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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

आकाशवाणी भोपाल में दीपावली मिलन समारोह



 दीपावली के अवसर पर कल (दिनांक 21/10/2014) को आकाषवाणी भोपाल परिसर में,कार्यालयाध्यक्ष श्री अनवार अहमद खान व अभियांत्रिकी प्रमुख श्री सुदर्शन अंसोलिया की उपस्थिति में आकाशवाणी भोपाल के अधिकारियों व कार्मिकों के लिए दीपावली मिलन कार्यक्रम आयोजित किया गया। जिसमें आकाशवाणी परिवार के सभी सदस्यों ने उत्साह से हिस्सा लिया।
कार्यालयाध्यक्ष श्री खान व अभियांत्रिकी प्रमुख श्री अंसोलिया के आव्हान पर वरिष्ठ उद्घोषक डाॅ. अरविन्द सोनी ने कार्यक्रम में उपस्थित लोगों को बारी-बारी से दीपावली किस प्रकार से वे मनाने जा रहे ह तथा दीपावली पर्व हमें जीवन में क्या संदेश देता है इस पर अपने-अपने विचार रखने हेतु बारी-बारी से आमंत्रित किया। कार्यालय प्रमुख श्री अनवार अहमद खान ने इस अवसर पर सभी का आव्हान करते हुए कहा कि जिस तरह हम अपने घरों में दीपावली का पर्व मनाते हैं उसी प्रकार कार्यालय में भी हमें एक परिवार की तरह दीपावली जैसे उत्सव की खुषियों को आपस में मिलकर बांटना चाहिए। श्री खान ने अंत में कहा कि सच्चाई हमेषा एक ही होती हैं भले  ही इसके रूप अलग-अलग हों। 
कार्यक्रम में अभियांत्रिकी प्रमुख श्री अंसोलिया ने दीपावली पर्व मनाने की महत्ता पर अपने विचार व्यक्त करते हुए कहा कि हमें इस प्रकाश पर्व पर फिजूलखर्ची से बचना चाहिए तथा उन चीजों को इस अवसर पर खरीदना चाहिए, जो हमारे देषज उत्पाद हैं ताकि उन मेहनतकष लोगों तक हमारी खरीद का लाभ पहंुचे और उनके घरों में भी दीपावली पर दीपक जल सकंे।  कार्यक्रम में डाॅ. साकेत अग्निहोत्री व सर्वश्री राजेष वंजानी, अनिल श्रीवास्तव,, राकेश विष्नोई, एस.पी.सिंह, मिथलेष कुमार पाण्डे, ए.के. श्रीवास्तव, ए.ए.हाषमी, जगदीष अधिकारी, दीपक सचदेव व मोहम्मद हनीफ ने सभी को शभकामनाएं देते हुए अपने-अपने विचार व्यक्त किए जबकि श्री रमेश इंदु वासु ने एक गीत प्रस्तुत किया। इसके साथ-साथ सुश्री वर्षा शर्मा, सुश्री सिन्धु एस.कुमार, सुश्री विजी अषोक तथा श्रीमती परवीन कुरैषी, ने भी इसे त्यौहार को उत्सव के रूप में मनाने के उद्देष्यो पर अपनी बात रखते हुए सभी को दीपावली की षुभकामनाएं दी।

Contribution- Rajeev Shrivastav, Press Coordinator, AIR Bhopal
Blog Report- Praveen Nagdive

AIR SAMBALPUR BAGGED THREE AWARDS IN AAA-2013










Akashvani, Sambalpur(Odisha), an iconic image in the domain of Akashvani Annual Awards, this time too, as like yesteryears has bagged three prizes in the Akashvani Annual Awards -2013 declared recently. The station has so far bagged as many as 06 International awards and 38 National awards in different Radio programme competitions in various categories for programme productions. The International Awards include thrice in Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), twice in Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) and once in Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA).

In the recently declared result of Akashvani Annual Awards 2013, this station bagged 1st prize for its production “Tarki Tha” (Be Aware) in Farm & Home category which was produced by Shri Santosh Ping, PEX. Authored by Shri Badri Narayan Mishra, the programme exclusively meant for farming community aims at sensitizing farmers on how to tackle the problems emerging out of climate change causing thereby erratic weather patterns, bouts of very cold or very hot climate, irregular rainfall and consequently affecting the agriculture production at large. In this programme, music has been scored by Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra, Music Composer and the production team includes Shri Laxman Kumar Panda, PEX, Shri Randeep Pradhan, PEX & Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra, MC.

Similarly, produced jointly by Shri Randeep Kumar Pradhan & Shri Santosh Ping, PEX the programme entitled “Jhee” (Girl – The Shining Gem) has been declared eligible to get the 2nd Prize in the Family Welfare Category of AAA-2013. Authored by Shri Mitrabhanu Gountia, the programme aims at creating awareness among people as a whole against illegal female foeticide prevailing rampantly in the society despite stringent government laws. Shri Laxman Kumar Panda, PEX & Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra have assisted in the production of the programme & music has been scored by Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra, MC.

Authored and produced by Shri Laxman Kumar Panda, the programme entitled “Indradhanura Ranga” (The Colours of Rainbow) has been declared eligible to get Certificate of Merit in the Best Children Programme Category. The scientific mysteries behind formation of a rainbow have been described in a lucid & vivid manner in this programme embellished with music of Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra, Music Composer. Shri Randeep Kumar Pradhan, Shri Santosh Ping & Shri Prafulla Kumar Mitra have assisted the producer in its production.

Contributed by : Kshetramani Bibhar, PA to SD, AIR, Sambalpur
Mob - 9178720506

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DD MP पर अगले रविवार दोपहर डेढ से दो बजे सप्रे संग्रहालय के श्री विजयदत्त श्रीधर का एक्सक्लूसिव इन्टरव्यू

यूँ तो भोपाल में देखने को दर्जन भर से अधिक म्यूजियम हैं लेकिन अखबारों के अतीत के पन्नों से रूबरू होने का रोमांच अनुभव किया जा सकता है सिर्फ एक जगह। वो है माधवराव सप्रे स्मृति समाचारपत्र संग्रहालय एवम् शोध संस्थान।अपने ढंग के इस अनूठे संग्रहालय की स्थापना का श्रेय हासिल है पदमश्री से सम्मानित बुजुर्ग पत्रकार विजयदत्त श्रीधर को।कोई तीन दशक पहले स्थापित इस संग्रहालय में 75 हजार से ज्यादा पुराने समाचार पत्र-पत्रिकाएं, दुर्लभ ग्रंथ, पाण्डुलिपियां, दस्तावेज़ गजेटियर के अलावा मूर्धन्य संपादकों-लेखकों के पत्र शिद्दत से संजोये गये हैं। कल जब श्रीधरजी मुझे संग्रहालय के अवलोकन के दौरान वहां संजोई गई धरोहर से अवगत करा रहे तब बार बार ऐसा लगा मानो पत्रकारिता को आजीवन धरम-करम के रूप में आत्मसात करने की ठानी है एक तपस्वी ने। विजयजी संग्रहालय की पत्रिका "आंचलिक पत्रकार" के संपादक हैं और ताज़ा अंक में उन्होंने भारतीय पत्रकारिता का यथार्थ शीर्षक से ज्ञानेन्द्र रावत का उम्दा लेख छापा है। श्रीधरजी की "पहला संपादकीय" पुस्तक को भारत सरकार के सूचना एवं प्रसारण मंत्रालय द्वारा स्थापित भारतेंदु हरिश्चन्द्र पुरस्कार भी मिला है।दूरदर्शन मध्यप्रदेश चैनल पर प्रादेशिक समाचार एकांश के नये साप्ताहिक कार्यक्रम "आमने-सामने" के दूसरे एपीसोड के लिए हमने श्री विजयदत्त श्रीधर का आधे घंटे का एक्सक्लूसिव इन्टरव्यू सप्रे संग्रहालय में रिकार्ड किया। इसे डीडी मध्यप्रदेश चैनल पर अगले रविवार दोपहर डेढ से दो बजे प्रसारित किया जाना है।
Source-Vinod Nagar FB, Blog Report-Praveen Nagdive

AIR Jeypore bags two national-level Akashvani Annual Awards


Contributed By :ଆକାଶବାଣୀ ଜୟପୁର , airjeypore@gmail.com

Other award winners / their station heads may also send similar details photo link and few lines about their productions atpbparivar@gmail.com for possible upload on PB Parivar Blog.

Our Cultural Heritage - हमें जिन पर नाज़ है।-Maranthai S Arumugam


Shri Maranthai S Arumugam was a popular person of this TIRUNELVELI area a popular artist cum Programme Executive through AIR Tirunelveli.he had his own listener fans at this area.His books NAAL ORU MOOLIGAI,(meaning ONE HERB A DAY). Vol 1, vol 2, vol 3. was most circulated in this area.

He received AKASHWANI award for his program "Aali Valarppu" (ஆழிவளர்ப்பு ) Growing of SEA FISH called "aali" His popular AIR Programs are "Ilaya Bharatham", " Mangayar Ulagam", "Naal Oru mooligai". programe Naal Oru Mooligai was Broadcast for 725 episode from AIR Tirunelveli.His personal website link : http://maranthaiarumugam.com/

He worked in Tamilnadu state Govt as Village Administrative officer form May 1964 to Dec 1978. during the period he received award from then agricultural minister Shri Kakkan .He Joined at ALL INDIA RADIO Coimbatore on 20.12.1978 as Form Radio Reporter.He was promoted as Programme Executive in 1993.He retired from his service on 31.05.2004. as PEX.Sri. Maranthai S.Arumugam retried programme executive expired on 12th August 2014 at Maranthai, Tirunelveli.

Contributed by: Shri NAVANEETHA KRISHNAN.M,ADE. Doordarshan Maintenance Centre,
Tirunelveli,sedmctvl@gmail.com.

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Akashvani and Doordarshan have a special significance as the grand old National Public Service Broadcasters and both of them have very rich and glorious history. Almost every renowned singer, celebrated dancer and distinguished and eminent writer have been associated with Akashvani, especially in the 1940s-70s and beyond. Many of them were associated with Doordarshan as well. Doordarshan has also contributed to the blossoming of many Film Directors, Artists, and Producers. PB Parivar calls upon each of its members to join hands in building up this data base and saluting our veterans and send such stories atpbparivar@gmail.com

Doordarshan to hold e-auction for vacant slots on DD Freedish next week

Doordarshan has set a reserve price of Rs 3.7 crore per slot for the 16th online e-auction for filling up slots on Doordarshan’s direct-to-home Freedish platform to be conducted on 28 October.The e-auction will be conducted by Pune based Synise Technologies on behalf of Prasar Bharati.

The reserve price in the last e-auction was Rs 3 crore.Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar had told indiantelevision.com recently that the aim was to reach the target of 97 channels by October-end and 125 channels by March-end.When asked why the number of channels to be e-auctioned had not been disclosed, a Prasar Bharati official told indiantelevision.com that this had been done to prevent bidders forming consortia to bid or resort to other malpractices.The eligibility terms and conditions including other relevant details for this e-auction are displayed on DD website: www.ddindia.gov.in.

However, the participation amount (EMD) in the e-auction is Rs 1.5 crore which needs to be deposited in advance on or before 27 October evening along with processing fee of Rs 10,000 (Non-refundable) in favour of PB (BCI) Doordarshan Commercial Service, New Delhi.Applicants have also been asked mandatorily to deposit a Demand Draft of Rs 5,500 registration amount favouring Synise Technologies, payable at Pune at the time of submission of the application.

The applicants must provide details of the Uplink/Downlink permission documents received from the concerned ministries with the applications to ensure they are not rejected.The demand drafts of unsuccessful bidders will be returned immediately or within a week after the e-auction process is completed.

For more details click on the following link.

Contributed By :- Shri. Jainender Nigam. prasarbharati.newsdesk@gmail.com

TECHNOLOGY UPDATES

Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) disclosed that it would upgrade the terrestrial television service in the country from analogue to digital technology.

EBA Public Relations Head Workneh Tafa told Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) that the draft bill which was tabled for discussion today would help to deliver quality media service and ensure accessibility to media.The authority is introducing the change in line with the decision of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) that member countries transform their broadcast system to digital technology, he said.

Workneh added that the Ethiopian draft bill is expected to develop the film, art, media and other industries.
Should the Ethiopia government stick to its 2016 target, it will be migrating its broadcast services from analogue to digital long after the ITU's deadline of June 2015.According to him, the country is undertaking various activities to prepare policy direction, legal framework, among others that will enhance the introduction of digital technology.

Among the legal experts who took part in the discussion, Birhanu Taddesse from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development said that the media play a key role in the development of the nation.The draft bill under discussion is expected to create media that deliver up-to-date information, he pointed out.The digital technology envisioned is expected to be introduced after two years, it was learned.

Source & Credit:- http://allafrica.com/stories/201410210198.html

Modi Picks AIR, DD As Media Brands Of Choice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has anointed India's state-backed broadcaster as his media brand of choice, helping shield his government from tough questions and prompting private news outlets to complain that they are being kept out of the loop.

Starchy and unpolished, Doordarshan News and All India Radio (AIR) were not the obvious choice for a government that took power in May after a high-octane election campaign that used special effects to beam Modi's image to rallies across the nation.

But the old-fashioned outlets are expected to offer one big advantage over their slicker private rivals: a less combative and questioning platform from which Modi can get his message out to tens of millions of Indians......

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Modi's preference for the public broadcaster was not an attempt to suppress information or limit access.

"I think everyone must welcome it. He has not banned anybody, his programmes are telecast live, practically on all channels, so where is the issue? There is no denying somebody access."

"There is complete freedom in our regime," he told reporters.

"FROM THE HEART"
Modi has never given a news conference as prime minister, but he has been active on Facebook and Twitter, where he has over 7 million followers, bypassing traditional media and spurring editors to complain about a lack of two-way communication and debate.

Now, for the first time, an Indian prime minister has a direct link to voters' living rooms in his home.

Last month, the state broadcaster set up a recording studio at Modi's official residence where he will record "Man ki Baat" ("talking from the heart"), his regular address to the nation on AIR that debuted earlier in October.
Doordarshan has been contracted to build a television studio at Modi's residence so his talk can be televised as well, according to an engineer working on the project.

Separately, the government has sent a letter asking ministries to engage more with the publicly funded broadcaster, according to the India Today news website, and has given its journalists coveted spots in a significantly reduced press corps that travels with the prime minister overseas.

Thirty or more journalists usually travelled with the previous prime minister. But on Modi's recent trip to the United States, only nine - the majority from state-funded organisations - accompanied him, according to the foreign ministry.

Private news outlets say diminishing interaction with the government has made their jobs harder.

"There has been a lot of communication from the government, but it's been very top-down," said N. Ravi, editor of the Hindu newspaper and president of the Editors Guild of India, which issued a statement in September calling on the government to interact more with journalists. "It's been a one-way street.".....

Modi sat through an interview with Reuters last year, dismissing concerns about his style of management and saying that he welcomed criticism because "the strength of democracy lies in criticism".

Since taking office Modi has not given an interview to the Indian media, though he has spoken with foreign news outlets ahead of trips abroad.

"Even for the positives of the government to be brought out, a certain amount of access is necessary," said NDTV political editor Rahul Shrivastava, who has covered the PMO since the mid-1990s.

Now, he said, "you have to accept [information] as it comes - both in terms and quality and quantity."
In June, Information and Broadcasting Minister Javadekar said he would give Prasar Bharati, the state body that operates AIR and Doordarshan, more autonomy and editorial freedom. The government's new reliance on these networks may complicate that.
The government asked ministries to strengthen ties with state-run broadcasters because of their national reach, Bimal Julka, secretary of Javadekar's ministry, told Reuters.
The government wants information "to penetrate to the last mile", he said, but it is "distorted" by some private outlets and so public broadcasters also need to distribute the facts.

Contributed by:-Jainender Nigam PB News Desk prasarbharati.newsdesk@gmail.com

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

9 TV shows of DD that will make 90s kids nostalgic !

With too many TV shows conquering audiences' attention, few still have some sweet memories of those old Doordarshan days. While cable network was yet to cement their foothold across the Indian TV industry, viewers were in full joy watching classics on DD. And as we did not have the luxury of switching to multiple channels, we could watch only what DD had in store for us; shows that might have been low on budget but high on content.
One just can't sit and recall these show without a soothing smile running down their faces, take a look:

Dekh Bhai Dekh:-In this great sitcom Shekhar Suman was in his elements, It was one of the most followed comic caper in those old days.
This was one of the foremost sitcoms on Indian Television, which was quite a rage in the country.
This story covers three generations of a family, who despite having differences love and stood by each other. The whole cast was astounding, but Shekhar Suman's character was a real show stealer.
ChandraKanta:-We were acquainted with the world of magic and wizardry much before the world have seen Harry porter and Narnia. Every Sunday, we were glued to our television set to enjoy this TV series.Inspired by the novel of the same name, written by Devikanandan Khatri. Actors like Irffan, Akhilendra Mishra, Mukesh Khanna raised the bar even higher and the magic and wizardry further added the much needed flavour to the content.
 Alif Laila:-
Alif Laila was a viewer’s delight. Though it may look more as a spoof to the new generation due to its age old costume design but we were more interested in content.
Based on the stories of 'One thousand and one night', this TV series covered a slew of fables from Aladdin to Ali Baba to Sindabad-The Sailor, viewers were left craving for more with each passing episode.
Jungle Book :- Even today, most of us could sing the entire title track ‘Jungle Jungle baat chali hai', and who can forget Mowgli and his escapades in the Jungle.
It was a must for all the children on Sunday at 9 AM. Mowgli and his animal kingdom. We never missed a single episode and that famous song written by Gulzar sahib . “Jungle Jungle baat chali hai.”
Captain Vyom- Captain Vyom was our first glimpse into the world of science fiction. It was our desi star wars and children’s favourite, moreover Milind Soman looked dapper in the title role
It was the first sci-fi serial on Indian Television where Milind Soman donned the hat of captain Vyom. Though the serial was moderately successful still the spacecraft and those tech Gizmos amazed us.
Shaktimaan:- Shaktimaan was the first Indian TV’s Superhero. The popularity of this serial could easily be gauged by the fact that children who had not holidays on Saturdays in their schools used to bunk classes to watch this serial.
Shriman Shrimati- Again a popular sitcom where two neighbours were flirting with each other’s wive but ended up making complete fool of themselves. Reema Lagoo , Rakesh Bedi , ArchanaPuran Singh and Jatin Kankania made it an affable show.





Vikram Betaal:- Still the image of Betaal ( the vampire) hanging on King Vikramaditya’s back sends jitter down our spine and the tales of morality which influenced us as a child.

No child can forget Betaal (The vampire) hanging on King Vikramaditya’s back and stories narrated by Betaal followed by a moral question which has to be answered correctly or King would have died.
Byomkesh Bakshi :- It was India’s answer to Sherlock Holmes. This show was immensely popular for its impeccable cast and gripping suspense .Now Byomkesh Bakshi is being made into a feature film which stars actor Shushant Singh Rajput.The story has a backdrop of 1930s . The twists and especially the climax in this TV series often left the viewers stunned.

Contributed by:Jainender Nigam

Source & Credit:-  http://www.indiatvnews.com/entertainment/bollywood/doordarshan-tv-shows-of-90s-17701.html

Obituary - Bisvanath Mandal Diesel Technician AIR Darbhanga expired



Shri Bisvanath Mandal, Diesel Technician, All India Radio, Darbhanga expired due to massive heart attack today morning (21.10.2014). Shri Madal was just 54 years old and his untimely demise has created grave difficulties for his family. He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters.

As per Akashvani Darbhanga colleagues, though Shri Mondal had chronic Diabetes and High Blood Pressure, He was quite all right and performed duties till 20.10.2014. He had morning duty today, on 21.10.2014 but collapsed at his residence while getting ready for morning prayer before leaving the home. Here is a mail sent by Shri Manikant Jha, Darbhanga..

अत्यंत दुख के साथ सूचित करना पड़ता हैकि आकाशवाणी दरभंगा मे कार्यरत डीजल टेकनीशियन विश्वनाथ मंडल अब हमलोगों के बीच नही हैं | आज सुबह हृदयाघात से उनकी मृत्यु हो गयी | 54 वर्षीय मंडल के निधन से आकाशवाणी दरभंगा परिवार मर्माहत है |

Prasar Bharati Parivar condoles the demise of Shri Bisvanath Mandal and prays for the peace of departed soul and strength for the bereaved family to withstand the irreparable loss.

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