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Govt allocates Rs 100 cr for community radio in 12th Plan

Five hundred community radio stations are to be set up during the plan period
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First Published: Mon, Feb 11 2013. 03 47 PM IST
Manish Tewari, minister of information and broadcasting. The government has allocated Rs 90 crore for financial support and Rs 10 crore for training, capacity building and awareness campaigns of community radio stations, Tewari said. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
Manish Tewari, minister of information and broadcasting. The government has allocated Rs 90 crore for financial support and Rs 10 crore for training, capacity building and awareness campaigns of community radio stations, Tewari said. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
Updated: Mon, Feb 11 2013. 04 09 PM IST
New Delhi: The government has allocated Rs 100 crore for community radio in the 12th Plan (2012-17), said Manish Tewari, minister of information and broadcasting, while delivering the valedictory address at the third National Community Radio Sammelan on Monday.
Five hundred community radio stations are to be set up during the plan period. The government has allocated Rs 90 crore for financial support and Rs 10 crore for training, capacity building and awareness campaigns of community radio stations, Tewari said.
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