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Radiophone project for 'Galli Galli Sim Sim'

Posted on Oct 10, 10:02AM | IANS

'Galli Galli Sim Sim', the Indian version of world renowned educational children's series 'Sesame Street', is all set to increasing its impact and reach to families in north and central India with its radiophone project, a spokesperson said Tuesday.

'Galli Galli Sim Sim' converges with technology to improve lives of marginalised children. The radiophone will reach approximately 1.4 million people through 10 community stations in north and central India.

"The radiophone project includes a localised 'Galli Galli Sim Sim' educational programme aired on 10 community radio stations," a spokesperson said.

"It features 60 brand new 'Galli Galli Sim Sim' radio episodes with a curricular focus on literacy, math and healthy habits for life," the spokesperson said.

"These radio episodes reach 10 community radio stations in north and central India including Chamba and Supi in Uttarakhand, Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh, Solan in Himachal Pradesh, Ghaghas of Mewat district, Gurgaon of Haryana, and Orchha and Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh," he said.

In addition, there is a provision for educational content and interaction with the radio programme through telephone and community-level advocacy to promote policy changes that improve access to services.