Radio Kantipur


Radio Kantipur is an FM station in Nepal. It is one of the leading radio stations that run privately. It was October 1998 when it went on air for the first time. Having the most excellent working system all over the country, it is famous for its slogan, ‘Station of the Nation.’

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Broadcasting Area:

The main headquarter of the station is set in Kathmandu, Nepal. The broadcasting of the network covers 59 districts of Nepal. It is such a most significant system that it’s broadcasting also reaches worldwide. It broadcasts from Bhedetar, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Chitwan, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Butwal, and Dhangadi radio stations. The primary station of the network is Pulchowk, Lalitpur. In 2007, It commenced its transmission on two different frequencies. Kantipur FM began its transmission using 96.1 MHz frequency since its foundation. It airs its western transmission on 101.8 MHz frequency. Its western transmission centers are Pokhara, Nepalgunj, and Dhangadi.

Radio Kantipur

Program Format of Radio Kantipur:

Education, Entrainment, Music, News, and Religious programs are the format of Kantipur network. It has its special focus on airing news and entertainment format. In entertainment, it plays world music. It also entertains the listeners with its shows on lifestyle and leisure. This radio offers 24 hours a day programming throughout the week. It uses the local language of Nepal, Nepali for broadcasting the programs.

Relay Stations:

Kathmandu, Bhedetar Dhankuta, Birgunj Parsa, Bharatpur Chitwan, Bhairahawa Rupandehi, Nepalgunj Banke, Pokhara Kaski, and Dhangadi Kailali are the relay stations of the Kantipur network.
In Kathmandu, Bhedetar Dhankuta, Birgunj Parsa, Bharatpur Chitwan, and Bhairahawa it airs on 96.1 frequency. In Rupandehi, Nepalgunj Banke, Pokhara Kaski, and Dhangadi Kailali, it uses 101.8 frequency to broadcast.

Major Programs:

Kantipur Diary is the most famous show of the station that airs on 09:00 am. Prince and Diwa cohost another famous show Antarrastriya Indreni with Prince and Diwa. Aarthik – Indreni with Anil & Pratikshya is a heart-catching show of the station. Prakash & Laxmi also cohost the most wide-listening show, Khelkud – Indreni with Prakash & Laxmi. Umesh Poudel educates the listeners with his show, Education Talk with Umesh Poudel. Fanatic Friday with Artist Pramod Nirwan is an entertainment show to amuse the audience. The major programs of the station also include Kala Indreni with Ramesh and Sarmila.

Key Personalities:

Kailash Sirohiya works for the network as a Chairman and Managing Director. Except for him, Subekshya K.C is also a notable personality of the station. Eastern, central, and western, mid-western, and far-western areas are the broadcasting area of the Kantipur network. But it gets most of the popularity from the audience of the eastern region.


Annapurna FM, BBC Nepali, Eagle FM (Nepal), Hits FM (Nepal), Image FM 97.9, Ujyaalo 90 Network, and Image News FM (Nepal) is the competitor radio stations of the Kantipur.

Contact Details:

Location of the Station: Kantipur FM Pvt. Ltd., Pulchowk Road PULCHOWK, LALITPUR, NEPAL EPC 100, 8975, GPO BOX: 4600
Contact No: +977 1 5541901/2
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