DD Girnar

DD-Girnar or called DD Gujarati/DD-11 is the Gujarati language channel of India's national broadcaster, Doordarshan. It is broadcast out of studios at Doordarshan Kendra (Center) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat State.

Doordarshan Girnar
Launched 2003 (as Doordarshan Kendra Ahmedabad)
Network DD (Doordarshan)
Owned by Prasar Bharati (Govt. of India)
Country India India
Language Gujarati, Sindhi
Headquarters Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Formerly called Doordarshan Kendra Ahmedabad
Website http://www.ddgirnar.com

Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad was set up on 15 March 1976, as a part of the SITE Project of ISRO and the 1 KW transmitter was based in PIJ, Kheda District. The studio used to function from the ISRO, Ahmedabad premises, while the administrative office was located in the Polytechnic compound in Ahmedabad.

Few years later, a plot of land was identified and a low power LPT was set up in Ahmedabad at Thaltej Tekra on 19 November 1993. The studio was commissioned on 2 October 1987 while the regional language uplinking was started on 30 December 1992. DD Metro channel was set up on 1 May 1994 while the Regional languages Satellite Channels (RLSC), DD GIRNAR 24 Hour on 1 October 1993.

List of programmes currently broadcast



It uses SRLS transmissions from 3pm to 8pm as it cuts DD National from the terrestrial network and the same 8pm to 3pm it runs satellite transmission.

DD Gujarati's sister channels

See also


  1. Telecast schedule

External links

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