Thursday, December 15, 2016
AIR, Ajmer celeberated its 62th foundation day
All India Radio, Ajmer is celebrating its 62th foundation day with enthusiasm and emotion. On this occasion Head of the Office Shri K. K. Mathur, DDG (E) greeted the staff. All the staff members shared their experiences and memories. We take this opportunity to thank all our former officers and employees who directly or indirectly put their best and gave valuable contributions for upliftment of this station, some of renowned personalities are Shri P. S. Bajpai, Shri Rakesh Amba, late -Shri M. C. Aggarwal, Shri A. Shanmugam, Shri H. Gupta, Shri J. P. Nathani, Dr. Awdesh Kumar and Shri O. K. Sharma, etc. Some prominent officers visited / inspected this station in the recent past they praise the sincerity and dedication of the staff and were very happy and satisfied with working of this station.
A Brief About Air Ajmer
All India Radio, Ajmer was initially started with 20 KW, MW NEC transmitter on 11.12.1955 and was upgraded to 2x100 KW, MW, HMB-140, on 31-3-1987. Now, HMB-140 was replaced by 200 KW MW DRM and SAT was done on 18-10-2015. It broadcasts the programmes of AIR, Jaipur that’s why it is known as “AIR Jaipur-Ajmer”. The transmitter covers fully or partially about 18 districts of Rajasthan which is about 1,60,000 sq.km. area and more than 260 lakhs population of the State of Rajasthan. A project (under 11th Plan) to install 5 KW FM Transmitter at HPTV Site-Taragarh Hills is also under progress. It possesses approx.2,20,700 sqmt of land for XTR site and about approx.5,900 sqmt of land for colony site.
A Brief About Ajmer
Ajmer is situated in the base of Aravali mountain ranges. It was founded by the Chauhan King Ajay Pal in the 7th Century A.D. as Ajaimeru ('Invincible Hill'). It was the glorious domicile of the famous King Prithviraj Chauhan. Now, this historic city is famous holy spot for Hindus, Muslims and Jainies. It is famous for the “Holy Pushkar” - the abode of Lord Brahma, “Dargah Sharif” - Tomb of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti and “Nashiya and Nareli Jain temples”. Some other places of interest are - City museum, Lake, Adhai-din-ka-Jhopra, Sai temple, Rangji temple, etc. It is well connected by train and road with all parts of country, nearest airport is Jaipur.
Some important Achievements of the Station in recent past:
1) This station bagged ‘Best Maintained Station Award’ in 1999 and 2009 and now again it has been nominated for the same award for the year 2014.
2) This station is earning handsome revenue by imparting vocational training to the Engineering students and by keeping its PF well above 0.95L mark.
3) This Station is also saving more than Rs.60.00 lakhs per year by replacing the State police armed guard of Govt. of Raj. with Border Security Armed Guards of Govt. of Raj.
4) 5 nos PA (BEL-100000) and 3 nos Mod. (BEL-40000) rejected valves, which were kept in junk store, were revived at station level. These Valves were subsequently not only used at the station but were also diverted by the Zonal Office to save service breakdown of other stations, such as AIR Jalandhar, AIR Kingsway Camp, and AIR Jaipur etc. By this way this station not only has saved Enormous Amount of Money but more importantly saved Service Breakdowns of so many other stations also.
Contributed By :- AIR Ajmer airajmer