Community Radio Sagor Dwip 99.2 situated in Hatiya upazila under Noakhali district has drawn the attention of local residents through broadcasting news and programs on natural disasters and disaster hazards. Radio Sagardwip has been officially inaugurated on 12 November 2015 by the Honorable Minister of Home affairs in Bangladesh & local parliament member, Secretary of Information Ministry, Country Representative of JICA and President of BHN Association and local govt. representatives were present in the event. Radio Sagor Dwip, established with the patronization of social development organization, Dwip Unnayan Songstha (DUS) is currently being aired for 06 hours in a day from 9am to 12pm & 2pm to 5pm. Seven core staffs and 30 volunteers are currently working for the station. According to a survey, nearly 2.5 lakh people listen to the community radio.
Radio Sagor Dwip has focused on the issues of disaster to provide relevant quality information and to gain confidence from the villagers with the aim of saving lives in disasters. The station is also providing news and information on agriculture, Health, Education and social safety net issues.
Above all different programs featuring songs, plays, literature, education and entertainment remain in the radio’s regular program schedule. Radio Sagor Dwip airs development news 6 times every day at 9.05 am Nijhumdwip News, 10.00 am Local & Weather News, 11.00 am BD Betar News at 7.00 am recoded News, 3 pm News Headline & 4.00 pm National, International, Sports, Local, Weather News.
Most of the people of Hatiya are fishermen; they depend on fishing in deep sea for their livelihoods. The community radio Sagor Dwip is serving these people with information and programs related to entertainment, Disaster, Agriculture, Health, News, Local & weather forecasts.
Radio Sagor Dwip 99.2
01712 14 45 36 (Ashraf, Producer)