In A Historic Move, Private FM Channels Permitted to Carry All India Radio News

Union Minister of State (IC) for Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) launched the sharing of All India Radio News with private FM broadcasters. This will be done free of cost, on trial basis initially till 31st May, 2019. 

Any Private FM broadcaster which intends to broadcast the news bulletins will first have to register with News Services Division: All India Radio. 

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

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