KATHMANDU: Radio Nepal, the
oldest broadcasting agency, is set to provide 24-hour service from August
The state-run broadcasting
agency has decided to follow a management reforms implementation action plan in
It was also shared at a programme in
Kathmandu that the government broadcasting agency was also set to establish a
media village in Biratnagar in memory of Tarini Datta Koirala, the founder of
Radio Nepal Broadcasting Service s Development Committee (RNBSDC).
Participants at the programme said that
the broadcasting agency would keep up with modern technical equipment and
modernise its service by establishing high-quality shortwave tower.
Radio Nepal is running its programmes
through central and regional transmissions through 21 frequency modulation relay
centers across the nation.
It also broadcasts through medium wave
Meanwhile, speaking at the programme,
Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai suggested employees of
Radio Nepal to perform result-oriented works, while praising their contribution
to bring the broadcasting agency to this stage.
He also suggested keeping up its
functioning as per the new Constitution.
The Minister also stressed the need to
submit a report of works of the government broadcaster every month, while
pointing out the need to launch it s programmes up to local level to
institutionalise the republic.
Likewise, the Communications Secretary
Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, also Chairman of the RNBSDC, pledged doing everything
possible to implement reform programmes launched earlier to make Radio Nepal a
good means of communication.
On the occasion, Radio Nepal
Executive Director Suresh Kumar Karki presented a report on management