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AIR KOLKATA

 

 

Name of Station

Kolkata

Date of Commissioning

26.08.1927

No. of Transmitters

Six

Location of Transmitter

 

 

Kolkata-A: Chandi, district 24 Parganas(south) 26 K.M from AIR Studio

 

 

 

 

Frequency of Transmission

 

 

 

456.6 Mtrs./ 657 KHz, 297.6 Mtrs./ 1008 KHz

Transmission timings & duration :s

 

Transmission

Day

Transmission Time

Duration

Morning

Sunday

12.30 pm to 3.30 pm

14 hours 30 minutes

Weekdays

5.55 am to 11.00 am

 

Afternoon

Sunday

12.00 pm to 4.00 pm

 

Weekdays

 

 

 

Evening

 

Sunday

4.30 pm to 11.15 pm

 

Weekdays

 

 

Programmes Origination

 Sunday

 

Weekdays

39460 Minutes on an average month.

Relay of  Programmes and News

Sunday

 

 Weekdays

10290 Minutes on an average month.

Language in which programmes broadcast

Bengali, Santali, Hindi, Sanskrit, English and Urdu.

Composition of originated programmes

Music, News, Spoken Word, Drama, Special Audience and Miscellaneous Programme

 

No. of Studios

21stNo,s  a) Transmission Studio –……No.

                  b) Multipurpose Studio – …. No.

Area Covered

Murshidabad, Nadia, North 24th Parganas, South 24th Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Kolkata, Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Purba Midnapur, Paschim, Midnapur and Malda.

Programmes zone covered by the station

Kolkata, Murshidabad, Nadia, North 24Parganas, nadia, South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Kolkata, Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Purba Midnapur, Paschim, Midnapur and Malda.

Population covered

6,74,73,252 Lakhs

Sanctioned strength in all cadre

 200

Library facilities

-

 

(a) Disks

15,094

 

(b) CDs

7,762

 

(c) Tapes

33,007

 

(d) Books

10,052

 

Participation of Public

 

 

(a)  No. Of Music Artist on station registered

 

2458

 

(b) No. Of Drama Artist on station registered

303

 

 

(c) No. Of Casual Announcers

218

 

 

e-mail, ID of the Station

kolkata@air.org.in

 

 

Complete Address of the Station with PIN Code

 

AIR, Akashvani Bhawan, Eden Garden, Kolkata- 700001 (West Bengal)

 

Telephone No.

Fax No.

STD- 033

22481705, 22485336, 22489364, 22486064

SE- 22481705, 24889094

SD- 22485336, 24308252 Mob: 09433037562

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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