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  •  Historical Perspective:
Mayurbhanj was an important kingdom of Odisha even after independence. This kingdom got merged with Odisha and got the recognition of a district on 1st January 1949. This is the largest district of Odisha in terms of area and area under forest. Baripada was the headquarters for the kings of the Bhanja dynasty though they had their palaces at Khiching. The erstwhile king of Mayurbhanj, HH Maharaja Krushna Chandra Bhanjdeo, initiated the first train communication in Odisha. Baripada gained fame under the rule of Maharaja Krushna Chandra Bhanjdeo. 
Baripada is a city and a municipality in Mayurbhanj district in the state of Odisha, India. Baripada is the district headquarters. It is a place to stay and tour the Mayurbhanj region. This region is home to Similipal, one of the most important wildlife parks of India. The national park comprises lush valleys, forest lands and scores of ancient temples.
Rathyatra (Chariot Festival) is one of the main attractions of Baripada. Baripada also hosts the second most popular Rath Yatra of Odisha after Puri. Baripada is also the home of the Mayurbhanj Chhau dance, an ancient martial dance form. Baripada is located at 21°56′N 86°43′E21.94°N 86.72°E. It has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 feet).
  •  Station at a Glance:
All India Radio, Baripada was commissioned on 25.02.1991.The power of the transmitter is 5 KWFM. It is regarded as a Local Radio Station which disseminates programmes involving people, seeking their participation , speaking their idioms and acting as an agent in their developmental process. 
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  •  Transmission Details
Date of Comissioning : 25.02.1991
Power of Transmitter : 5 KWFM LRS
No. of Transmissions : 3 (Three)
Transmissions                             Timings                              Duration
 I        6.00 AM  - 9.15 AM              3Hrs.1 5 Mnts.
II        12.00 Noon  - 5.00 PM                 5Hrs. 
III        6.00 PM  - 10.00 PM                    4Hrs.
                                                 Total Duration                         12 Hrs.15 Mnts.
  •  Popular Programmes of the Channel  : Information awaited from the station
  • . Programme composition of the Channel:
ORIGINATION Relay from Cuttack
Folk Music 1480 Mnts. News 175 Mnts.
Light Music 1129 Mnts. Spoken Word prog.2240 Mnts.
Devotional 1230 Mnts. Drama & Feature 180 Mnts.
Film Music 2842 Mnts. Rural Prog.240 Mnts.
Spoken Word 935 Mnts. Women Prog.600 Mnt.
Drama & Feature 240 Mnts. Publicity 650 Mnts.
Rural Farm & Home 600 Mnts. Others 400 Mnts.
Tribal 660 Mnts.  
Children 120 Mnts.  
Women 240 Mnts.  
Youth 240 Mnts.  
Publicity 388 Mnts.  
Others 1136 Mnts.