Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Media - Radio >> Article

Non-government sector may be allowed to set up Radio stations

11-March-2002
Font Size   16
Share
Non-government sector may be allowed to set up Radio stations

Information and broadcasting minister Sushma Swaraj hinted that India is studying the possibility of permitting non-government sector to set up community radio stations.

Speaking at the second Saarc information ministers’ conference, Ms Swaraj said, "We are examining the possibilities of permitting the non-government sectors to set up community radio stations, thereby narrow casting programmes." She said the Indian media scene was kept alive with 52,000 newspapers of different languages, 120 television channels reaching 70 million homes besides the government and private-run radio stations which covered 97 per cent of the Indian population.

While the reach of the print media is limited to 20 per cent of the population, the radio sector made big strides to cover the length and breadth of the country, she said.

Source: Financial Express

Tags

The group released the Little Hearts online-only campaign, #BreakSomeHearts, early this year and is on the path to make many more of its brands available on the digital platform

As Milind Pathak takes over as Managing Director - Southeast Asia, Httpool, we chat with him on his new role, aspirations and his plans to aggressively penetrate the operations of the group in the Southeast Asian market

We speak to Punit Misra, CEO, ZEEL, Domestic Broadcast Business, on Zee TV’s new look, its aim and the shaping up of domestic business

This exercise will take the channel to the next level: Siju Prabhakaran, Cluster Head – South Business, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited

As Milind Pathak takes over as Managing Director - Southeast Asia, Httpool, we chat with him on his new role, aspirations and his plans to aggressively penetrate the operations of the group in the Sou...

Though business has picked up, the private FM industry expects festive ad spends to be subdued compared to 2016

Of the 116 upheld ads, the majority belonged to healthcare and education