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Farm Radio programs

Sound broadcasting started in India in 1927 with the proliferation of private radio clubs. The operations of All India Radio began formally in 1936, as a government organisation, with clear objectives to inform, educate and entertain the masses.  

When India attained Independence in 1947, AIR had a network of six stations and a complement of 18 transmitters. The coverage was 2.5% of the area and just 11% of the population. Rapid expansion of the network took place post Independence.

AIR today has a network of 232 broadcasting centres with 149 medium frequency(MW), 54 high frequency (SW) and 171 FM transmitters. The coverage is 91.79% of the area , serving 99.14% of the people in the largest democracy of the world. AIR covers 24 Languages and 146 dialects in home services. In Externel services, it covers 27 languages; 17 national and 10 foreign languages. 

In TamilNadu  the programmes broadcasted related to agriculture in Tamil Nadu are given below;

Station/Frequency

Time

Title of the Programme

Contact

Chennai

783 kHz, 1017 kHz, 4920 kHz, 7160 kHz 
105.0 MHz, 107.1 MHz

6.35-6.45 am
6.45-7.00 pm
7.25-8.00 pm

Farm announcement
Mannum mannamum(Programe for rural women)
Veedum Vayalum

Shri. Raghava Rajagopal
Programme Executive (Farm & Home)
All India Radio, 7, Kamarajarsalai,
Mylapore, Chennai- 600004
e-mail: farmradiochn@gmail.com, sd.cbs.chennai@gmail.com, chennai@air.org.in
Ph: +91 44 24995877, 24985975, 24985252
Mobile: +91 94404 40084

Coimbatore

999 kHz
103.0 MHz

6.35 am to 6.45 pm
3.00 pm
6.45-7.25 pm
7.25-8.00 pm

Farm announcement
Uzhavaruku oru sol
Oorpurathille
Erum oorum

Shrimati. Chitraleka
Programme Executive (Farm & Home)
All India Radio, Trichy Road, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore-641 045
e-mail: ammoos08@gmail.com, fmrainbowkovai@gmail.com
Ph: +91 422 2317674, 2314515
Mobile: +91 94433 55335

Madurai

1269 kHz
103.3 MHz

6.35-6.45 am
7.25-8.00 pm
Saturday : 6.45-7.00 am

Oru sol kelir, intha oor seithi
Mannum maniyum
Poonthottam(programme for rural Women)

Shri. Sarkarai Murugesa Pandiyan
Programme Head (Farm & Home)
All India Radio, Lady Doak College Raod, Chokkikulam, Madurai-625 002
Ph: +91 452 2530410
Mobile: +91 94424 41008

Trichy

936 kHz
102.1 MHz

6.30-6.45 am
3.00 pm
7.25-8.00 pm

Farm announcement
Velaan Arangam
Uzhavar ulakam

Shri. B. Saravanan
Farm Radio Reporter (Farm & Home)
All India Radio, 28-3, Promenade Road, Tiruchirapalli-620 001
e-mail: saravanan.air@gmail.com, airtry@rediffmail.com
Phone: +91 431 2415342
Mobile: +91 94430 89129

Tirunelveli

1197 kHz

6.30-6.45 am
7.25-8.00 pm

Farm announcement
Uzhavar ulagam

Shri. Dhakshnamurthy,
Programme Executive

Farm Radio Programme (Farm & Home)
All India Radio,Sarojini Park, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli-627 002
e-mail: airtv12@gmail.com
Phone: +91 462 2561139
Mobile: +91 94427 53884

Nagarkovil

Kanyakumari

-
-

Shri. A. Shunmugiah,
Programme Executive

Farm Radio Programme (Farm & Home)
All India Radio,Konam
Nagarkovil
Kanyakumari District-629004
e-mail: airnagarcoil@gmail.com
phone: +91 4652 260022 
Mobile: +91 94432 25535

Puducherry
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-

Shri. Selvam,
Programme Executive

Farm Radio Programme (Farm & Home)
All India Radio,
Indira Nagar
Puducherry-605006
e-mail: airpondy@gmail.com
Phone: +91 413 2275731

Karaikal
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-

Shri. Natrajan,
Programme Executive

Farm Radio Programme (Farm & Home)
All India Radio, Radio Aenue,
Nehru Nagar
Karaikal- 609605
e-mail: prog.head.karaikal@gmail.com
Phone: +91 4368 230383

Dharmapuri

102.5 MHz

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-

AIR, Dharmapuri

Kodaikanal

100.5 MHz

-

-

AIR, Anandagiri, KODAIKANAL 624101 
Tel: +91 4542 245209

Madurai

11269 kHz, 101.0 MHz

-

-

AIR, Lady Doak College Road, Chokkikulam, MADURAI 625002 
Tel: +91 452 2530410 Fax: +91 452 2530788

Nagarcoil

101.0 MHz

-

-

AIR, Konam, NAGERCOIL 629004 
Tel: +91 4652 2200241/43

Ooty /Uthagamandalam

1602 kHz

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-

AIR, OOTACAMUND 643006, Tamil Nadu 
Tel: +91 423 2441781

Trichy/Tiruchirappalli

891 kHz, 936 kHz, 102.1 MHz

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-

AIR, 28-3 Promenade Road, TIRUCHIRAPALLI 620001 Tel: +91 431 2460131 Fax: +91 431 2460363

Tirunelveli

1197 kHz

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AIR, Sarojini Park, Palayamkottai, TIRUNELVELI 627002
Tel: +91 462 2560794-6 Fax: +91 462 2580038

Tuticorin

1053 kHz

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-

AIR, Millerpurim, Playamkottai Road. TIRUNELVELI 628008
Tel: +91 461 2329774-5 Fax: +91 461 2324054

Source: http://allindiaradio.org/ and Radio stations in TamilNadu


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