About Doordarshan

Doordarshan (regularly contracted DD) is self-governing India's Central Government established open administration telecaster, a division of Prasar Bharati. It is one of India's biggest TV associations as far as studio and transmitter base. Recently,[when?] it has likewise begun TV on advanced physical transmitters. The DD gives TV, radio, online and portable administrations all through metropolitan and territorial India, and additionally abroad through the Indian Network and Radio India. For the 2012 London Olympics, live broadcasts of the opening and shutting services of the amusements were show on its national channel. DD games channel has given round-the-clock scope of game occasions. On 15 September 2009, Doordarshan praised its 50th commemoration.


Doordarshan had an unobtrusive starting an exploratory broadcast beginning in Delhi on 15 September 1959, with a little transmitter and an alternative studio. The standard every day transmission began in 1965 as a piece of All India Radio. Doordarshan started a five-minute news announcement around the same time in 1965. Pratima Puri was the first newsreader. Salma Sultan joined Doordarshan in 1967 and later turned into a reporter. The TV administration was stretched out to Bombay (now Mumbai) and Amritsar in 1972. Up until 1975, just seven Indian urban communities had a TV administration and Doordarshan remained the sole supplier of TV in India. TV administrations were isolated from radio on 1 April 1976. Every office of All India Radio and Doordarshan were set under the administration of two separate Director Generals in New Delhi. At long last, in 1982, Doordarshan as a National Broadcaster appeared. Krishi Darshan was the first program broadcast on Doordarshan. It started on 26 January 1967 and is one of the longest running projects on Indian TV.

Across the country transmission

Doordarshan Bhawan, Mandi House, Copernicus Marg, Delhi. National broadcasts were presented in 1982. Around the same time, shading TV was acquainted with India with the live broadcast of the Independence Day discourse by then head administrator Indira Gandhi on 15 August 1982, trailed by the 1982 Asian Games held in Delhi. Presently more than 90 percent of the Indian populace can get Doordarshan (DD National) programs through a system of almost 1,400 physical transmitters. There are around 46 Doordarshan studios creating TV programs