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Based on the television show Galli Galli Sim Sim, Sesame Workshop in India started the the Galli Galli Sim Sim radio show for children across 11 cities (Alwar, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Jabalpur, Jallandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Raigarh, Srinagar and Udaipur) on All India Radio on June 6, 2011. It was aired thrice a week, featuring the recognisable voices and songs of the Galli Galli Sim Sim TV show, Galli Galli Sim Sim radio shows include stories, songs and call-and-response interactions that get children to clap, stomp and repeat aloud and learn in the process. Episodes promote healthy behaviour like hand-washing and good nutrition. The content of the Galli Galli Sim Sim radio programme has been produced by adapting material from existing Galli Galli Sim Sim television segments. Galli Galli Sim Sim, the Indian version of Sesame Street was launched on August 15, 2006 on Cartoon Network.