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AIR KURSEONG

 

 

Name of the Station:

 

All India Radio, Kurseong.

Date of Commissioning

 

The 2nd June 1962

No. of Transmitters & Power

 

Two & 1KW MW & 50KW SW

Location of Transmitter

 

Pankhabari Road, Kurseong.

Frequency of Transmitter

 

 

 

 

 

i)                    MW:208 Metres 1440KHz

ii)                  SW61.29 Metres 4895KHz (Trans I& III)

iii)                SW41.49Metres 7230 KHz (Trans II)

Transmission Timings & Duration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission I: 6.25 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.  & 3hrs

                            35Mts . (all Days)

Transmission. II : 11.50a.m. to   4.00p.m. & 4hrs 10

                                Mts . (all Days)

       

Transmission III : 5p.m. to 10.30p.m. (Week days)

                               & 5hrs 30mts.

                                5.00pm to 11.10 pm & 6.10Hrs.  

                               (Saturday/Sunday) 

Duration of

i) Original Programme

ii) Relayed Programme

 

 

 

243 hrs 30 mts         per month

124 hrs 30 mts            - do - 

News Content

 

 

Regional News in Nepali broadcast at 6.50 p.m. daily for a duration of 10 minutes.

Languages/dialects in which programmes are broadcast

 

Nepali (Originating), Hindi, Bhutanese, Tibetan, Bengali English & Sanskrit .

Programmes Composition

 

 

 

Music          39.94 percent

News           24.59 percent

Others         35.47 percent

No. of Studio               

 

 

Studio Type II (R) - 4Nos. Dubbing Room-1No.  & ROR-1No. & Monitoring Room-1No.

District Covered under Zone

 

Entire Darjeeling District.

Programme Zone covered by the Station

 

Darjeeling District

Population Covered

 

1,842,034 (entire population of Darjeeling District as per census 2011)

                                               

15. Staff in respect of Programme, Engineering and Administrative Cadres :

 

 

 PROGRAMME

 

 

Sl.no

Post

Sanctioned

In Position

Vacancy

1

Station Director

1

Nil

1

2

Asstt Station Director

3

1

2

3

Programme Executive

6

2

4

4

Transmission Executive

16

1

15

5

Library Information Asstt.

1

Nil

1

6

Announcer

7

2

5

7

Instrumentalist

17

1

16

8

Music Composer           Total

3                  54

   2                 9

1                45

 

 

 

ENGINEERING

 

Sl. no

Post

Sanctioned

In Position

Vacancy

1

Superintendent Engineer

1

Nil

1

2

Asstt. Stastion Engineer

1

0

1

3

Asstt. Engineer

3

1

2

4

Sr.Engg.Asstt

4

2

2

5

Engg Asstt

9

7

2

6

Sr.Technician

1

6

-5

7

Technician

5

5

0

8

D.Technician

1

1

Nil

9

D.Engg.Driver

3

1

2

10

Helper

2

1

1

 

Total

30

24   

6

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Sl. no

Post

Sanctioned

In Position

Vacancy

1

Administrative Officer

1

Nil

1

2

Accountant

1

Nil

1

3

Upper Division Clerk

11

4

7

4

Lower Division Clerk

12

5

7

5

Daftary

1

1

Nil

6

Peon

 

 

6

5

1

7

Farash

3

1

2

 

8

Mali

3

3

Nil

9

Safaiwalla

4

3

1

10

    Motor Driver

6

5

1

11

Security Guard

5

2

3

 

Total

53

29

24

 

HINDI UNIT

 

 

Sl. no

Post

Sanctioned

In Position

Vacancy

 

1

Hindi Officer

1

1

Nil

2

H. Translator

1

Nil

1

3

H. Typist

1

1

Nil

 

Total

3

          3                  

         1  

 

REGIONAL NEWS UNIT

                                                                 

Sl. no

Post

Sanctioned

In Position

Vacancy

1

Correspondent, DD News

1

1

Nil

2

News Editopr

1

1

Nil

3

News Reader

2

Nil

2

 

Total

4

2

2

               

 

                                      

 

 

 

 

            

 

 

                                                                                     

16

Library facilities

a)      Discs

b)      CDs

c)      Tapes

d)     Books

 

 

: not in use & kept in store

:  2287 (Audio)

:  3217  ( 7” ),  1437 ( 5” )

:  2168

 

17

Participation of Public

i)                    No.of artists auditioned annually

ii)                  No.of Music Artists on Station’s Register

iii)                No. of Drama Artists Station’s Register

iv)                No.of Casual Announcers/Comperes

 

 

 

                    39

 

                  445

 

 

                  154

 

  

                    45

 

 

18

E-mail ID of the Station

 

 

i)   akashvani@yahoo.com

ii)  yogenraraj@yahoo.co.in.

 

19

Complete Address of the Station with PIN Code

 

AIR, Kurseong – 734203 (West Bengal)

20.

Telephone No.

Fax No.

STD- 0354

SE- 2344350, 2330257

 

 

 

 


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