Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Foundation stone laying ceremony for a 10kW FM Radio Station by HMIB at Nellore
The SPSR Nellore district headquarters of AP witnessed a glittering ceremony on 31.03.2017 which, inter-alia, marked an occasion of laying foundation stone for a 10kW FM radio station by the Honourable Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu.
Those who graced the occasion by their august presence included Shri Kamineni Srinivas, Hon’ble AP Minister for Medical & Health, Shri M. Rajamohan Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Shri Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Hon’ble MLC, Shri K. Ramakrishna Reddy, Hon’ble MLA, Venkatagiri, Shri Bommireddy Raghava Reddy, Hon’ble Chairmen Zilla Parishad, Nellore, Shri Abdul Azeez, Hon’ble Mayor, Nellore, Smt M. Janaki, IAS, Pvt. Secretary to HMIB, Shri Revu Muthyala Raju, IAS, District Collector & Magistrate, Nellore, Shri F. Sheheryar, Director General, AIR, New Delhi, Shri Ch. Gopinath, IRS, MD, APMSIDC, Hyderabad, Dr.Subbarao, DME, Nellore, Dr. Raviprabhu, Principal ACSR Medical College, Nellore and Dr. C. Radhakrishna Raju, Supt., GGH, Nellore.
Shri Venkaiah Naidu, in his address, admired All India Radio’s exemplary promptitude in making this project a reality. The station as it comes up, will showcase local aspirations and participation in the broadcasts by the local talent. This station will work independent of AIR, Vijayawada, Cuddapah or Chennai and will have a pure local complexion. The broadcast infrastructure being procured for this station will be state of the art, imported FM transmitter, broadcast consoles, microphones and studio acoustics etc comparable to the standards in the developed world.
The signal of this station will remain available to the listeners of Nellore, not only through conventional receivers, but also through mobile phones, car stereos too. Those who spoke on the occasion, among the dignitaries mentioned above, hailed the decision as a unique gift of the Honourable Mr Venkaiah Naidu Garu to the people of Nellore district.
Source : Harshalatha Ravada