AIR Current Affairs - 2019

Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan of AIR Inaugurated

The Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Kavi Sammelan, a National Symposium of Poets in Chennai. The poems were recited in the original language by the poets themselves and then they were translated to Hindi and Tamil.

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan of All India Radio (AIR) aims to provide a creative platform for national integration and linguistic harmony through mutual interaction and coordinated presentation of the best in contemporary poetry of all Indian languages.

This Kavi Sammelan made its beginning in 1956 and is one of its kind programme wherein 23 eminent poets from 22 Indian languages come together on one stage to offer their creative best.

The Kavi Sammelan is the reflection of rich culture, literacy and shared heritage of Indian languages

All India Radio

All India Radio is the National Radio Broadcaster of India. Living up to its motto – ‘Bahujan Hitaya: Bahujan Sukhaya’ it is striving to inform, educate and entertain the masses of the country. The All India Radio broadcasts programmes in 23 languages and 179 dialects.

AIR programme on Child Labour wins 2015 ABU Prizes

All India Radio’s (AIR’s) Programme on child labour titled Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam has won the first prize at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize ceremony.

The programme has won the award under the Community Service Announcement category at the 52nd General Assembly of ABU held in Ankara, Turkey.

Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam meaning Stand Beside Them is Malayalam programme. It has been scripted and produced by Biju Mathew, programme executive at AIR Thiruvananthapuram.

The ABU prize is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the broadcasting industry. The award carries of a cash prize of 2,000 dollars, a certificate, and a statuette.