Rakesh Kumar Pandey
With 23 years experience of program management in Shramik Bharti, Rakesh Pandey has recognized and envisioned a community engagement platform to aid the development of Kanpur Dehat. He supports Waqt Ki Awaaz in regulatory compliances, fund mobilisation, external linkages etc. His involvement in the process has been the driving force in the functioning success of Waqt ki Awaaz.
Since 1996, Radha has been a part of Shramik Bharti, working as a research team member and master trainer with Home-based Life Saving skills project of Community Health program. In 2009, she took a challenge to start community radio from scratch presently she is leading the community Radio team. An inspirational leader, her grounded field approach has garnered the love and respect of the community along with many accolades that add to her accomplishments. She has written and produced several award-winning radio dramas, series along with her charge of efficient functioning of station.
Radio-mechanic-turned-producer, Harendra hails from Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. He works as senior radio producer of Kanpur community radio team with special focus on agriculture.He produces programs such as Khet ke Khiladi, Hammara Annadatta
With a science background, Sumit loves to roam around the villages and collect local news this passion made him local news reporter in Waqt Ki Awaaz with segments such as Khair Khabariya, Kharche ka Parcha, Socho aur Khelo, Kitaabein karti hain Baatein
A young energetic girl with passion for radio, Karishma is involved in the production of programs such as Booti Bua, Chatkara that engage with the community for tasty recipes and herbal medication
An arts graduate, Hari is working with Waqt Ki Awaaz from last four years, he joined as volunteer and now is a favourite of the community with Lotam Lot, Gaon Gathariya.