JGI – Parent Organisation
JGI Group is an education provider and an entrepreneurship incubator in India. The Group successfully operates 85 educational institutions with 51,600 students and 6,450 employees engaged at the K-12, undergraduate and postgraduate levels spread across 64 campuses pan India. Founded as an educational institute in the early 1990s, JGI Group revamped the prevalent methods of education and focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. It created ripples in the educational sector and enabled JGI Group to establish itself as one of the leaders in the education sector.Jain University, Jain Colleges, Jain Heritage Schools, Jain International Residential School, Jain International Schools,Jain Public Schools, and Jain Toddlers stand testimony to the vision and commitment of JGI Group towards educational excellence. Education combined with entrepreneurship is the stated aim of JGI Group.
Radio Active CR 90.4MHz
Radio Active is an urban community radio station catering to diverse and heterogeneous groups in Bangalore, licensed to JGI.
Launched in 2007, the station is a platform for different communities (by interest and by geographical area, including NGOs, other institutions) to converge/unite, share ideas, encourage creative expressions, raise issues (civic and social rights), promote local talent, foster local traditions, sensitize on issues of importance. Radio Active seeks to promote inclusion, good governance, policy advocacy issues and enhance community cohesion by dialogues to support collective problem-solving and promote initiatives by collaboration and partnerships.
Radio Active is an urban community radio station that celebrates the heterogeneous identities that represent Bangalore and is a platform for different voices to be voiced through participation, partnerships and community based projects.
Radio Active seeks to widen community’s involvement in broadcasting and to encourage communities to create and own their media landscape while acting as a catalyst in meaningful social transformation and development. We seek to engage with communities beyond broadcasting through outreach projects aimed at ensuring community ownership to foster sustainability.
Radio Active is committed to:
- Ensuring access to and encouraging participation in the medium of community radio.
- Widening community’s involvement in broadcasting.
- Promoting and popularising Indian heritage, art and culture.
- Sharing skills, knowledge and insights.
- Networking with organisations and groups towards a common purpose.
- Engaging in community driven self-sustaining projects.