Vividh Bharati

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The Vividh Bharati Service (VBS; lit. 'Diverse Voices') of All India Radio was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957. But the central Govt. has stopped it's Short Wave relay centers as a result of which it is only available on internet . Vividh Bharati radio channel was launched on 3 October 1957.

All these programmes are produced centrally at Vividh Bharati Service, Borivali, Mumbai and up-linked to the satellite. 40 Vividh Bharati stations across the country down-link these programmes through captive earth stations provided at each of these AIR stations. Some local programme windows are also provided at these stations to give regional flavour to the listeners. Vividh Bharati is also broadcast on DD Direct Plus, the state owned DTH platform. These 40 Vividh Bharati stations are known as Commercial Broadcasting Service Stations and are located at major cities covering 97% of the Indian population.

Over the years a number prominent people from Hindi cinema have lent their voice to the channel, including, Lata Mangeshkar and actors Raaj Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan, who worked as a radio broadcaster in his early career, many celebrities take part in the popular show Vishesh Jaimala to encourage Indian Army and BSF soldiers. Today its archives which started the record of film, Yehudi Ki Beti in 1933, has 22,000 ghazals, geets and Hindi film songs. The station celebrated its golden anniversary on 2 October 2007.

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Address Akashvani Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001 India
Phone +9826015859
Email info@vividhbharti.org
Website https://www.vividhbharti.org/
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Frequencies - Vividh Bharati

Frequency City Rating
1368 AM New Delhi 11
1323 AM Kolkata 7
1188 AM Mumbai 6
1080 AM Rajkot 0
783 AM Avadi 0
106.4 FM New Delhi 15
104.5 FM Jammu 10
103.7 FM Gulbarga 5
103.7 FM Kanpur 7
103.6 FM Kozhikode 0
103.5 FM Bhopal 9
103.5 FM Rohtak 5
103.4 FM Vijayawada 5
103.3 FM Ranchi 10
103.1 FM Chandigarh 4
103.0 FM Dharwad 30
102.9 FM Bangalore 13
102.9 FM Jabalpur 5
102.8 FM Hyderabad 10
102.8 FM Mumbai 45
102.6 FM Srinagar 5
102.5 FM Patna 10
102.4 FM Rajkot 5
102.3 FM Chennai 61
102.1 FM Jodhpur 0
101.9 FM Thiruvananthapuram 0
101.8 FM Kolkata 11
101.7 FM Udaipur 0
101.6 FM Indore 26
101.6 FM Lucknow 11
101.6 FM Raipur 18
101.4 FM Siliguri 5
101.1 FM Surat 10
101.0 FM Pune 2
100.8 FM Guwahati 5
100.8 FM Jamshedpur 5
100.6 FM Jalandhar 2
100.6 FM Nagpur 14
100.6 FM Varanasi 5
100.4 FM Cuttack 0
100.3 FM Allahabad 5
100.3 FM Jaipur 5
100.1 FM Gorakhpur 5
96.7 FM Ahmedabad 20
93.9 FM Vadodara 15

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