We the Radio Brahmaputra:
Brahmaputra Community Radio Station, also known as Radio Brahmaputra 90.4MHZ, is the first grassroots community radio station in North East India, located in the district of Dibrugarh, Assam. Its mission is to provide a platform for marginalized communities living in geographically isolated and media-dark regions such as islands, tea gardens, and remote villages, who speak local languages and dialects that are often not included in mainstream media programs.
Embracing Diversity, Empowering Communities:
Covering over 8 lakh people across Upper Assam districts—Dibrugarh, Dhemaji, and parts of Sivasagar—it unifies urban, semi-urban, and rural populations. Celebrating language and cultural diversity, this pioneering community radio station represents various communities with innovative programs that enlighten listeners. Radio Brahmaputra is renowned for its innovative and interactive approach to community media. The station utilizes participatory tools to engage with the community and address a wide range of issues, including health, education, livelihood, agriculture, environment, gender, and local culture, among others. By broadcasting programs in various local languages and dialects and organizing community-level initiatives, Radio Brahmaputra gives a voice to marginalized communities and empowers them. The station's inclusive and participatory approach encourages community members to actively participate in discussions and decision- making. Radio Brahmaputra's interventions reflect its dedication to finding solutions to the challenges faced by marginalized communities in the region.