Today marks the World Radio Day! It is celebrated on February 13 every year. Radio is the most effective way of delivering information.
It is a free, democratic, and trusted one. Due to which it has the widest geographical reach and the greatest audiences compared with the Internet, television, and newspapers.
In 2011, UNESCO’s General Conference, at its 36th session, proclaimed February 13 as World Radio Day.
The day, February 13 was proposed by the Director-General of UNESCO because it coincides with the anniversary of the United Nations Radio, the UN’s international broadcasting service was established on February 13, 1946.