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Nilay Wankhade

2016 fellow, placed with Manndeshi Tarang Vahini in Mhaswad, Maharashtra as part of his fellowship. Working on strengthening the community radio and making it a more vibrant space.
A Simple Trick Made A Radio Work With A Crowd Of Millions

A Simple Trick Made A Radio Work With A Crowd Of Millions


13 Apr 2017

Once in a year, Mhaswad gets a pink makeover. The occasion is festival of the local temple which is celebrated by people from and around Satara…

The Mhaswad Municipal Council Elections

The Mhaswad Municipal Council Elections


6 Apr 2017

Voters’ queue at one of the polling booths during the Mhaswad Municipal Council elections. Usually, I’m not very interested in local elections or politics. But, recently…

Demonetization And Their Impact On Weekly Markets In Mhaswad

Demonetization And Their Impact On Weekly Markets In Mhaswad


8 Dec 2016

On a usual Wednesday morning I wake up before the alarm rings. It’s the weekly market day of Mhaswad. My accommodation being pretty close to the animal…

Boating In A Cricket Ground

Boating In A Cricket Ground


30 Oct 2016

The title may sound a little weird but this is talk of the town in Mhaswad for the last month. When the fellowship journey started, field…

Community Involvement Of A CR Station

Community Involvement Of A CR Station


7 Oct 2016

A spotlight onto the involvement of community in content generation of a CR sation.

Being A Good Interviewer

Being A Good Interviewer


15 Sep 2016

It is said that to become a good radio interviewer there is no substitute for experience. I got a good understanding of this at very beginning…

Alone We Do Little; Together So Much!

Alone We Do Little; Together So Much!


21 Aug 2016

The concept of cooperative business model is explained through a simple example.