Sunday, 28 March 2010

[creative-radio] Lucknow: First IIT campus community radio station @ Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur


Posted: Saturday , Mar 27, 2010 at 0156 hrs Kanpur:

First among the IITs, Kanpur gets its own #college #community #radio STATION


Celebrating its golden jubilee year, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur
(IIT-K) became the first IIT of the country to have its own campus community
radio station.

Director of IIT-K, Sanjay Govind Dhande, inaugurated the campus community
radio station on Friday.

With the help of the community radio, the institute authorities aim to
provide information regarding agriculture, science, career, medical updates
and education for the people. For entertainment of listeners, classical
music will be played on the radio station for a short duration.

Set up at a cost of Rs 30 lakh approximately, the radio station will
initially have a four-hour airtime.

The IIT-K community radio channel at 90.4 MHZ has been given a two-hour
broadcast time in the morning and two hours in the evening. Radio Jockey
Amit Tripathi has been hired by the institute to host its programmes and
Reema Mittal has been appointed as the in-charge of production of the radio

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