Community Radio - Reaching the Unreached

Organ donation Sensitization in rural areas

MOHAN Foundation has undertaken a unique initiative of sensitizing the rural public about organ donation, through broadcasting short dramas, jingles and interviews in regional languages, on Community radios. It aims to spread the message of organ donation amongst the rural population, across different parts of India and motivate them to support the cause. Community radio stations works to spread social messages in a local area, in the local dialect.

The broadcast content aims at making public aware about the concept of organ donation and the myths and barriers surrounding it. The broadcast includes information from experts, stories of inspiration of donor families and patient survivors.

MOHAN Foundation's Helpline number is also announced in each segment, so as to help the public connect with the Foundation for any information on organ donation and transplantation.

Listed below are our initiatives in different parts of the country

Rajasthan

October 2023
  • On October 21, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on organ donation awareness, with Mrs. Seema Sehajpal.


  • On October 7, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on organ donation and transplantation, with Dr. Neelam Jain, Sr. Consultant Gynecology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur.


September 2023
  • On September 30, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on organ donation and transplant, with Professor Amla Batra.


August 2023
  • On August 05, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on organ donation and transplant, with Dr. Rakesh Jain, Additional Principal, SMS Medical College, Jaipur.


July 2023
  • On July 29, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk with Parul Bishnoi, Family Member of Organ Recipient.


  • On July 1, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on Organ Donation and Transplantation, with Mr. P. C. Jain, Jaipur.


June 2023
  • On June 24, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted Harshvardhan Singh Talk, Kidney recipient who had also participated in World Transplant Games, 2023.


  • On June 3, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on Kidney Donation and Transplantation, with Dr. Navneet Saxena, Consultant Nephrologist at JNU Hospital and CKS Hospital, Jaipur.


May 2023
  • On May 20, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk with Mr. Kapil Garg, IPS, Retired Director General of Police, Rajasthan.


  • On May 6, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the inspiring story of Mrs. Renu Uba, who decided to donate her Mother's organ after her death.


April 2023
  • On April 29, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on Gastrointestinal Surgery, with Dr. Randhir Singh Rao.


March 2023
  • On March 25, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on kidney transplant, with Shri R.P Meena.


  • On March 11, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk about life after transplant, with Dr. Radhika Govil.

February 2023
  • On February 25, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on heart transplant, with Dr. Raj Kumar Yadav.


  • On February 04, 2023 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on organ and tissue Donation and transplant, with Dr. Mala Airun.

January 2023
  • On January 14,2023. MFJCF sponsored organ donation program was broadcasted on AIR 101.2 MHz. The broadcast was on 14th January 2023 at 9:15 Am - 9:45 Am featured Govind Gurbani Ji as the guest speaker.


  • MFJCF-sponsored program on organ donation for villages was broadcast on 101.2 AIR. AIR has almost 5000 live listeners via its mobile app, and via radio, it covers 70% area of Rajasthan accounting for more than 50,000 live listeners. The broadcast was on 07th January 2023 at 9:15 Am 9:45 Am featured Dr. Vinay Tomar as the guest speaker.


  • December 2022
    • On December 10, 2022 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on liver donation, on Program Gram Bharti, with Dr. Rajesh Bhojwani.


    October 2022
    • MFJCF-sponsored program on organ donation for villages was broadcast on 101.2 AIR. All India Radio program for villages, Gram Bharti, features discussions on various social, cultural, economic and agricultural topics in the local Rajasthani language. The broadcast was on 22nd October 2022 at 7 pm featured Mr. Suresh Kishnani as the guest speaker.


    August 2022
    • On August 13, 2022 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted the talk on skin donation, on Program Gram Bharti, with Dr. R. K. Jain.


    July 2022
    • On July 23, 2022, a senior member of MFJCF, Mr Rajiv Arora, was invited to a talk show on Program Gram Bharti, that was broadcast on FM 101.2.


    February 2022
    • On Feb 19, 2022 radio programme Gram Bharati on station AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM, broadcasted organ donation awareness in Rajasthani language with Mr. Samiir Halady, a kidney recipient as the invited speaker.


    • On 12th Feb 2022, community radio programme was broadcasted in AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM on Program Gram Bharti, in Rajasthani language with Ms. Renu Uba as the invited speaker.


    • On 5th Feb 2022, radio program Gram Bharti on AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted organ donation awareness in Rajasthani language and the speaker was Liver recipient - Mr.Naval Kishore Agarwal.


    January 2022
    • On Jan 29, 2022, another radio programme was broadcasted in AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM, on Program Gram Bharti with speakers Dr. Anita Hada and her son Ashish (Dr Hada donated a kidney to her son).


    • On Jan 1, 2022, a radio programme was broadcasted in AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM on Program Gram Bharti, in Rajasthani language with Mr. Govind Gurbani, a member of MFJCF as the speaker


    December 2021
    • On Dec 18, 2021 - AIR Jaipur 101.2 FM broadcasted awareness talk on organ donation, on Program Gram Bharti, with Mr. Deepak Tatia as the key resource person.


    November 2021
    • Celebrating National Organ donation day, on Nov 27, 2021, a senior member of MFJCF, Mr Rajiv Arora, was invited to a talk show on Program Gram Bharti, that was broadcast on FM 101.2


    • On Nov 6, 2021, an awareness talk in Program Gram Bharti, on organ donation in Rajasthani language was broadcasted on 101.2 FM wherein Mr. Ravi Kamra, a member of MFJCF was the key speaker.


    August 2021
    • Celebrating 'Eye Donation' fortnight, on August 29, 2021, MFJCF organized a radio show that was broadcasted on 101.2 All India Radio. Dr Neeraj Shah (Cornea transplant specialist) from Sankara Eye Hospital, Jaipur was the key speaker of the program. Some of the frequently asked questions on eye donation and the myths regarding eye donation were discussed. The radio play also informed the listeners about MOHAN Foundation's toll-free helpline number.Read More


    July 2021
    • On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, on July 28, 2021, a talk show on Liver Donation was conducted by MFJCF on FM channel 101.2 of AIR (All India Radio), that has a coverage of nearly 70% of Rajasthan. A small drama in local Rajasthani language was aired followed by an interview session with Gastroenterologist, Dr. Harsh Udawat.Read More


    June 2021
    • Sensitization of the rural and urban population of Rajasthan on organ donation was organized by MFJCF on June 27, 2021, on 101.2 AIR (All India Radio), that has a coverage of nearly 70% of Rajasthan. Read More


    Jharkhand

    January 2-29, 2023
    • In the month of January 2023, MOHAN Foundation broadcasted the Hindi audio play at Jamshedpur Primary Channel 101.7 MHz on every Thursday at 7:50 AM. Click here to view the schedule details.


    Chhattisgarh

    January 2-29, 2023
    • In the month of January 2023, MOHAN Foundation broadcasted the Hindi audio play at Bilaspur local radio station 103.2 MHz every Monday at 6:20PM throughout the month. Click here to view the schedule details.


    Uttar Pradesh

    January 2-29, 2023
    • In the month of January 2023, MOHAN Foundation broadcasted the Hindi audio play at Mathura Primary Channel 100.1 MHZ every Sunday at 1:15PM for four weeks. Click here to view the schedule schedule details.


    Tamil Nadu

    August 13, 2023
    • Kodaipanpalai 100.5 FM airs a live show on organ donation with MOHAN Foundation on August 13, 2023 in commemoration of National Organ Donation Day.


    March 9, 2023
    • MOHAN Foundation conducted an interview on Organ Donation for World Kidney Day and this was broadcast on March 9, 2023 at 11.30 am by the MOP College for Women Community Radio, Chennai 107.8 FM.


    September - November 8, 2022
    • MOHAN Foundation conducted several community radio programs with Anna community radio 90.4 from September-October 2022 at 10am and 5pm every day. VIT community radio 90.8 MHz at Vellore, Tamil Nadu at 12:30pm. In addition, from 8 September to 8 November 2022, a radio program in Tamil was broadcast daily morning and evening on Vayalaga Vanoli 90.4MHz in Kotampatti, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Click here to view the schedule schedule details.


    August 8 - October 2022
    • MOHAN Foundation tied up with Kalanjiam Samuga Vanoli 90.8 MHz to broadcast the message of organ donation through a play in Tamil (duration 6 minutes & 38 seconds), myths on organ donation and an audio describing the process to be an organ donor was aired twice in a day from August 8 and continued till October 2022. Click here to view the schedule schedule details.


    August 24 - September 30, 2022
    • MOHAN Foundation tied up with Pasumai CR 90.4 FM at Dindigul Tamilnadu, to broadcast the message of organ donation through a play in Tamil (duration 6 minutes & 38 seconds) that was aired twice in a day at 10:35am and 3pm from August 24 and continued till September 30,2022. In addition the drama was also played in the Kongu CR of Kongu Engg College in September 2022 in Erode.


    Nov 2021 - Jan 31, 2022
    • All India Radio Chennai FM Rainbow broadcasted a special programme for its listeners on organ donation awareness. The FM channel covers the whole of Tamil Nadu state and is also available over the news on Air App, reaching out to huge number of listeners. The programme featured an interview of Ms. Ishwarya Thiagarajan MOHAN Foundation and Mr. Periyanayagam, Transplant Coordinator. Apart from this, a tamil play was aired everyday on the same mentioned dates which has been attached above. The same audio recording was also aired on tamil radio channels "Anna CR 90.4 MHZ" and "Pasumalia CR 90.4"). Read More


    Sep 15th - Oct 16, 2021
    • MOHAN Foundation tied up with Arasu FM 90.4 MHz Kumbakonam to broadcast the message of organ donation through a play in Tamil (duration 5 minutes & 43 seconds) that was aired twice in a day from September 17 till October 16, 2021.


    Punjab

    Sep 4, 2021 - Jalandhar
    • Mr. Sudhir Dewan (Director - MOHAN Foundation)'s talk on organ donation was broadcasted in AIR Rainbow Jalandhar in Punjabi language.


    Nov 11, 2021 - Chandigarh, Relayed on : 13th November 2021
    • Mr. Sudhir Diwan was invited to speak on organ donation in Hindi Language, on radio station 'Radio City 91.9 FM' in Chandigarh. Read More


    Madhya Pradesh

    Nov 25, 2022 - Jan 2022 - Daily broadcast - Chanderi which was a hindi drama On organ donation
    • A hindi drama on organ donation, which was broadcasted on Program "Chanderi ki Awaaz" on 90.4 FM in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh.


    Haryana

    November 17 - December 12, 2022
    • From November 17, 2022 to December 12, 2022, MOHAN Foundation brodcasted the hindi play (Duration : 7 mins and 45 seconds)at Rohtak Vivid Bharathi every Thrusday to sentise the masses on organ donation. Click here to view the schedule details.


    Uttarakhand

    November 17 - December 12, 2022
    • From November 17, 2022 to December 12, 2022, MOHAN Foundation brodcasted the hindi play (Duration : 7 mins and 45 seconds)at AIR 100.5 MHz that was played every Monday to sentise the rural population on organ donation in Dehardun. Click here to view the schedule details.


    Maharashtra

    Nov 27-28 2021 - Pune which was a hindi drama on organ donation
    • An hindi drama was played on organ donation, which was broadcasted on Community Radio, Vidyavani on 107.4 FM in Pune.


    Bihar

    Jan 3, 7, 10, 14 2022 - Munger
    • Radio Risarch 90.8 FM Munger, Bihar posted about "Angdaan Hai Mahadaan" a radio naatika on organ donation on their Facebook page to increase the listenership across Munger. Two radio programs were conducted for this month whose recording has been attached. On Jan 3, 7, 10, 14 of 2022 Community Radio Programme on Organ donation was broadcasted in Hindi at Bihar.


    Feb 2022 - Bhagalpur from Feb 1 2022 - Feb 28 2022
    • MOHAN Foundation's 'Radio Naatika' on organ donation was aired twice a day, every Saturday, during Feb 2022, on Radio Active 90.4 FM Bhagalpur, Bihar to take its message from across villages in Bhagalpur. They also posted the 'radio naatika' on their Instagram page. Apart from this, a 60 second Spot schedule every day at 0900 hours & 1900 hours, drama schedule every Saturday.


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