FM-II Channel came on air on September 1, 2001 at Delhi as a niche infotainment channel with 30% of News and Current Affairs component and 70% of Entertainment programming. The total hours of transmission of FM-II channel is 18 hours and 10 minutes.
From November 12, 2001 the programming of FM-II channel has been refurbished as a part of events marking the celebration of Public Service Broadcasting Day at Delhi Station.
The thrust of the change is to position FM-II as a channel, which presents programming of a classic kind. This will be in its various genres of programmes like music and spoken word.This channel is trying to provide information inter linked with entertainment and bring information updated on traffic, airlines, railways, weather etc.
Similarly, there are two FM Channels at AIR, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.