| 25 Feb 2024
Mhaswad CR station commences transmission

NEW DELHI: The ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced that the Community Radio station at Mhaswad, Satara district in Maharashtra has commenced operations officially.

Regular transmission from the Mannvikas Samajik Sanstha Community Radio station has begun from 26 January 2009.

According to the ministry, The Community Radio station established at Mhaswad in Maharashtra will serve to establish agriculture related knowledge ICT network and knowledge delivery mechanism through community radio as an effective tool. It will help in capacity building of the community based organizations in the use of audio tool like community radio as a means for social & economic empowerment in addition to laying special emphasis on the themes that support the poor and marginalized members of the local community in improving social conditions & quality of their cultural life....

Earlier on 20 July 2008, The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating the Community Radio station with Mannvikas Samajik Sanstha 

While experimental transmission from the station at 90.4 MHz FM had started from 16 December 2008.