Doordarshan and radio show by All India Radio has received multiple awards at ABU – UNESCO Peace Media Awards-2021 at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The awards were given by UNESCO in collaboration with Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union under the ‘Together for Peace’ initiative.
Why both are awarded?
- ‘Ethical and Sustainable Relationship with Nature’ award: AlR’s ‘Living on the edge – The coastal lives’
- Living Well with Super-Diversity category: Doordarshan’s programme ‘DEAFinitely Leading the Way
About the AlR’s ‘Living on the edge – The coastal lives’
All India Radio series ‘Living on the edge – The coastal lives’ explores life for fishing communities living on the edge in Visakhapatnam. This programme was devised and produced by Monika Gulati, Programme Executive of All India Radio in Delhi.
About the Doordarshan’s programme ‘DEAFinitely Leading the Way
DEAFinitely Leading the Way’ talks about the inspiring journey of a specially-abled child. The purpose of the documentary is to motivate specially-abled persons to live their life with dignity. The documentary was produced and directed by Pradeep Agnihotri, Programme Executive of Doordarshan in Delhi.