This episode of ‘Awaz Ho Buland’ introduces us to the VVs new initiative Buland Bol, a free community training programme that will help active citizens to raise their voices for their community. Anchor Shabnam describes the ‘Buland Bol’ program elaborately and requests people to join in, to have a larger participation of communities in this program and raise their immediate social concerns.
As information is becoming complex and polarised, we could see that not all the communities in India get their exact benefits or their share of representations. Most of them often feel neglected and not heard. This Buland Bol program is for those members of the community, who would like to raise voices, to change the scenario for betterment and work towards equality and justice.
BulandBol is a media course offering free training to citizens anywhere to become the voice of their communities through social media. People are trained on the skills to produce videos and social media content on smartphones, and to publicise local content widely.
The program takes place entirely online, through a series of Zoom trainings, and is beneficial to people who are experienced digital natives or just learning to use digital tools.
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