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Mirchi associates with Delhi govt on substance use - nairrk - 10-02-2017


MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi has culminated the second season of Mirchi Degree and educated students on the issues of substance use.

Radio Mirchi 98.3FM – a leading radio station, saw the culmination of its flagship campaign, ‘Mirchi Degree’ to to boost the confidence of every student. This year, Mirchi has associated with the Government of Delhi to talk about the sensitive issue of usage of drugs by college students.

The campaign, which started last year, is curated to encourage students to believe that it is not only the formal degree that will take them to heights but the unconventional talent hidden in them also plays a vital role to achieve success. This year, the campaign was endorsed by celebrities such as Ajay Devgn, Varun Dhawan, Raj Kumar Rao, Ileana D’Cruz, Shreyas Talpade and Esha Gupta. The initiative was aimed to address the issue of substance use and compelled students to get high only on their talent and not on any substance.

As part of the activity format, fully branded activity vehicle was deployed in campuses in Delhi/NCR including elite colleges like SRCC from the Delhi University North Campus. Led by RJ Naved, Radio Mirchi team along with the Mirchidaar RJs invited the students to showcase their talent through Live performances inside the bus and provided them a chance to earn a Mirchi Degree.

With the students posting funky pictures on their social media handles, RJ Naved was seen entertaining and cheering them.

As part of the drive, Mirchi spoke to several addicts, peddlers, doctors, NGOs to shed light on the growing concern. To spread the message, the Mirchi team conducted both on-air and on-ground activities to college campuses in Delhi NCR.

Radio Mirchi cluster head Pritesh Chothani said, "The idea that passion is as important as education, we want all students to be confident of their talent and stay away from substance. Talent will take you far, anything else will not.”

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