About

Established in 1977 with a 1KW NEC transmitter at Pij in Kheda district having programme production facilities at DECU(ISRO).

Current setup at Thaltej-Ahmedabad started functioning from 19th Nov 1983 with a 1KW transmitter for relaying Doordarshan National Service which was upgraded to 10KW on25th July 1985.

Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad came into existence on October 2, 1987 with a limited reach and programming hours. At present the Kendra caters to 93.8% land area and more than 97.4% of population of Gujarat.

The Kendra has two tier service DD-1 terrestrial from 1500 hrs to 2000 hrs and DD-11 Satellite channel round the clock. DD-11 (SRLS) Simulcasts the programmes of DD-1 terrestrial between 1500 hrs to 2000 hrs