010 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi.
The purpose of the consultation was to bring about an informed debate about the policy and administrative changes that are necessary to overcome challenges being faced by community radio stations today. The consultation aimed at carving out a new roadmap for mainstreaming community radio as an effective outreach tool, also empowering disadvantaged communities. The discussions focused on such issues as streamlining the licensing process; funding and sustainability; capacity building and appropriate technology, roles of different stakeholders in strengthening the community radio movement.
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