- Centre government is planning to revamp ‘All India Radio’officially known as ‘Akashvani’ by introducing Digital Radio in India by 2024, when the country will be technologically- equipped for it.
- The announcement in this regard was made by Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar at the 2019 Akashvani Annual Awardin New Delhi.
About All India Radio (AIR)
- AIR was established in 1936 and is officially known as Akashvani since 1956. It is the national public radio broadcaster of India and is a division of Prasar Bharati, which is India’s largest public broadcasting agency. AIR is sister service of Prasar Bharati’s Doordarshan television Network.