All India Radio (AIR), in association with Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organisation under the Department of Science and Technology and Tamil Nadu Science Forum (TNSF), announced the starting of a new radio science series on artificial intelligence (AI).
Produced by Madurai AIR, the new science series titled — ‘Ini yavum nunnarive’ (Future is Artificial intelligence) will be broadcasted on AIR every Saturday at 8 PM from March 6th, 2021.
With a focus on AI science and research in India and across the world, this series will talk about how artificial intelligence is used in literature, industrial and social sectors, as well as discuss the futuristic society and the apprehensions around it.
According to the news media, the series will be produced in 19 different Indian languages. They will be broadcasted on more than 121 AIR stations to cover 85% of the country’s geographical area.
To facilitate this, TNSF has identified scriptwriters from Madurai Kamaraj University along with other colleges and schools and has also conducted a workshop on scripting for them.
The series will include episodes that will cover expert opinions, interviews, docudrama and discussion with listeners. It will also have a Q&A session at the end of the broadcast to have an interactive experience for the listeners.
Vigyan Prasar has also decided to reward the winners with the right answers to those questions.