[AI] Radio show in Oriya to inform & inspire blind/low vision people

Eyeway Helpdesk helpdesk at eyeway.org
Tue Jan 4 06:03:50 EST 2011

Seems there was some problem with the group's mailing during the last few days. Our below email of 31st december didn't reach many, so resending it.


We are happy to announce that beginning from 1st January 2011, a radio show to inform, inspire and empower people with vision impairment in Orissa goes on airwaves. The show called 'Eyeway Aloka Pathe Tuma Sathe', would be a 15minute weekly show in Oriya language. 


Project Eyeway of Score Foundation, Delhi, is a knowledge resource on living a fuller life with blindness/low-vision since 2004. 


With a view to impact lives of visually impaired people right down to the grass roots in the state of Orissa, Score Foundation jointly with Open Learning Systems, Bhubaneshwar, launches 'Eyeway Odisha' with the beginning of year 2011. The radio show in Oriya would be backed up by Eyeway Odisha Helpdesk, where people can call/write for guidance & information on any aspect of life with vision impairment.


'Eyeway Aloka Pathe Tuma Sathe' can be heard on air on the following:

  a.. Cuttack, MW, 972 Khz/308.6 metres 
  b.. Cuttack Vividh Bharati, MW, 1314Khz./228.3mts 
  c.. Sambalpur, MW, 945Khz/317.5 metres 
  d.. Jeypore, MW, 1467 Khz/204.5 metres 
  e.. Jeypore (Short wave), SW, 5040 KHz/60metres (evening frequency) 
  f.. Bhawanipatana, MW, 1206 Khz/248.8 metres 
  g.. Channel 8 of DD DTH (carrying broadcast of Cuttack primary channel)

The shows could also be heard online Monday onwards anytime on:

  a.. Project Eyeway website at http://www.eyeway.org/includes/radio; 
  b.. http://www.inclusiveplanet.com/en/group/994404.

The Eyeway Odisha Helpdesk can be contacted between 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday on 9439666222 or Odisha at Eyeway.Org. 


We wish 2011 be a special year for people in Orissa, where blind people are informed of opportunities & rights, inspired to move to higher levels, and be included in the mainstream of life.


Happy New Year 2011!


Team Eyeway

Project Eyeway - A knowledge resource for living a fuller life with vision loss

C/o Score Foundation, 17/107, Basement, Vikram Vihar, Lajpatnagar 4, New Delhi 110024, INDIA.


Helpdesk:+91 - 11 - 460 70 380 (Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm)

Office Phone: +91 - 11 - 26472582/81

Email: helpdesk at eyeway.org 

Website: www.eyeway.org 

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