Achievements - AIR SILIGURI

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  • All audio, talkback & control signal connectivity between Control Room and Studios has been done with CAT 6 cable (replacing the old audio cables). This has virtually elliminated noise and distortion from the audio signals.
  • The Jack Fields in the Control Room is designed like an Audio Hub, i.e. all inputs to and all outputs from each and every Studio & Control Room meet at the Jack Field. This makes possible audio connectivity between any Studio to Studio or Studio to Control Room and vice versa.
  • Audioarts D 75 Digital Mixer Console is installed in Playback Studio of Primary Channel replacing the old ER&DC analog console.
  • A Service Workshop has been oragnized at AIR Siliguri for repairing / servicing of defective equipments of mother station as well as outside stations. Many stations from near and far have had their defective equipments repaired by the skilled engineers of this station.
  • Computerized Software Mixer Console is developed using Orpheus 8M Sound Card by Prism Sound for use as Transmission Console in Playback Studio of VBS - FM. This software console is running succesfully in circuit since January 2015.
  • Automatic RN Recorder Software developed for recording of RN Messages to hard disk by automatically tuning ABR202a Downlink Receiver as per given schedule. Software running succesfully in circuit since April 2015.
  • Desktop Computers designed for use as Server (Domain Controller) & Standby Server (Additional Domain Controller) for establishing a domain and a client-server network using LAN. All the computers in Playback and Recording Studios are connected to this network. Audio files can be sent from any Recording Studio after final edit to the destined Playback Studio Computer over this network.
  • The Disk Library Audio Content is now being transferred to Central Storage Disks (total 4 TB capacity each in server & standby server). This will later facilitate easy searching, scheduling and playback of audio materials  (for broadcasting purpose) using software that is being developed at AIR Siliguri.
  • LIVE Broadcast of All India Radio Siliguri (Primary Channel) is now available on the Internet also. To listen LIVE click here.
  • "Abhayaranya", a Sishu Natika (Childrens' Drama) produced by Aparna Majumdar got the Certificate of Merit.
  • "Grahan", a drama produced by Swarnakamal Chattopadhyay got the Certificate of Merit.
  • The Station has got the opportunity to produce Community Singing Lesson Programme along with song in Bangla in the years 2002, 2003 & 2004.
  • The Station produced and contributed programme for the National Programme of Regional Folk & Light Music in 1995.
  • Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan has been organized by the Station on several occassions, in the years 1984, 1996, 1999, 2001 and lastly in 2007 at Maldah.
  • Radio Sangeet Sammelan was organized in the year 2013.
  • In 2004 the Station got appreciation from the Directorate for Revenue Earning.
  • In 2014 a Concert on Rare and Extinguishing Folk Music of Bengal was organized by the Station at Moynaguri.

Results in All India Radio Music Competition by participants from the Station
  • In 1996 Hemashree Paul stood 1st in Rabindrasangeet.
  • In 1997 Subir Adhikary stood 2nd in Tabla / Classical.
  • In 1998 Sashanka Roy & Party stood 1st in Vrindagaan.
  • In 2000 Rituparna Biswas stood 1st in Khayal and was awarded with special prize in Dhrupad & Dhamar.
  • In 2006 Sushil Roy stood 1st in Dotara and Madhubanti Das Sharma stood 2nd in Shyamasangeet.
  • In 2007 Kaushalya Roy stood 2nd in Folk Song.
  • In 2008 Sayantani Sarkar stood 1st in Rabindrasangeet.
  • In 2010 Dipanwita Biswas stood 2nd in Raagpradhan.
  • In 2012 Dipanwita Biswas stood 1st in Lokgeeti.
  • In 2013 Dipanwita Biswas stood 1st in Thumri, Dadra Toppa.
  • In 2014 Dipanwita Biswas stood 2nd in Nazrulgeeti and Madhurima Paul got special prize in Rabindrasangeet.

  • 2003 : Shakesperean Drama produced by Dipankar Bhattacharya
  • 2004 : Serial Play Rajlaxmi produced by Swarnakamal Chattopadhyay
  • 2005 : Radio Serial Andhar Periye Aloy produced by Pranab Kumar Chattopadhyay
  • 2005-06 : Sponsorship Radio Serial Elo Dak Dak Bibhag produced by Kingshuk Sarkar
  • 2007 : Documentary serialized feature on Freedom Movement in West Bengal Takhan Yugantar produced by Kingshuk Sarkar
  • 2007 : Radio Serial on Women Empowerment Alor Thikana produced by P K Chatterjee
  • 2007 : Folk Music Project Matir Sure Gaan produced by Neena Sinha Sarkar
  • 2008 : Serialized feature on Bhawaiya Song Kathol Kather Dotara produced by Kajal Chakraborty & Kingshuk Sarkar
  • 2008 : Folk / Yatra Opera produced by Goutam Karar
  • 2009 : Documentary feature Itihas Katha Kao produced by Shibani Ghosh Dastidar
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