Thursday, September 17, 2009

Tamil Nadu to have one more community radio station

The Information and Broadcasting (I&B)Ministry has granted permission to the PGP Educational & Welfare Society for setting up, maintaining and operating another community radio station (CRS) at the Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu. With this, the total number of community radio stations in the country will rise to 53.
The objective of the CRS will be to disseminate useful socio- economic information, legal and other schemes available to the public. It will also broadcast contents regarding developments in education, choice of subjects of study, career guidance, job market and how to develop personality, motivation, self-confidence and communication skills. The CRS aims to work towards eradication of social evils, latest development in agriculture, animal husbandry and poultry for general public in the area.
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