Sona FM 89.6 Community Radio is an initiative of the Valliappa Foundation in collaboration with People’s Power Collective (PPC).

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Sona FM 89.6 an initiative by the Valliappa Foundation & People's Power Collective
Why us?
Sona FM 89.6 Community Radio is set up to be a channel “of the people, for the people, by the people” in the Salem district that explores local culture, music, sports, language, personalities, news, and social issues – the fulfillment of a decade-long journey of the Valliappa Foundation Trustees.

Building and Empowering Community

  • We build community and promote diversity, inclusivity, and non-discrimination in every form.
  • Our radio platform is open to any citizen of Salem District to voice their thoughts, views, and ideas.
  • We aim to inform, motivate, entertain, and connect the community.
Valliappa Foundation
Valliappa Foundation
Valliappa Foundation
We work with underserved communities to enhance their quality of life and well-being, through education, employment, and empowerment. (Link to a static page on VF)
People's Power Collective
People’s Power Collective
PPCs vision is to help rural, isolated, and/or economically disadvantaged communities set up and run their community radio stations. (Link to a static page on PPC)
Sona FM 89.6 Team
Sona FM 89.6 Team
The Sona FM Team comprises a group of enthusiastic and committed people representing the diversity of the community, who seek to promote local talent, profile local people, and highlight local circumstances. (Link to a static page on the Sona FM team)
Past Events
To initiate change, empower the community, and entertain and educate the masses, Sona FM hosts various events. Here’s a sneak peek into our past events.

Sona FM 89.6 from the Valliappa Foundation is a non-profit, community radio initiative that represents “Namma Makkalin Kural’ – our peoples’ voice – to bring to you an authentic, ethnic experience of the local art, attributes, spirituality, and culture of the Salem district.

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4/14, Reddipatty Road, Mamangam, Salem - 636302
(+91) 999 433 2896
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