|AIR Guwahati prog on COVID completes 100 episodes today|
GUWAHATI, June 30 - ‘Pratirodh’ – a radio programme on COVID-19 being aired by the regional news unit of AIR Guwahati – will complete 100 episodes on Wednesday.
The programme, aimed at creating mass awareness on the novel coronavirus pandemic, was launched on the second day of the first phase of lockdown. On Wednesday, the AIR Guwahati will also celebrate its 73rd foundation day.
“Pratirodh is an attempt to keep people updated on COVID-19, where we have been airing fact check on rumours, and providing health tips along with do’s and don’ts on important aspects. The programme also includes floods as a major component along with the Baghjan tragedy,” a statement issued by the regional new unit of AIR Guwahati said.
The title of the programme was given by AIR Guwahati’s Programme Head Rajiv Baruah. The programme includes phone-in interviews with ministers and senior officials as well.