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Jnan Taranga is broadcasting for 11 hours daily. It broadcasts for Live 11 hours regularly from 9 AM in the morning till 8 PM which consists of community based programmes like health tips, environment based programmes, life of a great person alongwith birthday wishes, satire and beauty tips. Educational broadcast is for one hour i.e from 1 PM to 2 PM. Our most popular programme ‘Monor Khabor’- a Live Phone-In programme on different social issues of the community people for 1 hr. The listeners make calls to the station and give their suggestion and valuable feedback on the programmes of the station in this programme. The rest of the hours is repeat transmission. The broadcast content of Jnan Taranga mainly consists of community-based programmes. The programmes are on subjects like health, career, science, woman, children, tribal people, agriculture, education, climate change, environment etc. The university’s motto is to disseminate education transcending all barriers. Yet, it realises that some disadvantaged sections are deprived from attaining formal education. In order to communicate with the under-privileged sections of the society, the university decided to use the medium of radio, which remains a popular medium with the belief that education and community users are not mutually exclusive. The folk culture of Assam was becoming fatal from quite sometime especially in urban areas. It has been tried to be revived in the programme Parampara and Krishtir Patharat. The voices of marginalized people are broadcast in the programme Topal Topal and Rengoni. There is a regular live phone-in programme Manar Khabar for one hour where listeners make calls and provide their views on problems and issues. Keeping in view the different sections of the society, youth oriented programmes like Yuva Taranga and Sishu Tirtha for children is broadcast. Hengul Baran is a programme on lives and experiences of senior citizens. The voices of tribals and ethnic groups of the state have been highlighted in the programme Janajiwan. We have earlier broadcast programmes on street singers titled as Lecheri Butoli and on woman health named Sakhi Sanjeevani. Live from community is a programme where radio reporters interact with the community people and later share their experiences and issues. Amar Kobologia Ekashar is a Live programme on awareness of environment with the community people.