Foundation Stone Laid For FM Radio Station At Malhar In Udhampur
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of 10 KW FM Radio Station at Malhar village in Udhampur district, Jammu today. Shri Pawan Gupta, MLA Udhampur was also present on the occasion.
While addressing the gathering, Dr. Singh expressed his delight that the long pending aspirations of the people living in Udhampur district have finally come true with the commissioning of this station. He said that the need was felt in order to entertain the defence employees working in far flung areas of the district and to promote the talent. It would go a long way in providing an opportunity to the youth of the district to prosper their talent and promote the folk culture of the district, he added.
Director General All India Radio, Shri Fayyaz Sheheryar also spoke on the occasion and expressed his gratitude to the Minister for laying the foundation stone of FM Radio Station at Udhampur. He said that the project will be completed at the cost of Rs.9.24 crores excluding the cost of the land and shall take about one and a half year for getting completed. The land has been donated by Shri Kaka Ram who was felicitated on the occasion by the dignitaries.