Published on: July 1, 2021



What :

  • Instituted in 2006
  • Recognise and reward excellence in businesses that are seeking ways to be more sustainable and inclusive in their activities
  • Create awareness on sustainability practices and to create capacities in business
  • Measure performance and provide detailed feedback for opportunities to excel

What is in news : Radio Vishwas, a Community Radio Station (CRS) in Nashik, Maharashtra has bagged two awards at the 8th edition of the National Community Radio Awards instituted by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Details :

  • Radio Vishwas 90.8
    • Won the first prize in the “Sustainability Model Awards” category and the Second prize in the “Thematic Awards” category for its radio program ‘Education for All’ in the times of COVID-19.
    • Is run by the Vishwas Dhyan Prabodhini & Research Institute, Nashik, Maharashtra and has been broadcasting since its launch. The station broadcasts 14 hours daily.
    • Were aired and made accessible to all the students who study in Zilla Parishad and Nashik Municipal schools. The programme was broadcast in various languages i.e. Hindi, English, Marathi, Sanskrit.