World Radio Day is celebrated every year on February 13 with the objective to underline the importance of radio. Even in the time of innumerable social media platforms and the wide usage of WhatsApp, Radio has remained to be the most resilient and far-reaching medium of communication. Despite technological advancement, there are many who trust the radio for the consumption of news. That is why radio has managed to be a prominent platform to reach the masses, especially in a country like India.
World Radio Day 2023: Theme
The theme for the 12th edition of World Radio Day is “Radio and Peace”. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) highlights independent radio as a pillar for conflict prevention and peacebuilding.