Girish Kumar, who has worked before in the media industry, has been rolling out this programme by visiting different schools and villages. He says, “I want children in government schools, especially the ones in rural areas, to become content creators rather than just content consumers.
How does it work?
There are four types of radio sets through which the shows are aired — radio booth, Pi Desktop, Pocket Pi and Personal Pi — and all of these work on WiFi. Girish and his team used a microcomputer called Raspberry Pi for the installation of this radio booth. He also connected several WiFi routers and created a private network. Since coin-operated payphones were lying unused in different corners of the village, Girish collected them to set up a booth where people can dial in to listen to a show. Whenever children record the show, they upload it on to the server. Every show has been assigned a particular number. When people pick up the receiver, they can hear the numbers and the show names and, thereafter, it’s in their hands to choose which show they’d like to listen to.
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