Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on 14 April 2015 inaugurated the Vividh Bharati Service of Delhi on FM Mode in a function held at premises of New Broadcasting House of All India Radio (AIR). The service will be available on 100.1 Megahertz frequency.
With this launch, the services of Vividh Bharati of AIR will be available to listeners in and around Delhi. The service will also be available on mobile phones.
Apart from this, Jaitley also announced that the DD Kisan channel will be launched in May 2015.
The Vividh Bharati is a service of All India Radio. It was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957. Bharati radio channel was launched on 2 October 1957. The service provides entertainment for nearly 15 to 17 hours a day.
Some of the old popular programmes of Vividh Bharati are Sangeet Sarita, Bhule Bisre Geet, Hawa Mahal, Jaimala, Inse Miliye, Chhaya Geet and others.
It is known to have the largest collection of film and non-film songs in the country.
When: 14 April 2015