REGIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (PROG.)
ALL INDIA RADIO, THIRUVANANDAPURAM
The Regional Training Institute (Programme), All India Radio, Thiruvananthapuram started functioning in April 1991. It is one of the six Regional Training Centers and comes under the apex institute - Staff Training Institute (P), Delhi.
Regional Training Institute is responsible for coordinating the implementation of Training Policy. The Department also sponsors a number of training programmes on a variety of subjects for different categories of All India Radio and Doordarshan employees. Training Division also develops and undertakes capacity building initiatives under special packages for different levels of AIR/DD officials. It is responsible for the development of resource persons as trainers in different skills of training and maintains a database of trainers. It facilitates the development of training material and also coordinates with AIR/DD.The Institute organizes a number of training programmes for the officers of the AIR.
The Institute imparts free-in-service short-term trainings to programme and administrative personnel of All India Radio and Doordarshan. It caters to three states - Kerala, Tamilnadu and Karnataka and Four Union Territories Andaman and Nicobar, Pudusserry, and Kavaratti.
In addition to the training programmes to the staff of AIR and DD the Institute also conduct Vani Certificate Courses for aspiring radio programme presenters. The Institute for guiding the conduct of the Vani Certificate Course has also prepared a CD ROM.