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International Relations Unit of DG, AIR, handles all matters concerning foreign broadcasting/media organizations relating to All India Radio. Its task-profile includes coordination of the implementation of Cultural Exchange Programmes signed between Govt. of India and the foreign countries relating to the radio broadcasting. Unit also deals with issues relating to mutual cooperation with foreign broadcasting & media organizations, foreign trainings, participation in the international media conferences & meetings held abroad, participation in international radio completions and hosting of in-country workshops in India etc.


  • Matters relating to international relations concerning the Programme Wing of All India Radio.
  • Coordination of official foreign tour/deputations of programme officers.
  • Participation of AIR’s entries in international radio award competitions organised by CBA, ABU, AIBD, Grand Prix, IRIB mainly.
  • SAARC related activities concerning AIR/broadcasting.
  • Coordination of radio co-productions with foreign broadcasting organizations.
  • Coordination of in-country training workshops in India.
  • Membership related matter relating to international media organisations of which AIR is the member. At present AIR is a member of ABU, AMIC, EBU and CBA.
  • Coordination of implementation of the clauses/articles concerning AIR of the Cultural Exchange Programmes Agreements (CEPs) signed between the Govt. of India and different countries.

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