PM Narendra Modi extends greetings on World Radio Day 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings(बधाई) on the World Radio Day on 13 February 2017. Terming (करार) radio as “a wonderful way to interact(बातचीत) , learn & communicate”, the PM stated. The theme for the 2017 edition of World Radio Day is 'Radio is You' World Radio Day isobserved every year on February 13 to celebrate radio as a forum (मंच) for entertainment and information, as a bridge of communication for remote communities and its role in empowering people. In 2011, the UNESCO General Conference had proclaimed(घोषित) February 13 as World Radio Day, the day United Nations Radio was established in 1946. Radio is the most prevalent(प्रचलित) mass medium, with the ability to reach up to 95 percent of the world’s population.