Loyola Community Radio 107.4 is an initiative of Loyola College that has been actively running for the past Eleven years. Being a social medium of communication, LCR has been providing various programs that create impact over its vicinities. This academic year the LCR had initiated a special program for Transgender. LCR had submitted a project proposal to UGC on Empowerment of Transgender. The main achievement was, the LCR had conducted two medical camps on Hygiene and Cleanliness for the people who were affected in Chennai flood.
LCR issued Aadhar card to the Community people and Transgender. LCR also conducted a practical session for nearly 200 students from various department of Loyola College. LCR had created a platform to the students at the time of “Veethi Viruthu” to interact with famous Film Directors and Eminent Folk Artists. LCR has sent a fifteen minutes program for thematic awards to Anna University and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Delhi. Our major concerns of work comprise the downtrodden people and the marginalised such as Transgender, Widows, Visually Challenged and people in below poverty line.
Loyola Community Radio is broadcasting from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. LCR is broadcasting to the vicinities of Loyola College for over a radius of 15 km.We have about 1000 listeners for our community Radio. In this academic year, LCR also had submitted a project proposal to UGC on Transgender. Some of the places where our listeners can be found are Namachivayapuram, Choolaimedu, Pushpa Nagar, Soosaipuram, Mahalingapuram, Nelson Manikkam Road, Chetpet, Egmore, Boopathi Nagar, Narasingapuram, and Thousand Lights. Loyola Community Radio has been receiving a positive feedback for its programs from its listeners such as Transgenders, Visually Challenged, Widows and those from the Poor Economic Backgrounds. Our programs are well received and enjoyed by house wives and School going children from the nearby vicinities.