RadioandMusic
| 07 Mar 2021
All India Radio: Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurates FM station and Studio transmitter in Kotputli Rajasthan, city gets enhanced FM service

MUMBAI: All India Radio has launched FM service in Kotputli (district – Jaipur) in Rajasthan today. The transmitter for the same was inaugurated by Minister of Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore.

Apart from the FM station, foundation for a multipurpose studio complex was also laid today, bringing technology to the rural areas of the country.

Rajyavardhan Rathore, who addressed the event, also tweeted about the launch. He tweeted, “We have launched 101.9 Megahertz FM station in Kotputli, Jaipur rural. We have also laid the foundation of a modern multipurpose mega studio costing 10 crore rupees.”

With the new age, the radio station of rural India will also be hi-tech, which PM Narendra Modiji has also understood.”

AIR’s official twitter handle also tweeted about the launch, hinting at an enhanced FM launch in a rural city.

Besides, All India Radio had launched FM station in Nellore.

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Meanwhile, All India Radio is expanding its footprint in rural as well as border areas under Prasar Bharati’s Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development scheme, which was approved last month by PM Narendra Modi’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

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