Sunday, February 26, 2006

India - Prasar Bharati under pressure to upgrade facilities in Mizoram

February 14

Manufacturers' Alert

Reports from Mizoram state capital, Aizawl - Prasar Bharati, India's broadcasting authority has come under pressure from the Mizoram government to provide all necessary assistance to upgrade state-owned All India Radio (AIR) and Doordharshan in this, the most easterly of Indian states.

The officials want modern facilities at the new "capital complex" in Aizawl.

FM tests on AIR Aizawl are completed but progress of implementation was dragging along. Stated officials also want to see a regional upgrade to AIR Lunglei which is currently just a relay station.

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