Tuesday, July 28, 2009

[dx_india] Radio and TV Coverage in J&K

Radio and TV Coverage in J&K

28 July 2009, 16:46 IST
Under J&K Special Plan Phase-I approved in 1999, Doordarshan (DD) has set up
92 transmitter projects in Jammu & Kashmir. Terrestrial coverage has become
available to 95% population of the state. Further, all uncovered areas of
J&K along with rest of the country (except Andaman & Nicobar Islands) have
been provided with multi channel TV coverage through DD's free to air DTH
service "DD Direct Plus".

As part of Special Plan Phase-II for J&K approved in September, 2007, DD
have provided 10,000 DTH sets along with TV sets to Government of J&K for
uncovered areas. During the current financial year, an amount of Rs. 39.09
crore has been allocated, which includes an amount of Rs. 30.00 crore to be
provided as Grants in aid and an amount of Rs. 9.09 crore as Loan to Prasar
Bharati for improving Radio and television facility in J&K.

Under J&K Special Plan Phase-I, All India Radio (AIR) has also set up 10 new
transmitters and upgraded 2 transmitters in J&K. Similarly under J&K Special
Plan Phase-II, 11 number of DG Sets and 7 number of UPS have been approved
for AIR. During the financial year 2009-10, an amount of Rs. 100 crore has
been introduced for improvement of FM & TV coverage in J&K border areas.
This scheme includes setting up of three FM/TV High Power transmitters at
hilltops. In addition to this, Low Power Transmitters have also been
proposed in uncovered regions.

(Press Information Bureau, Govt of India)

Alokesh Gupta
New Delhi.

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1 comment:

PY2255 SWL said...

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even if it is used to my experience here in Brazil in Sao Paulo.
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Joao Carlos
Sao Paulo / SP

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