Mobile Vaani – Community Radio in Jharkhand

Posted on Feb. 12, 2014 in Knowledge and Media

People living in urban areas may not react to “Johar! Mobile Vaani mein aapka swagat hai…” but this salutation is a comforting welcome for nearly 100,000 villagers in the remotest hamlets of Jharkhand. They connect every day to Jharkhand Mobile Vaani, a unique voice-based social platform. Rajiv Murmoo, a 41-year-old farmer from Santhal Pargana, a tribal village, has found a new friend in Jharkhand Mobile Vaani whom he can call anytime to report a corrupt practice or to find solutions to a problem…

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