One of the oldest Community Radio Stations of New Delhi.
Apna Radio has been running as a Community Radio of IIMC, New Delhi for the last 11 years now. Inaugurated on 09.09.2005, Apna Radio used to broadcast four hours a day. The transmission has been extended to seven hours a day since February, 2013.
Apne Aas Paas
In August 2014, we started our daily Live Show ‘Apne Aas Paas’ and gradually increased its duration to 60 minutes. This show has now become a Flagship Program of Apna Radio. We discuss topics of the day and invite subject-experts on phone or for Phone-in Programs in the studio and engage our listeners to interact with them live.
‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Campaign
‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign has been another milestone for Apna Radio. We have interviewed Save Female Child activists like Dr. Puneet Bedi, made in-house Radio Jingles and Spots and produced a Radio Play ‘Khushi’ on the theme.
This 8 – Episode programe on Adolescent Health Program was broadcast between May-June 2016. This was well received by School Children and their parents of the community. Encourage by the success of Season – I, Apna Radio is planning now the Season – II of this series. This may go on air in October-November this year.
Association with Delhi Legal Services Authority
In association with Delhi Legal Services Authority (South), we have done Phone-in programs/Interviews for the benefit of domestic workers, child laborers, victims of domestic violence and senior citizens etc.
Association with South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Apna Radio has spoken to the Mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation and a number of Nigam Parshads on the civic problems of various municipal wards of South Delhi. Similarly senior authorities from various government departments have also been involved.
Apni Chaupal and Apni Basti
The participation of the Urban villages and JJ clusters of the community has shown a marked increase due to the programs like ‘Apni Chaupal’ and ‘Apni Basti’ in which the public of these areas communicate to the authorities.
Association with Delhi Police
Some senior officers of Delhi Police have been taken live on the subjects like Operation Milap on Missing Children, opening Platform School for rag-picking children, self-defense training for school girls. Senior Police officers of Delhi Traffic Police have been taken on air live on the themes like Road safety.
Health Awareness Programs
We have been speaking to the Doctors of AIIMS, Max Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Batra Hospital, BLK Super Specialty Hospital and LNJP Hospital on various health issues including Organ Donation. Besides, we are putting on air Messages and Radio Jingles on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Yoga and AYUSH
Apna Radio has been inviting Yog-Acharyas and the Doctors from Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani systems of Medicine in its Health Programs. A number of phone-in programs have also been broadcast involving these experts.
Association with NOG's and RWA's
Apna Radio is closely associated with some NGOs of the area like Chetna, Society for the Promotion of Youth and Masses (SPYM), Can Support, Senior Citizens Welfare Association, (SCWA), Force, Centre for Science and Enviornment (CSE), Haq, Muskaan, Dastkar and Indus Action. Our team covers what they do for the benefit of the community.
We have been engaging some Schools, Experts and RWAs of the area on different social issues.