Thursday, October 29, 2015
AIR Nagercoil celebrating its 31st Anniverssary tomorrow
AIR, NAGERCOIL was commissioned on 30th Oct 1984 and is the the First Local Radio Station in India The broad cast was converted into FM mode from 01.03.1997.
It became full fledged station having three transmissions from 01.08.2000 on wards, by broadcasting programmes for 13 hours in a day.
It is the only station in Tamilnadu which broadcasts Kisanvani Programmes from August 2004.
An average amount of 50 Lakhs earning, in a year through Commercials is the credit of this station.
By using innovative methods and interesting formats adopting latest technologies, All India Radio, Nagercoil established a new concept in broadcasting.
Monologue type of daily programme on Silappathikaram first epic in Tamil literature, followed by Kamba Ramayana for a duration of 5 mts for the past two years daily at 7.30AM attracts more listeners and it is a very popular programme. Produced-by Shri A.Shunmugiah, Programme Head
Similarly daily programmes on environment awareness — dialogue & information about this District are also very popular. Produced by Shri D.Rajendran, Programme Executive
Phone-in-progs, Phone out programmes, Rural, literature and Kisanvani progs are also well received. Programme on people's forum solve many Public grievances and is also very important one
Engineering section has the full credit of giving an uninterrupted transmission of 16 Hours 30 Minutes daily, from 0600Hrs to 1700 Hrs & 1730 to 2300 Hrs. (Started since 30th Oct 2014)
Akashvani club at this station is also functioning satisfactorily.
This station has achieved more than the Commercial target in the year 2013-2014 & 2015-16
Target for 2013-2014 was Rs 48,35,000 achieved Rs 66, 13,221
Target for 2015-2016 was Rs 33,23,000 Achieved Rs 30,81,368 up to September 2015
Since it is a Local Radio Station, by way of our presentation and Variety of programmes, AIR Nagercoil has attracted more listeners.
Programme section is headed by: Shri A.Shunmugiah, Prog. Executive
Engineering section is headed by : Smt. C.R.Mallika, Asst. Engineer
PB Parivar extends its warm wishes to the staff, listeners & all the well wishers of AIR Nagercoil on the 31st Anniversary for their commendable Public Service to the nation.
Contributed by:- A Shunmugiah PEx AIR Nagarcoil firstname.lastname@example.org