Orissa's Campus-based Radio to go on Air
Orissa's first campus based community radio station (CRS)
at the prestigious Ravenshaw University in Cuttack
city will go on air next week, a senior university official said on 8 April.
The radio station, which has successfully completed over six months of dry run for
around 12 hours a day, was originally scheduled to start its broadcast from April
1 on the occasion of Utkal Divas - the state's
"But it had to be deferred due to unavoidable circumstances. It will go on air from
April 14, coinciding with the Oriya New Year or the auspicious Bisuv Sankranti,"
Netajee Abhinandan, chairman of Ravenshaw Radio 90.4 MHz, said.
The regular broadcast will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on all days and the repeat broadcast
from 10 a.m. to 12 noon the following day, he said.
The community radio station has a coverage zone of 8-10 km with its own production
and transmission studio, he said.
It would air a mix of information, education and entertainment, providing a platform
to the students for giving expression to their thoughts, talents and creativity,