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DD Kashir is a Indian Central Government 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,

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Dawat-e-Kashmir (DD Kashir presentation) Part-I

Documentary on Jammu City, Dogra Cuisines and interview of Sh. Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS.

DD Kashmir-Comedy Program by Talha Jahangir

Humorist artist Talha Jahangir performing in a Kashmiri Comedy Program ON DD Kashmir, Srinagar Station. Courtesy DD Kashir or DD Kashmir/DD Srinagar.

Major Mohit Sharma. Shahadat ( D D Kashir ).

manish bassi in roshni telecasted on dd kashir

Basketball in Kashmir" on DD Kashir "Khel Aur Khiladi"

Shahid Bhat training at DPS Srinagar and Burn Hall School.

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir)

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir) Shot - Dewar ka samzhana.

Aijaz Al Quran - DD Kashir 2 January 2009

Kashmiri translation of the meaning of the Holy Quran, telecast weekday on DD Kashir. This video is produced by DD Kashir while the editing and production is ...

Good Morning J&K Live Morning Show of DD Kashir

Hosting the show and have honor of being the youngest host of the program.

Kashmir Issue: DD-Kashir/News- Views of Iqbal Wani,Youth Leader NC,Cab Minister G.H Mir,arun joshi

Views On 8-point Programme initiated by center to bring peace in kashmir valley.

Major Dinesh Raghu Raman. Watan Ke Sipahi. ( D D Kashir )

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34 news items

Calcutta Telegraph
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:45:00 -0700

DD Kashir began operations in 2003 under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government with the twin objectives of competing with the Pakistani channel, Pak TV, and creating jobs for youths in Jammu and Kashmir. The UPA I government launched DD Urdu in 2006.
Economic Times
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0700

These include DD Urdu, DD Bangla, DD Girnar, DD Kashir, DD Marathi and DD Odiya. Last year, the government increased spending on Doordarshan and prepared for a major turnaround of the public broadcaster. Ministers were asked to give interviews to ...
Economic Times
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0700

NEW DELHI: Several producers working for Doordarshan today presented a memorandum to Prasar Bharati officials in which they raised questions about delay in sanctioning programmes for channels like DD-Kashir and DD Urdu. Producers said that even ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:50:37 -0700

The broadcaster, which has over 3 million viewers and 50 channels across the country, has been going through a rough patch to get sanctions for broadcasting programmes in channels like DD Kashir and DD Urdu. However, this year, Prasar Bharati has ...
Times of India
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:33:29 -0700

NEW DELHI: Prasar Bharati is under the scanner with the I&B ministry ordering a series of probes including one on DD Kashir and another on the number of consultants hired by the public broadcaster. Ministry sources said there have been several ...
Business Standard
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:25:08 -0800

"Prasar Bharati has informed that there are complaints with regard to fresh commissioning of programmes on DD Kashir and settlement of payment liabilities for some in-house productions. There also has been a complaint from some displaced persons ...


Mon, 08 Dec 2014 04:35:09 -0800

According to Prasar Bharati there have been some allegations of irregularities in the production of programmes and outsourcing them, mainly regarding the in-house productions done at DD Kendra in Srinagar for telecast on the DD Kashir channel.

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:00:48 -0800

"We have today resumed round the clock transmission of DD Kashir after the restoration work was completed," Shabir Ahmad Buch, Head of Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, told PTI. Unprecedented floods in Kashmir in first week of September had marooned ...

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