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PPC's work in the field has enabled a unique perspective on the ground realities of Community Radio in India. It has offered us an in-depth insight into the existent Community Radio network - its merits, challenges and its potential to act as a social catalyst.

PPC's work on establishing Community Radio as the new -old media for rural and remote parts of India has been featured across various media. We share some recent coverage here.

If you would like to contact PPC regarding a news story or an article, do email us .

PPC's work in the field has enabled a unique perspective on the ground realities of Community Radio in India. It has offered us an in-depth insight into the existent Community Radio network - its merits, challenges and its potential to act as a social catalyst.

PPC's work on establishing Community Radio as the new -old media for rural and remote parts of India has been featured across various media. We share some recent coverage here.

If you would like to contact PPC regarding a news story or an article, do email us .

  • Upcoming Community Radio Station in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand with the help of People's Power Collective

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    by prabhath, over 3 years ago

    20 September 2014 | Hindustan Times

    "It took nine-odd months to train local girls and women into radio operations, says Saritha Thomas, who is the founder of People's Power Collective and a moving spirit behind making the radio a reality."

  • CJ Show: Lending voice to flood victims through community radio

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    by prabhath, over 3 years ago

    20 October 2013| CNN IBN

    As a part of Citizen Journalist programme of CNN IBN News Channel, Saritha Thomas, Founder and Trustee of People's Power Collective shares the issues and challenges faced during the floods of June 2013 hit the region of Uttarakhand.

    Watch her report on how People's Power Collective's training helped build a Community Radio Station in Uttarakhand, but more importantly how it helped them prepare for such disastrous situations.


  • Floods Maroon Community Radio Promoter in Uttarakhand

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    by Karishma, almost 5 years ago

    21 June 2013 | The New Indian Express

    Saritha Thomas recounts being stranded by the torrential floods that hit Uttarakhand in June 2013, damaging life and property, iterating the crucial role that community radio can play in disaster management.

  • World Radio Day 2013: Community Radio's Centrality to International Development

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    by Karishma, almost 5 years ago

    13 Feb 2013 | Metro News, UK

    ‘As long as you can speak and listen you can take part, illiteracy is no bar, which is huge in places such as India and Africa.'

    - Saritha Thomas, PPC, discusses the importance of community radio in developing countries, and PPC's pilot project in an isolate village in Uttarakhand, India.

  • How Can Community Radio Make a Difference in India?

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    by Karishma, almost 5 years ago

    August 19, 2012 | The Hindu

    "Once, I was speaking to a lady in a ghoonghat (veil) about radio. ‘All that is for big people like Amitabh,’ she said, little realising I was recording her. I played it for her. The ghoonghat came off. ‘Is that my voice? It sounds so good. Can I be on radio? Will my in-laws listen to me?’ That’s the power of one single line!”

    In an exclusive interview with The Hindu, radio activist and founder of People's Power Collective ('PPC'), expounds upon her love for radio, PPC's pilot project in Uttarakhand, and why she believes community radio can make a difference in India.