<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>To provide a platform for communities to tell their own stories, a college in Darjeeling has launched a full-fledged FM radio with 20 programmes in Nepali language.Run by the Salesian College in Sonada, Radio Salesian 90.8 FM is a non-profit venture which enables individuals, groups and communities to become creators and contributors of content that tells their own stories and sharing experiences. Launched on Friday, the FM radio will soon be accessible on computer or mobile phone through the college website www.salesiancollege.in.”It is our Diwali gift to Nepali people worldwide,” said Principal Dr George Thadathil speaking of the possibility of on-demand radio service for people everywhere to access programme of their choice at their own convenience. “Our Community Radio will serve geographic and ethnic communities of the region with broadcast content that is popular, relevant and often overlooked by commercial or mass-media broadcasters,” he said. A team of six RJs host around 20 shows a week, seven days a week and daily 12 hours.

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Darjeeling college launches FM radio with 20 programmes in Nepali language