In India the concept of community radio is quite of a recent origin. Anna FM is India’s first community radio that was launced in 2004. In the north eastern region of India the concept of community radio is still at its budding stage. Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, the only State Open University of the entire north east, took the first initiative to launch the first community radio service of the region.The University aims to provide education beyond barriers to reach the unreached of the society, has launched the first community radio of the north east on 28th of January, 2009 at 90.4 MHz with an experimental broadcasting from Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati. The regular broadcasting of the radio was formally started on 20th of November, 2010. It is very significant that the second community radio of the region, ‘Radio Luit’ of Gauhati University was formally launched on 1st March, 2011. IIT Guwahati has also a campus radio (not community radio) exclusively for their campus.