Mangalore: AIR, Mangalore bagged Rajabhasha Trophy 2011 for best Hindi language implemented in their Office. The function was held at National Agricultural Science Centre Complex, New Delhi on 17th April 2013. The trophy was received by Sri. G. Rameshchandran, Dy. Director(E), AIR, Mangalore.
The award was given Region wise on all India basis. Rajbhasha wing in Akashvani basically performs the activities related to publicity, propagation and use of Official language Hindi. It promotes the maximum use of Hindi in day today office work. AIR, Mangalore has reached annual targets of training in Hindi language, Hindi typing/stenography, translation work of Official material, propagation of Official language in Hindi.
Akashvani Annual Awards were instituted in 1974 with a view to promote professional excellence and to bring out the best from the staff working at various radio stations and installations.
Awards are given for outstanding Radio play, Documentaries, Musical production, Innovative programmes on Family welfare, Farm and Home, Rajabhasha Trophy, Dr.Rajendra Kumar Talib Award, K.L. Sharma Award, Lassa Kaul Award, Best Trainer, Best Training Institute, Best Regional News Unit and Best News Editor of the year.
G. Ramesh Chandran appreciated Smt. Malati Bhat and other staff members for their contribution.