Metro Traffic FM 95.6 MHz
Mission: To create informed and sensitized people on security concern
Vision: To provide security to audience through timely information and awareness programs
- To assist in day-to-day traffic management
- To promote traffic awareness among larger audience
- To assist in reducing traffic accidents
- To promote awareness against crimes
- To disseminate safety tips against crimes
Metro Traffic F.M. is the pioneering radio station in Nepal in the security realm. It is the very first radio station established for traffic facilitation and it is guided by a complete service objective towards the wider audience. It was granted operation license by the Ministry of Information and Communication on 10th January 2012 and it commenced its broadcasting since 7th June 2012. The radio has a 500 watt transmission capacity and the coverage area of the radio is Kathmandu valley and the surrounding areas. The radio is licensed to operate 24 hours a day. The station is based in Ramsahapath, Kathmandu.
Special Programs: Traffic Update, Peak Hour, Sadak Sarokar Nikaya, Auto-Tips, Investigation, Jagaran are some special programs of the station.
Traffic Update: Radio broadcasts 17 updates in every half an hour from 6:55 am to 7:55 pm every day. However, in public holidays, the frequency of traffic updates increases as there will be no peak hour program. The information broadcasted through updates are reliable and quick as they are received directly from the Control Room of the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division as well as the police officers deployed on the road for traffic management.
Peak Hour: Peak Hour program is broadcasted twice a day except in public holidays including Saturday. The program is designed to provide information about the vehicular pressure, congestions and obstructions; if any; on the road during office/business hours both at morning and evening. The program involves direct telephonic interview on the latest traffic situation with the officers deployed at major crossing and intersection points on the road. The information on the alternative roads - in case of obstructions and congestions - the drivers can use for early passage, are also provided.