Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Radiophone project for 'Galli Galli Sim Sim'

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

Radiophone project for 'Galli Galli Sim Sim' (© Reuters)

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

"The radiophone project includes a localized 'Galli Galli Sim Sim' educational program aired on 10 community radio stations," the 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," he 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 added.

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

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