FM transmission of Vividh Bharati launched

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, who launched the FM transmission, also delivered a message to the listeners of the channel, saying Vividh Bharati services would reach people within a perimeter of 60-65 km with much clarity at all times in all weather conditions.

Vividh Bharati offers a mix of film music, skits, short plays and interactive programmes.It is known to have the largest collection of film and non-film songs in the country.

Speaking to reporters later, Jaitley said that not just the FM mode, mobile applications of several AIR channels will also soon be available.

DD News would also have its mobile phone application, he said.

The I&B minister also said the Doordarshan's 'Kisan' channel could be launched in May.

"We are looking for another date, most probably it will be in May. The preparations for the channel is at a fairly advanced stage," he added.