Radio for Development & Collaboration: Melody

India has a very rich tradition of music. The extreme cultural diversity creates endless varieties of styles. Each region has its own particular style.

The music is an indispensable component of functions such as weddings, engagements, and births. There is a plethora of songs for such occasions. There are also many songs associated with planting and harvesting. In these activities the villagers routinely sing of their hopes, fears and aspirations. Some of the Indian vocal form includes, Bhajan, Dadra, Dhammar, Dhrupad, Gazal, Geet, Kheyal, Kirtan / Dhun, Lakshan Geet, Qawwali, Shabad, Tappa, Tarana, Thumri.

radio WDF brings a preview of this real entertainment from various part of India. This is in contrast to the film music which creates a virtual world.

Programmes in Hindi

Programmes in Tamil

Programmes in Chhatisgarhi

Programmes in Haryanavi


Agriculture in India is one of the most prominent sectors in its economy. India is the largest producer in the world of milk, cashew nuts, coconuts, tea, ginger, turmeric and black pepper. It also has the world's largest cattle population (193 million).

radio WDF shall provide you audio content on Crops, Oilseeds & Pulses, Horticulture, seed, fertilizer, plant protection, machinery, rainfed farming, natural resources management, agriculture marketing, plan and policy and trade in various regions of the country.

Programmes in Hindi

Programmes in Tamil

Programmes in Chhatisgarhi

Programmes in Haryanavi


India has 84% of women working for livelihood in the areas of farming and horticulture. These women from rural areas are highly neglected with little avenues for entertainment, healthcare, beauty culture etc

Although most women in India work and contribute to the economy in one form or another, much of their work is not documented or accounted for in official statistics. Women plow fields and harvest crops while working on farms, women weave and make handicrafts while working in household industries, women sell food and gather wood while working in the informal sector. Additionally, women are traditionally responsible for the daily household chores (e.g., cooking, fetching water, and looking after children). Since Indian culture hinders women's access to jobs in stores, factories and the public sector, the informal sector is particularly important for women. There are estimates that over 90 percent of workingwomen are involved in the informal sector. shall cover these aspects. It shall also be its endeavor to empower the women by broadcasting program on their legal rights, laws on child marriage, dowry, and related issues.

Programmes in Hindi

Health & Hygiene

Health care, or healthcare, is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions. India traditionally has been a rural, agrarian economy. Nearly three- quarters of the population still lives in rural areas, and as of 2004, an estimated 27.5% of Indians were living below the national poverty line.

Some 300 million people in India live on less than a dollar a day, and more than 50% of all children are malnourished.

Another factor driving the growth of India�s healthcare sector is a rise in both infectious and chronic degenerative diseases. While ailments such as poliomyelitis, leprosy, and neonatal tetanus will soon be eliminated, some communicable diseases once thought to be under control, such as dengue fever, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, malaria, and pneumonia, have returned in force or have developed a stubborn resistance to drugs.

On radio WDF, we shall be providing you audio for traditional medicines, yoga, sidhha and Ayurveda.

Programmes in Hindi


    Children are the future nation builders. However, with both parents working and joint family system receding, they are really lonely. The feel the absence of old grand parents who used to tell the bedtime stories of wisdom and guidance.

    This site shall provide skits, drama and other children programme from various cultures to entertain them. Most of the programme shall be made by children themselves or shall be a narrative form for children.

    Special efforts are being made to bring entertaining and educating programmes such as "Akbar & Birbal stories" and also mythological stories to inculcate moral values in children.

Programmes in Hindi

Programmes in Tamil


WDF conducts Vocational Courses in The Field Of Broadcasting, Media & IT, at WDF Headquarter at New Delhi or in assocation with different Universities.Besides various IT courses, the media vocational/professional courses are conducted in the filed of Radio Jockey, Audio/Video Editing, Presenter's course, Radio Station Management, Production etc..

Radio Jockey courses are regularly conducted in various cities across the country in association with Universities, institutes, KVKs etc. see the details of Radio Jockey courses.

Under this endavour, radio WDF also uses the media of radio and Internet to educate the poor and deprived people to enable them to earn their livelihood.

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Programmes in Tamil


Farming is not a sustainable livelihood option for 90% of the farmers in India. They can only get enough yield to survive and satisfy hygiene factor needs � food, clothing and primitive shelter. There is no surplus that can take care of the future, good education, good health and a higher standard of living. The main reasons are poor quality of land, sub-optimal use of rainwater, insufficient irrigation and appalling ignorance, lack of livelihood for all the members of family. Farmers have to become entrepreneur and cut out the middle men. Other members of the family have to seek an alternate employment.

This site shall provide programme on livelihood generation by teaching skills to make pickles, candles, embroidery, etc

Programmes in Hindi/Bhojpuri

Travel & Tourism

India's amazing diversityoffers you everything you could ever want in a holiday. It fullfills your desire for travel meant for leizure, spritual fullfillment, exciting holiday, peace, medical and spritual healing or an adventure. Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by a spectacular coastline surrounded by three seas, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes,magnificent historical sites and royal cities, golden beaches, misty mountain retreats, colorful people, rich cultures and festivities. The sun drenched beaches are inviting and wildlife sanctuaries with their abundance of flora and fauna are a buzz with the nurture of the young.

Radio WDF shall tell you about some unknown destinations.

Programmes in Hindi

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