Thursday, January 28, 2010

Community Radio Station to start at Ghaziabad, U.P.

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at Hint Institute of Mass Communication. Letter of Intent had been issued to the Institute after recommendations of Inter Ministerial Committee (IMC). The Community Radio Station is expected to be operational within three months as per the agreement. With this, the number of CRS will increase to 64 in the country.

Hint Institute of Mass Communication is a project of the "Hint Group of Publication and Electronic Media", located in Ghaziabad, U.P. The main objectives of the CRS is to focus on health, education, agriculture & agriculture related education & information, sports & entertainment and debates on related issues.

The Ministry encourages setting up of the Community Radio Stations so as to provide an opportunity to the local communities to express themselves, share their views and particularly help empower women, youth and the marginalized groups to take part in local self governance and overall socio, economic and cultural development in the area.

Station was noted on air during 1st week of May 2010 & id's itself as "Radio Hint - Its all about Ghaziabad".

Here's the website of HINT group :

Audio file of Statio ID :

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