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DD Kashir is a state owned TV channel telecasting from Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Jammu and Leh.

Doordarshan launched the Kashmir Channel to counter extremist Pakistani propaganda in the Kashmir valley. DD Kashmir includes programmes focusing on Kashmiri culture and traditions and the history of Kashmir valley.[1] One programme on Kashmir featured was Budhshah, which told the life of the historical Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin.[2] It has in association with All India Radio established high power transmitters along the India-Pakistan border to counter Pakistani propaganda.[3]

Doordarshan Kashir
Type Broadcast television network
Country India India
Availability India and parts of Asia, China and Gulf Countries.
Headquarters Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India,
Owner Prasar Bharati
Launch date
2003 (as Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Jammu and Leh)
Former names
Doordarshan Kendra Bhubaneshwar
Official website


DD Kashir is the Urdu language satellite channel supported by Doordarshan studios in Srinagar, Jammu and Leh. Launched in 2003 DD Kashir has entertainment serials, infotainment programmes, news & current affairs, social and cultural programmes and film programmes as its major content. In terrestrial mode, DD Kashir is available to 96% of the population of the valley.

It used to be operated from Delhi but in the year 2006, the Centre decided to shift the operations of Doordarshan's 'Kashir' channel back to Srinagar from Delhi after more than 17 years since the outbreak of violence in Kashmir in late 1980s, thus fulfilling a long-standing demand of the people of the Valley. DD Kashir also became a 24-hour channel from 15 August 2000. the channel used to telecast a 14 and half-hour programme daily. Out of these, commissioned programmes account for six hours, another four and half hours are taken by in-house and news/current affairs programmes while the archival programmes take four hours daily. The special audience programmes cover Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Dogri, Sheena, Balti, Pushtu,

Mir Irshad has significantly contributed to the media industry in Kashmir.

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4 news items

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:07:25 -0700

Srinagar, July 14: Ahlan Ramadhan - a Ramadhan special programme being telecast on DD Kashir “has gained popularity in a short period with the number of its viewers witnessing an upsurge,” Tarique Bhat, Executive Producer of Ahlan Ramadhan said.

Kashmir Life

Kashmir Life
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:22:42 -0700

This year the company has come up with a sponsored television program, Ahlan Ramadhan on state run TV channel, DD Kashir, for the time slot of 30 minutes. It is the first 'Ramadhan program' in the history of Doordarshan, says Shabir Mujahid, Director ...
Kashmir Life
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:33:45 -0700

The Kanwal Group of Industries Tuesday announced cash prizes and gift hampers for the winners of Ahlan Ramadan Quranic quiz. “Ahlan Ramadan a special programme being telecast on DD Kashir has gained popularity among masses in short period of ...
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:56:15 -0700

Ahlan Ramadhan is a special programme being telecast on DD Kashir. “The programme has gained popularity among masses in short period of time as the content development is based on attracting family audience,” CEO Kanwal group, Muhammad Amin ...

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