About Us

Radio Active CR 90.4MHz

Radio Active is an urban community radio station catering to diverse and heterogeneous groups in Bangalore, licensed to Jain University.

Launched in 2007, the station is a platform for different communities (by interest and by geographical area, including NGOs, other institutions) to converge/unite, share ideas, encourage creative expressions, raise issues (civic and social rights), promote local talent, foster local traditions, sensitize on issues of importance. Radio Active  seeks to promote inclusion, good governance, policy advocacy issues and enhance community cohesion by dialogues to support collective problem-solving and promote initiatives by collaboration and partnerships.


Radio Active is an urban community radio station that celebrates the heterogeneous identities that represent Bangalore and is a platform for different voices to be voiced through participation, partnerships and community based projects.


Radio Active seeks to widen community’s involvement in broadcasting and to encourage communities to create and own their media landscape while acting as a catalyst in meaningful social transformation and development. We seek to engage with communities beyond broadcasting through outreach projects aimed at ensuring community ownership to foster sustainability.


  • To ensure access, participations and diversity of voices from diverse communities, with special focus on underrepresented communities
  • To partner with groups, organisations, movements towards a common purpose and community building activities
  • To promote good governance and civil society
  • To promote, popularise, reflect and construct local identity, character and local culture provide a forum for local cultural expressions
  • To bring in every day stories, problem focussed reporting and engage in solutions driven journalism
  • To sharing skills, knowledge, insights and information

Parent Organisation: Jain University – JGI Group

Jain University is a deemed-to be-university and it is now ranked consistently among top universities in India by India Today Nielsen Best Universities Survey. Founded in 1990 as SBMJC by Dr. Chenraj Roychand, an eminent entrepreneur & educationist with over 35 years of experience, it has the vision to foster human development through excellence in quality education, research & entrepreneurial development.

Jain University is certified ISO 9001:2008 for quality management by TÜV Rheinland and it is a member of Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP). The university offers innovative programmes at the UG, PG, research levels, managed & imparted by 458 sharp minded faculty members who mentor over 9098 students nationally & globally. Its robust Centres of Excellence are Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education, Centre for Emerging Technologies, Centre for Disaster Mitigation, International Institute for Aerospace Engineering and Management, Centre for Nano and Material Sciences, Chenraj Roychand Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Jain University advocates sports and creative talents. Jain University alumni have emerged as successful sportsmen, entrepreneurs and celebrities globally. It enjoys close to 66 national & international collaborations with world’s leading universities and organizations in UK, Germany, USA, Canada, Russia etc.

Jain University believes in nation building through Education, Entrepreneurship & Employment which is formulated by Chenraj Roychand Centre for Entrepreneurship. It creates opportunities for young talented individuals to realize their entrepreneurial potential. It’s the first University in Bangalore to launch community radio – Radio Active 90.4 MHz a platform for community voices.

The JGI Group

JGI Group is an education provider and an entrepreneurship incubator in India. The Group successfully operates 85 educational institutions with 51,600 students and 6,450 employees engaged at the K-12, undergraduate and postgraduate levels spread across 64 campuses pan India. Founded as an educational institute in the early 1990s, JGI Group revamped the prevalent methods of education and focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. It created ripples in the educational sector and enabled JGI Group to establish itself as one of the leaders in the education sector.Jain University, Jain Colleges, Jain Heritage Schools, Jain International Residential School, Jain International Schools,Jain Public Schools, and Jain Toddlers stand testimony to the vision and commitment of JGI Group towards educational excellence. Education combined with entrepreneurship is the stated aim of JGI Group.

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