Regional News Unit, All India Radio, Port Blair completes its 46 years in the service of the islanders

Port Blair, June 30: The Regional News Unit, RNU of All India Radio, Port Blair today completes its 46 yrs. in the service of the islanders. The journey has been a remarkable one. With the trust and support of common islanders, RNU became one of the most popular sources of news in Andaman and Nicobar. The RNU started its journey on 1st July 1975 with an aim to provide all important information, in time, with utmost credibility, related with the daily life of common islanders. Since then the RNU is making islanders aware and educating them through news.

Having a wide network spread across the whole islands from Diglipur in the north to Campbell Bay in the remote south, it keeps every islander updated. People have once again realized its importance in the period of Covid-19 pandemic. The RNU had rendered its uninterrupted services especially in lockdown. Administration also relies upon the RNU in the dissemination of vital information. The AIR News has received an overwhelming response since the last one and half year amid Covid-19. 

People are well aware of ‘Pradeshik Samachar’. The FM has helped in reaching more and more people since its arrival. With changing times, efforts are also being made to reach globally using social media. News is being circulated through Twitter and whatsapp as well. AIR News Port Blair can also be accessed on twitter at @airnews_pb. The official handle has more than 6300 followers. Live Pradeshik Samachar can be heard on newsonair mobile app. Significant local stories from the islander used to be sent to AIR News, Delhi for national coverage. We hope to achieve new standards in dissemination of information for all with the same credibility and commitment.   

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