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DD Girnar

DD Girnar is the Gujarati language channel of India's national broadcaster, Doordarshan. Doordarshan Kendra,
Ahmedabad was set up on March 15, 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 HPT was set up in Ahmedabad at Thaltej Tekra .The studio was commissioned on October 2, 1987 while the regional language uplinking was started on December 30, 1992.DD Metro channel was set up on May 1, 1994.

  The TV Transmission in Gujarat started on 15.3.77 with a 1KW Transmitter at PIJ in Kheda, Subsequently a 10 KW transmitter for National Service was commissioned in Nov-1983 at AHMEDABAD.A full flendged studio setup was established on 2.10.1987 and DD-News channel was launched in 1994 and the Gujarat Regional service was commissioned in 1992.