DD-Gujarati or called DD Girnar/DD-11 is the Gujarati language channel of India’s national broadcaster, Doordarshan. Watch DD Girnar Live Gujarati It is broadcast out of studios at Doordarshan Kendra (Center) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat State.
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 Low Power LPT was set up in Ahmedabad at Thaltej Tekra on November 19, 1993. 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 while the Regional languages Satellite Channels (RLSC), DD GIRNAR 24 Hour on October 1, 1993.
List of programmes currently broadcast
- Rasoi ni Rangat (રસોઈ ની રંગત)
- Ek Dal na Pankhi (એક ડાળ ના પંખી)
- One Minute (એક મિનિટ)
- Gram Jagat (ગ્રામ જગત)
- Filmi Sargam (ફિલ્મી સરગમ)
- Kaka ni Kamal (કાકા ની કમાલ)
- Kuvara Corporation (કુંવારા કોર્પરેશન)
- Gammat Gulal (ગંમત ગુલાલ)
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.