Voice of India

Sundays 10AM

Presented by Vikram, Shailja, Monika, Girish, Jagat & Amit

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We have been broadcasting for over 25 years without a break in Sydney and now all over the world through the internet.

The program commences at 10 am each Sunday on FM 89.7 and has a schedule as follows:

10-12 hrs: Shailja Chandra and Vikram Sharma play beautiful music and bring out life’s many facets that touch all of us. The twist provided by the intellects and poetry of the two presenters is unique as they share a wonderful worldview often at polar opposites to each other.

12-1210 hrs: The latest news from all over thew world presented by Monika Sharma or Girish Kumar

1210 hrs to 1230 hrs: In this important and engaging segment, Ashak Nathwani and Shailja Chandra discuss topics related to sustainability. With over 35 years of experience in construction industry, Ashak chooses topics that are topical and of interest – keeping the content informative, relevant and practical. The focus of the segment is to make sustainability a key consideration in all spheres of our life – our homes, at the shops or at work. Taking a holistic view of sustainability, they also cover social and economical dimensions of sustainability, and not just environmental. Both Ashak and Shailja have extensive experience in the area of green buildings and sustainability. Together they present a rich mix of information, insights and experiences.

About Ashak Nathwani: Ashak arrived in Australia as a refugee from Uganda in the early 70s. Worked as a consultant in the property industry for 35 years prior to joining University of Sydney where he is an Honorary Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer. He received Member of Order of Australia (AM) as per Queens Birthday Awards 2017 for his services to Ismaili community, sustainable design as tertiary level and engineering.

12-1pm: Community Forum where vexed topics from life, ethical conundrums, political quandaries, a love/hate relationship with India and much much more. The highlight is the participation and ‘talk-back’ by the intelligent audience who wait eagerly each Sunday to share their thoughts with the world.

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: Jag T and Amit with their easy flowing conversation and latest music with a hip-hop, RnB, Bhangra and all that is dance worthy and will leave you with a high to end your whirlwind tour of Voice of India (Monika Geetmala)