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1.  Name of the station :  All India Radio : Imphal
Address : Palace compound, Imphal
Pin : 795001 E-mail Address: airimfal@sancharnet.in
                      Tele. No.0385 220248(fax)
2. Category : Capital Station
3. Date of commission : 15.8.63
4. No. of Transmitters with capacity : 1. 1 KW MW
2. 50 KW MW
3. 50 KW SW
4. 10 KW FM
5. 300 KW MW (under installation)
5. No. and type of studios :- Type III  Music Studio-1
              Drama Studio-1
              Talk studio-1
              Playback Studio-1
6. Service/coverage area : a) Primary service area : 3000 sq. Km
b) Secondary coverage area : 4000 sq. Km.
c) States/districts under coverage zone : With MW and SW it covers the entire State of Manipur.
7. Main Language of broadcast : Manipuri  
8. Language/dialect programmes broadcast : Major :- a). Hmar b). Paite c). Kabui
              d). Thadou e) Mao  f). Tangkhul
Minor :- (Only songs)-Aimol, Gangte, Lamkang Mayon, Mizo, Liangmei, Maring, Zou, Chiru, Thangal, Anal, Maram, Monsang, Kom, Vaiphei, Chothe, Koireng, Simte.
9. No. of transmissions with times : 1st   :- 6.00 AM - 10.00 AM(11AM on Sunday)
2nd :- 12.15 PM - 3.40 PM(11.30AM to 3.40 PM on Sunday )
10. Different programme Advisory Committees attached to the station : 1). PAC 2). RPAC 3). EBCC
11. No. of stations/CRS if any under its control to be commissioned : LRS - Churachandpur
12. Communication facilities : 1. Imphal is directly connected by air to Guwahati, Calcutta, Aizawal, delhi etc

2. By rail : nearest railheads are Silchar and Dimapur.

3. By road : Two National Highways NH-39 and NH-53 connects Imphal to the rest of the country and Myanmar.

13. Main festivals/ceremonies among the different communities : Yaosang, Kang, Ningol Chakouba, Cheiraoba, Durga Puja, Lai Haraoba, Janmastami, Christmas, Id-ul-fiter, Muharram, Kut, Gangai, Luingaini are some of the major festivals celebrated in the State.
14. Cultural and Traditional heritage : 1. Although a majority of the Meiteis follow Hindu Vaisnavaite culture and traditions. Hence the Religious ceremonies are intermingled with Hindu As well as Meitei traditions.

2. A majority of the Tribals in the state have adopted christianity as their religion. They also still preserve their rich cultural heritage.

 

15. Major Educational Institutions : Manipur University, Central Agriculture University, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences and a Number of Colleges and Institutions are in the STATE.
16. Technical/Engineering/Industrial Institutions : Industrial Training Institute, Takyel, Adimjati Technical Institute, CEDT, are some technical Institutions.
17. Major Industries/PSUS : No major Industries are set up in the State. Only some small scale Industries based on Handloom and handicraft, carpentry, weaving, bamboo etc. exists in the state.
18. Main Newspapers/magazines : POKNAPHAM, HUYEN LANPAO, YAKAIROL, SANA LEIBAK, SANGAI EXPRESS, IMPHAL FREE PRESS are some of the local dailies.
19. Main projects/Schemes of Central and State Govt. under the coverage zone : The station covers most of the central Government Schemes.
20. Political parties and parties in power : Following the 8th Assembly Election held in the month of February 2002, a coalition Govt. under the banner of Secular Progressive Front consisting of Congress (I), MSCP, CPI, and NCP led by Shri Okram Ibobi Singh, came into power w.e.f., 7.3.02.
Recognised State and National Political Parties :-

1.  Indian National Congress (I)
2.  Manipur State National Congress Party (MSCP)
3.  NCP
4.  Samata Party
5.  Federal Party of Manipur
6.  CPI
7.  CPI (M)
8.  MPP
9.  BJP
10.BSP etc.

21. Total Population with break-up of different communities and tribes : LANGUAGE
1.  Anal
2.  Bengali
3.  Hindi
4.  Hmar
5.  Kabui
6.  Kacha Naga
7.  Kuki
8.  Lushai/Mizo
9.  Manipuri
10. Mao
11. Maring
12. Nepali/Gurkha
13. Paite
14. Tangkhul
15. Thadou
16. Vaiphei
17. Zemi/Naga
18. Zou
19. Others

POPULATION
      10,730
      18,528
        9,909
      29,185
      50,256
      13,131
      37,174
        6,635
   8,78,922
      53,462
      11,530
      37,046
      30,799
      78,104
      57,699
      15,724
        6,961
      12,454
      62,704

              Total             14,20,953