Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi, today inaugurated the website of Radio Kashmir Jammu (RKJ).
Station Director V.K. Sambayal, along with other officials of the Radio Kashmir Jammu and dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The URL address of the website is: www.radiokashmirjammu.com.
After inaugurating the website, Priya Sethi said, “Everything is well connected with technology today. Children can access data from anywhere through mobile devices. The easiness of accessibility means that we need to provide quality service with transparency.”
She also said that radio has come alive in the recent years. “Our Prime Minister Modi ji started Mann ki Baat on radio and made the medium come alive in the lives of people again” she added
The Minister lauded the team at Radio Kashmir Jammu for launching the website. “This is a forward-looking initiative to enable the people who stay out of state but want to keep in touch with their culture, tradition and heritage” she noted.The Minister said the Radio Kashmir Jammu has always played a vital role in the preservation and proliferation of Dogri and other local languages and with the launch of this website they will come more close to the people of the state who are spread out to the far corners of the Nation and world. Station Director Radio Kashmir Jammu in his welcome address said that this website will provide a link to the Dogras serving outside Jammu, largely in the Indian Army, and having no links with the language as Dogri is only spoken in this part of the region and Radio Kashmir Jammu is the only station that caters to the Dogri and Gojri speaking listeners. This initiative will also provide Radio Kashmir Jammu a global platform and reach. He said that Radio Kashmir Jammu has been the pivotal medium of communication on which social, cultural and other interactions have been taking place.Highlighting the objectives of the new initiative, he said Radio Kashmir Jammu’s website is a step towards openness and transparency. “It will help connect with new audience using mobile devices. The site has links for people seeking information on programming and advertising aspects of the station. It also carries information on the technical and cultural aspects of the station besides providing information related with many other facets to facilitate clear and transparent communication with its audience” he added.