Maharashtra NGO to obtain Community Radio license

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Mumbai, Jul 28 (UNI) Maharashtra-based-Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha (MVSS) has become the first NGO to receive a license to start a Community Radio (CR) network in the country.

The radio station will go on air from September 15 and will initially broadcast for four hours daily - from 0600 to 0800 hrs and a repeat telecast from 0500 hrs to 0700 hrs, according to a release issued here.

''We have shortlisted the morning and evening slots, because these are the times when we might be able to reach a mass audience,'' MVSS radio volunteer Reena Ray said.

Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha is an NGO based in Maharashtra and Karnataka and operates in the areas of Sangli, Ratnagiri and Raigad, the release said.


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