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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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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.

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

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

Good Morning J&K Live Morning Show of DD Kashir

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

Youth Forum on DD Kashir May 20 2012 Part 2

Youth Forum on DD Kashir. May 20, 2012. Theme ; 'Role of Engineering in the shaping of Civilization'

Major Mohit Sharma. Shahadat ( D D Kashir ).

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.

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 undertaken at Associated Media....

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir)

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir) Shot - love word.

OP Sadbhavana - DD Kashir 03 Jan.wmv

OP Sadbhavana - DD Kashir 03 Jan.

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

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71 news items

Times of India
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Ministry sources said there have been several complaints by private producers of serials and documentaries on the inordinate delay in commissioning fresh programming for DD Kashir and Urdu channels, prompting the government to demand a report.
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 ...
Rising Kashmir
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:50:54 -0700

A two-year MoU was signed by EMMRC and DD Srinagar according to which ETV programmes, educational documentaries and lecture series, concerning under graduate and Post-graduate students, produced by EMMRC will be telecast on DD Kashir.
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.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:30:00 -0700

Srinagar, June 5: The Kashmiri TV artists said DD Kashmir was losing its sheen for want of funds and demanded adequate central funding for DD Kashir while pitching for allotment of major share of programmes to Kashmir-based creative professionals and ...


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 ...
Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:03:38 -0700

DD Kashir is finally on its way to where it ideally should have been –Srinagar. A welcome step indeed, but still a lot more needs to be done to appropriate the role of a television channel running on the public exchequer. The Minister for Information ...

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