| 28 Nov 2021
CR station to start at Namakkal in Tamil Nadu

MUMBAI: The information and broadcasting ministry has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement with the PGP Educational and Welfare Society, for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at District Namakkal, Tamil Nadu.

A Letter of Intent had been issued to the organisation after recommendations of Inter Ministerial Committee and seeking requisite clearances from various Ministries, says a government release. The station is expected to be operational within three months as per the agreement. With this, the number of CRS will increase to 53 in the country.

The PGP Community Radio... will be functioning with the objectives to disseminate useful socio- economic information, legal and other scheme available to the public, eradication of social evils, latest development in agriculture, animal husbandry and poultry for general public in the area. As regards younger people, the Community Radio will disseminate the developments in education, choice of subjects of study, career guidance, job market and how to develop personality, motivation, self-confidence and communication skills, the release says.