Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award 2017
Radio Madhuban 90.4 FM is a Community Radio Station licensed under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India operational in Abu Road, Rajasthan, India since 2011. Radio Madhuban works for the development and upliftment of local community by informing, educating, enlightening and awakening the masses. India’s first value-based community radio station, the station promotes living values and moral development in all spheres of life. With special focus on areas like education, sustainable development, women and youth empowerment, health & hygiene and organic farming, Radio Madhuban provides value-based education and infotainment 24x7. With a variety of on-air shows and thematic village-outreach programs, Radio Madhuban has been successful in building strong bonds with the local community.
The administrative division of Abu Road comprises of 82 villages scattered in a vast area. The population largely consists of tribal families. Marked by extreme poverty, illiteracy and unemployment, a majority of the workers are agricultural laborers, farmers or engaged in marginal activities that provide livelihood for less than 6 months. Radio Madhuban has a listenership of over 1 Lakh people.