It was a joyous occasion for Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) as it celebrated the 6th foundation day of Radio Manav Rachna (RMR) 107.8 FM on July 10, 2015. The Chief guest for the occasion was Mrs Satya Bhalla (Chief Patron, MREI) alongwith Dr M M Kathuria(General Secretary, MREI) who was the guest of honor, graced the event and expressed their admiration for RMR’s evolution and its journey to success. Present on the occasssion were Dr N C Wadhwa(Vice – Chancellor, MRIU), Dr (Prof) Sanjay Shrivastava (Vice – Chancellor, Manav Rachna University) alongwith Heads of Institutions and RMR community members.
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs Satya Bhalla said, “”I congratulate Radio Manav Rachna on its 6th Foundation day. The Radio Station has been doing great service to the people of Faridabad, bringing the best of programs and social messages on community awareness.” She thanked the community members for their special contribution
Expressing immense pleasure on the occasion, Mr I K Kilam (Director, Radio Manav Rachna) said that “it is a matter of great pride and honour to celebrate the 6th foundation day of RMR”. Recounting his team’s tireless efforts in the success story of RMR, he added, “When RMR was incepted we used to go live for a duration of five hours and today we are a 24/7 radio FM, catering to various segments and flavor of the listeners, We have programmes especially designed for the older generation, for kids and youngsters. RMR 107.8 FM comes as a complete package with solutions by experts being offered to women, students among others.” He paid tribute to the rich legacy of MREI Founder Visionary Dr O.P. Bhalla and said, “We are keeping alive Dr O.P. Bhalla’s vision of establishing a social connect between Manav Rachna and the society. On the occasion of RMR’s foundation day, we pledge to carry forward his vision and make his dreams come true.”
The occasion also marked the launch of a new programme “Hamara Faridabad” to be aired on Saturdays at 6:00 pm under the segment “Hamara Hindustan” along with a Newsletter for RMR 107.8 FM which speaks about RMR’s journey so far and way forward.
Radio Manav Rachna 107.8 FM whose inception goes back to July 10, 2009, is Faridabad’s first community radio station. A brainchild of Founder Visionary Dr O.P. Bhalla–who led a cultural transformation through the launch of RMR and several corporate social responsibility initiatives–the radio station has successfully accomplished various Community related projects like the Project of TB awareness, Science for Women Health and Nutrition sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, educative programme on mathematics, etc.
Radio Manav Rachna’ foundation day gave the Community radio station a reason to celebrate its multifaceted growth and reinforce its commitment towards the welfare of society as a whole.