The Chief Minister Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal today launched a new FM Radio Station – Meow 104.8 FM of India Today Group at Hotel Peterhof in Shimla. This is the third FM Radio Station launch in Shimla. Earlier the first FM Radio Station of Reliance Group Big FM 92.4 was also launched six month back and Radio Dhamal, a BAG Infotainment company also commenced operations in Shimla.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Dhumal said that expansion and opening of new Radio Stations and TV channels indicated that electronic media was growing at a faster pace in India. Although there was an immense potential of electronic media in the country, yet the credibility of some of the private TV Channels was at stake.
He urged the Meow –104.8 FM Radio Station to maintain a high level of professional standard and come up to the expectations of people. He hoped that the interactive programs will help the listeners by involving and associating them in the topical discussions of social relevance.
Ms. Shradha Mishra, Station Head of FM Radio Station Patiala assured the audience that the new FM at Shimla would surely strive to come upto the expectations of people and gain popularity soon.
Earlier, Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal launched the new FM Radio by lighting the lamp and by switching on radio set. Local MLA, Suresh Bhardwaj was also present on the occasion.