| 18 Aug 2022
FM Radio coverage to go up to 65 per cent in two years: Rajyavardhan Rathore

NEW DELHI: The reach of private FM channels will grow by over thirty per cent from the current 42 per cent, Minister of State for Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said today.

Rathore said the coverage of private FM channels will go up to 65 per cent in the next two years from the current level of 42 per cent.

The Minister said the government is planning to set up a campus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) at Jaipur.

Inaugurating an FM transmitter (Amber channel) of Akashwani Jaipur, Rathore said broadcast from AIR Jaipur can now be heard up to 50 km range of the city on 101.2 MHZ.

"The government is making efforts and FM transmission will be increased in next two years," he added.

All India Radio DG F Sheheryar and other senior officers were present on the occasion.