Digital Radio to be launched in 2024: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that NDA government is bringing Digital Radio in 2024. Addressing the annual Akashvani awards function in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Javadekar said, the audio of digital radio will be more clear and its reach will be higher. The Minister said, All India Radio is an institution which is a part of people’s lives, be it music, news or entertainment.

Prasar Bharati Chairman Dr A Surya Prakash said, AIR news commands huge credibility. He said, Akashvani has one of the largest news gathering and dissemination apparatus in the world.

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said, Prasar Bharti is looking forward to a change in the format of these awards so that it brings out the hidden talent of the people.