Radio Chitkara bags 2nd prize in “United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Awards 2021”.
Radio Chitkara has bagged the second prize under the media category in “United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Awards 2021”. Radio Chitkara has been recognized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Government of Punjab for non-stop broadcast for five months on Covid-19 awareness during peak time of the pandemic.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise called the Global Goals, were taken on by the United Nations in 2015 as a general source of inspiration to end destitution, secure the planet, and guarantee that by 2030 all individuals appreciate harmony and success. The 17 SDGs are coordinated—they perceive that activity in one region will influence results in others, and that improvement should adjust social, financial and ecological maintainability.
Nations have resolved to focus on progress for those who’re uttermost behind. The SDGs are intended to end neediness, yearning, AIDS, and oppression ladies and young ladies. The inventiveness, ability, innovation and monetary assets from all of society is important to accomplish the SDGs in each unique situation.
Dr. Ashutosh Mishra, Station Director, Radio Chitkara, received the award on behalf of CRS core team comprising Dr. Pankaj Garg, Ms. Rupinder Kaur and Mr. Ranjit Singh Chopra. The award was presented by Rajkamal Chaudhary, Principal Secretary, Department of Planning, Punjab, along with various senior officials from UNDP Chandigarh Centre.
The community radio of Chitkara University can be heard on 107.8 Mhz FM and is managed by the students of Chitkara University which gives them a perfect platform to showcase their talent. The community radio channel has its own independent recording and broadcasting facilities which provide a good learning platform to the students who wish to pursue a career in the Radio field.