Radio MACFAST 90.4 is a social service arm and Community Radio of MACFAST (Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla) is the first on campus Community Radio in the state and 46th in the country which was launched on 1st November 2009.It believes that the emergence of a knowledge society is possible through focused work at the grass-root level. It realizes that transfer of knowledge happens in both direction from the urban society to the rural one and vice versa. It ensures its extensive presence in the Central Travancore (parts of Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kollam, Idukki and Kottayam districts) and acts as a catalyst by bridging the knowledge divide in people. It has almost ten lakh listeners from different parts of these five district. Now Radio MACFAST 90.4 is a trendsetter in community radio segment through its wide range of diverse and interesting programmes, which airs 18 hours a day. It has a key position in the heart of people by closely serving the community by reflecting vital community issues and focusing specifically on their needs.
True to its punch line "Nattukarku Koottayi (Community`s Companion) it strives to achieve "a partner friend in all the endeavors of the local populace". It gives voice to the voiceless and acts as a centre for social, cultural and national integration. It intends to work towards creating a civil society with a growing sense of community values, irrespective of caste, creed, age, gender or discrimination based on level of education. Radio MACFAST 90.4 is a coordinating centre for uniting the knowledge from all sources of information, thus facilitating positive transformation in the society through community development, reconstruction and national integration.
This unique initiative, which envisions to bridge the knowledge gap, is looking forward to valuable contributions to make this a highly successful venture within a short span of time. Your contributions could be through: