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Immediately after the liberation (Goa was liberated on 19.12.1961), Radio Goa was taken over by the Government of India. This service was first under the External Affairs Ministry and later it was transferred to Home Ministry and finally on 1st April, 1963 it was christened to All India Radio under the direct control of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Today All India Radio, Panaji is a capital radio station in the State of Goa.

In May 1969, a 10 KW MW transmitter was commissioned for Primary Service Programmes and two years later i.e. on 25.7. 1971 Vividh Bharati Service was started on the old 5 KW MW transmitter. Further, in the year 1992, power of 10 KW MW transmitter and 5 KW MW transmitter was upgraded to 100 KW MW and 2 x 10 KW MW respectively to increase the coverage area and coverage population of AIR Panaji. Subsequently, on 24/1/1994 (Monday) FM Stereo Channel was started on 2 x 3 KW FM transmitters. Initially, this service was started with evening transmission (1650 hrs. to 2300 hrs.) Time slots were rented for private parties /licenses to earn revenue and to cater listeners with quality broadcast on FM Channel w.e.f. 13.11.94(Sunday).Further it was discontinued w.e.f.15.06.1998. On 5/5/2002 (Sunday) afternoon transmission was started .Further duration of morning transmission increased by one hour of FM Rainbow of AIR Panaji w.e.f.05.05.2005 (Thursday)

All India Radio Panaji:

All India Radio, Panaji is a capital radio station in the State of Goa. In May 1969, a 10 KW MW transmitter was commissioned for Primary Service Programmes and two years later i.e. on 25.7. 1971 Vividh Bharati Service was started on the old 5 KW MW transmitter. Subsequently, on 24/1/1994 (Monday) FM Stereo Channel was started on 2 x 3 KW FM transmitters. Initially, this service was started with evening transmission (1650 hrs. to 2300 hrs.) and later from 5/5/2002 (Sunday) afternoon transmission was started .Further duration of morning transmission was increased by one hour from 05.05.2005 (Thursday). Now this service is available for 18 hrs. per day for listeners of FM Rainbow of AIR Panaji.


 


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