Radio Nepal- First Nepali Radio
Radio Nepal is the first Nepali radio to be broadcasted in Nepal in the year 2007 BS as a regular radio station. In 2003 BS, Kashi Raj Pandey played hymns using cassettes from Ratna Park Bijuli Adda (Ratna Park Electricity Office).
Later in 29/8/2007 BS, Narad Muni Thulung and Jayendra Bahadur Thapaliya of Nepali Congress appealed people for war for democracy through radio technology in Bhojpur. The same transmitter was brought to Raghupati Jute Mill in Biratnagar and Tarani Prasad Koirala established Prajatantra (Democratic) Nepal Radio. Later, it received a transmitter and a technician from the Aakashwani radio of India that helped it in its transmission.
It began its regular broadcast in 20/12/2007 BS with Tarani Prasad Koirala as its first general manager. In 30/7/2052 BS it began broadcasting its FM station in 100 MHZ and at present it also transmits in short wave, medium wave and FM frequency. It established its substations in dhankuta, Bardibas and Pokhara. With the target listeners of around 30 million, its excess also reaches Bhutan and East India. It broadcasts news as well as other programs and is more or less inclusive in terms of language. Beside Nepali and Hindi, it also broadcasts programs in various local and ethnic languages.