The Voice of SOA Community 90.4, community radio station of the SOA Deemed to be University, has won an award for the best jingle in Measles Rubella campaign in the third edition of the UNICEF-AROI Radio4Child Awards which were presented at Mumbai on Friday.
RJs Gaur and KP from Voice of SOA Community 90.4 received the award from UNICEF celebrity advocate and Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan.
The awards were a culmination of capacity building workshops conducted in 2018 by UNICEF and AROI (Association of Radio Operators for India) for over 40 All India Radio and private FM Radio professionals to help them integrate meaningful and appealing radio jingles or talks shows on the critical messages related to vaccination and other child issues.
The winners were picked by a select jury, which included personalities from academia, the radio industry and the corporate sector.
UNICEF, which has been looking at Radio4Child as a platform to raise child issues, had received 152 entries from 17 states.
While congratulating RJ Gaur and RJ KP for winning the award, SOA President, Prof. Manojranjan Nayak wished that the SOA community radio station would win greater laurels in future.