Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Community Radio Station at Mangalore College

13:44 IST
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating
a Community Radio Station at St. Aloysius College, Mangalore. The Community Radio Station (CRS) is expected to be operational within three months as per
the agreement. St. Aloysius College's CRS will be the 42nd Station in the country.

St. Aloysius College, Mangalore is a 129-year old Educational Institution.
The College has now taken the initiative to set up the Community Radio Station with the intention of reaching out to its adjoining population to
make development a participatory process. The population residing around the college includes approximately 34.1 per cent rural listeners. More than 54
per cent women will get a chance to listen to the station.

(PIB, Govt of India)

Related link :
St Aloysius college to launch CR in Mangalore

Alokesh Gupta via  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dx_india/
New Delhi, India

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