The G.D. Goenka University today launched Radio G, a student-run internet-based radio station, that can be accessed round the world.
The first broadcast, which featured an interview of Prof (Dr) Deependra Kumar Jha, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University, went on air at 5 pm on Thursday evening.
Congratulating the School of Communication on the launch, Prof (Dr) Jha said, “I am very happy at the launch of Radio G. It will give the students an opportunity to get hands on training.”
The radio station, which has been set up by the School of Communication, will be run by the students of the Communication School. According to Prof Sunil Saxena, Dean, School of Communication, “Radio G will be used to train undergraduate and post-graduate students to create programmes that can be broadcast live, and can be heard across the world. The programmes that the students will create, as part of their training, will include radio features, interviews, panel discussions, etc.”
The students will also be encouraged to record entertainment programmes featuring songs and radio plays and create radio jingles. The programmes will be recorded in the state-of-the-art radio studio set up by the G.D. Goenka University. The studio which will also be used to edit programmes.
Radio G can be accessed on any Internet-connected device, which can be a smart phone, tablet, Ipad, laptop or desktop at the following url: https://radiogdgu.airtime.pro/.
Besides streaming programmes, Radio G will also publish podcasts. These too can be accessed from Radio G page on the internet by clicking on the podcast icon.