Certified Peer Reviewers

ASIF RAYMA, Sayyyaje re Radio

Peer Training Workshop I - Day1 (10)Asif Rayma is passionate about community radio and “lets his work speak for himself”. He has been with Saiyyaje re Radio and takes care of programming matters at the radio station. Asif believes that the community is main driver behind the success of a CR station and that every station should strive to be as transparent with its stakeholders as possible.

Phone: +919879182322
Email: asifrayma@rediffmail.com

NEETU SINGH, Waqt Ki Awaz

Peer Training workshop-I Day2 (138)Neetu Singh has been with Waqt Ki Awaz in Kanpur for the last three years.  She is also the co-ordinator of the Gali Gali Sim Sim programme for children at the CR station. She researches, scripts, records and edits programmes, conducts focus group discussions and interacts with the community regularly. A post-graduate in journalism, Neetu Singh also handles documentation at Waqt Ki Awaz.

Phone: +918953991358
Email: yashi666@gmail.com

FAQAT HUSSAIN, Alfaz-e-Mewat

Peer Review Workshop I-Day3 (105)Fakat Hussain is a senior reporter with Alfaz-e-Mewat FM 107.8 in village Ghaghas, district Mewat, Haryana and has been associated with the station since its inception. Fakat is pursuing a university degree. His passion for radio has earned him the title ‘Mewat’s coolest radio jockey.’  He hosts a show ‘Mann Ki Baat’ (straight from the heart) where he plays back select feedback recordings and shares responses to questions posed by listeners. Fakat enjoys editing the most as he holds an ear for sound effects and making the programs as close to people as possible.

Phone: +919813393588
Email: fakathussain@gmail.com

SUBHASHREE BEHERA, Radio Madhuban

Peer Training workshop-I Day2 (59)Subhashree Behera is a volunteer with Radio Madhuban in Rajasthan. Serving the community is her motto and she “loves to be on air”.

Phone: +919414034401
Email: subha013@gmail.com

VANDANA BACHETY, Gurgaon Ki Awaz

Peer Training Workshop I - Day1 (9)Vandana Bachety has been with Gurgaon Ki Awaz (GKA), community radio in Gurgaon, Haryana since 2010. GKA, the first CR station in Haryana has been broadcasting 22X7, in Hindi and Haryanvi. Community radio is her passion and capacity building her forte. A post-graduate in Hindi, Vandana handles programme production, editing, anchoring, script writing & project management.

Phone: +919654749022
Email: vandubachhety@gmail.com

SANJAY CHANDEKAR, Radio FTII

Peer Review Workshop I-Day3 (83)Sanjay Chandekar is in charge of RadioFTII since 2008.  An electronics engineering graduate he also holds an M.A. (Indology) & P.G.Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication. Chandekar is a musician (Violin & Harmonium artiste) & Sangeet Visharad. He is also the recipient of the one-year fellowship from Asiatic Society of Mumbai regarding a study on Community radio in India.

Phone: +919405392977
Email: sanjaychandekar@yahoo.com

GITALI KAKATI, Jnan Taranga

Peer Training Workshop I - Day1 (6)Gitali Kakati has been Programme Coordinator at Jnan Taranga, the first  CR station in the northeast, since 2011. She is also a Teaching Assistant in Mass Communication at Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati. She has been charged with programming for a variety of audiences including street singers, senior citizens & tribals.

Phone: +919707702827
Email: gitalik87@gmail.com

NAVEEN SEN, Bol Hyderabad 90.4 fm

Naveen SenNaveen Sen is the station coordinator at Bol Hyderabad, University of Hyderabad’s campus radio station since its inception in 2011. He worked with a radio station in Saudi Arabia before shifting back to India.  He is in-charge of programming & lining up broadcast schedules and co-ordinates work with faculty members, students and the community in broadcasting programmes for over five hours.

Phone: +919394315787
Email: bnaveensen@gmail.com

MAHESH JAGTAP, Vidyavani Community Radio

Peer Review Workshop I-Day3 (91)Mahesh Jagtap has been with Vidyavani Community Radio (VCR), Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.  A PG in Mass Communication, Mahesh produces programmes of community interest at VCR. His programmes also focus on building softskills of students.

Phone: +919158857070
Email: jmaheshn25@yahoo.co.in

RAMAKRISHNAN R. NILA CRS 90.4 fm

Peer Training workshop-I Day2 (74)Ramakrishnan R. is Program Co-ordinator, NILA CRS 90.4. He is also Assistant Professor in the Department of Master of Computer Applications, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Madagadipet, Puducherry. He was involved in production of programmes ‘Science for Women’ & ‘Planet Earth’, both sponsored by the DST.

Phone: +9198437 97091
Email: rrmca2000@gmail.com

NAHEDABANO SHAIK, Radio Bundelkhand

NahedabhanoNahedabano Shaik is the Station Manager of Radio Bundelkhand, located in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. She plans & co-ordinates programming & production at the radio station.

Phone: +917752926618
Email: nahedask@gmail.com

JANISAR QURESHI, Pesh Kadam CR

Janisar QureshiJanisar Qureshi is a producer at Pesh Kadam CR, an initiative in Awantipora in Kashmir region. Her programmes focus on employment opportunities for people in the listening area of the radio.

Phone: +919018574442
Email: jennyqureshi@gmail.com

ALGOLE NARSAMMA, Sangham Radio

Algole NarsammaAlgole Narsamma is one of the two station co-ordinators at Sangham Radio in Medak district of Telangana state. Her programming focuses on local agricultural practices and folk traditions.

Phone: +919676986391
Email: sanghamradio@gmail.com

SUNIL PALASKAR, Neotech CRS

Sunil PalaskarSunil Palaskar manages the Neotech CRS in Surguja district of Chattisgarh.  His radio station seeks to provide a voice to the youth of the region and focuses on employment opportunities and folk arts.

Phone: +919425254338
Email: sunilpalaskar@gmail.com

JACOB JOSEPH, Radio Benziger

Jacob JosephJacob Joseph is the station manager at Radio Benziger. He manages programming and oversees production in areas such as climate change & issues concerning fishermen.

Phone: +919447560137
Email: jacobramankulangara@gmail.com

YUVRAJ JADHAV, Vasundhara Vahini

Yaman PulateYuvraj Jadhav works with Vasundhara Vahini in Baramati, Maharashtra. Vasundhara Vahini focuses on the agricultural community in the region and Yuvraj’s programmes focus on horticulture, animal husbandry etc.

Phone: +919881761891
Email: yuvaraj2121@gmail.com

YAMAN PULATE, KVK Pravara CR

Yuvraj JhadhavYaman Pulate is programming officer at KVK Pravara Community Radio, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. His programmes focus on innovative & best practices in farming and disseminating the same using local cultural forms.

Phone: +919921809110
Email: yamanpulate@gmail.com

PRADEEPTA KUMAR DUTTA, Radio Kissan

Pradeepta Kumar DuttaPradeepta Kumar Dutta is part of the core team that manages Radio Kissan. As studio head, he is in-charge of production related matters. He’s also involved in documenting local art forms in the broadcast area of the radio station.

Phone: +919938103885
Email: aiddutta@gmail.com

RAJKUMAR SINGH, CMS Radio

Rajkumar SinghRaj Kumar Singh is station manager at CMS Radio in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He produces educational programmes in both English & Hindi that are also highly interactive. He’s also involved in producing career-based programmes at the station.

Phone: +919938103885
Email: aiddutta@gmail.com

SANTOSH THOMAS, Radio Mattoli

Santosh ThomasSantosh Thomas is Assistant Director at Radio Mattoli, Mananthavady, Kerala. He is in-charge of ensuring the smooth functioning of all radio equipment including the ones in the studio.

Phone: +919497085919
Email: kavunkaljose@gmail.com

SUMESH KUMAR, Radio Macfast

Sumesh Kumar MacfestSumesh Kumar is a Radio Jockey but also produces programmes at Radio Macfast, Thiruvilla, Kerala.  He has been involved in many innovative programmes that have brought about small but significant changes in the listening area.

Phone: +919446709090
Email: sumesh709090@gmail.com

BRIJENDER PANWAR, Hamara Radio

Panwar BrijeshhBrijender Panwar is Director of MSPICM in Himachal Pradesh. He initiated the Hamara Radio community radio whose content revolves around developmental issues of health, agriculture, employment, government opportunities, literacy programmes and life coping skills.

Phone: +919218848838
Email: brijenderpanwar@gmail.com

RICHA SHARMA, Desh Bhagat Radio

Richa SharmaRicha Sharma is Operations Head at Desh Bhagat Radio, Chandigarh. She worked in the media for over a decade and half and runs campaigns for Desh Bhagat Radio.

Phone: +919218848838
Email: richa3377@gmail.com

MANMOHAN SINGH, Sanjha Radio

Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh is with Sanjha Radio in Yamunanagar, New Delhi which focuses on local self-governance, political rights etc.

Phone: +918901295709
Email: manmohan_singh98@yahoo.com

DESHRAJ SINGH, Radio Mewat

Desh Raj Radio MewatDeshraj Singh is Programming Head with Radio Mewat, New Delhi. A community media trainer, Deshraj also co-ordinates all training activities and runs on-air campaigns at the station.

Phone: +919211647264
Email: deshrjsingh@gmail.com

SANTOSH KUMAR, Delhi University CR

DU Santosh KumarSantosh Kumar is an RJ at the Delhi University CR. He is also in-charge of out-door recordings & internet radio at the station.

Phone: +919266526012
Email: santoshchottu92@gmail.com

BHARATH BADIGER, Venudhwani CR

Bharat BadigerBharath Badiger is Programme Co-ordinator at Venudhwani CR in Belgaum, Karnataka. He takes care of all programming needs of the radio station and conducts capacity building workshops for members of the community who wish to participate in the station.

Phone: +918088135562
Email: badiger.bharath@gmail.com

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Department of Communication
University of Hyderabad
Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046

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