Aakashwani Kolhapur celebrated 26th Anniversary today on 15th May 2017.The Station was Inaugurated by Shri Ajit kumar Panja , then Union Minister of State for Information &Broadcasting on 15th MAY 1992 .The function was Presided over by Shri Sudhakarrao Naik , Chief Minister, Maharashtra.
In the silver Jubilee Year (2016-2017) two programmes were organized before invited audience.Guidance for UPSE, MPSC competitive exams .at Rajaram Collage, Kolhapur.Music concert at Na. Ba.Ghorpade hall, Ichalkaranji.Both Programmes got overwhelming response from Audience.
The Station has always completed Commercial Revenue Targets each year. This Silver Jubilee year actual local Target was Rs. 25 Lakh and The Station earned Revenue of Rs. 47, 56,826 /- (Forty Seven Lakh Fifty Six Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Six Rs.).The Station has been Awarded with Technical Excellence Award for:-Best Installed Project – 1991. Best Innovation Award for Wia-Max Link (Canopy)-2007. Also it has been awarded with Second Prize in Radio Play ‘PHOTO BABU’ (Marathi). For Programme and Technical Excellence-2005.
The Station is undergoing the Process of Digitalization. All old Consoles are being replaced with Digital Consoles. The new Digital Console Installation work is being carried out by Station Staff only.Also old A/C Plants are replaced with new Blue Star A/C Plants. Digital STL link and 10 KW FM Transmitter is proposed to be installed this year.
The Station is running smoothly under the guidance of Station head Shri. Satish Padlkar (Asst. Engg.) And Programme Head Mrs. Sujata Kahalekar (PEX).Get-together was arranged on 15.05.2017 for the Audience, Talkers and Staff Members. It was much more successful with the efforts taken by Mr.Shripad Kahalekar (PEX), Mr. Pravin Chiplunkar (PEX) and the entire Station Staff.The Staff and Officers have resolved to continue the good work in future.