Web radio1Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), New Delhi in collaboration with Sri Lanka Development Journalists’ Forum (SDJF), Colombo and Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA) organized a national level workshop on Web Radio from February 9-11, 2015 at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy. Participants included representatives from University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, Eastern University, University of Peradeniya, Department of Agriculture, Government of Sri Lanka, and Saru Community Radio.

The workshop was formally inaugurated by the Director of PGIA, Professor S. Samitha. Mr. Kapil Dadheech of Gram Vaani played the role of key resource person. Mr. Malinda Kumarasinha of Open University of Sri Lanka and Mr. Madhawa Perera of National Science Foundation, Colombo acted as the resource persons in the workshop. Dr. Ankuran Dutta made a presentation on the comparison between community radio and web radio and demonstrated the functioning of a web radio at the Krushi Radio, Kandy run by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Sri Lanka.