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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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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.

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...

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir)

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

Good Morning J&K Live Morning Show of DD Kashir

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

OP Sadbhavana - DD Kashir 03 Jan.wmv

OP Sadbhavana - DD Kashir 03 Jan.

Shahid Bhat - Basketball in Kashmir" on DD Kashir "Khel Aur Khiladi"

Shahid Bhat training at DPS Srinagar and Burn Hall School.

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

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

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir)

Fir Jine ki Arzoo (DD Kashir) Shot - Memory of Husband.

Youth Forum on DD Kashir May 20 2012 Part 1

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

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2 news items

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:33:29 -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.

India Today

India Today
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:11:15 -0700

A boy near a damaged school building in Jammu.After crossing neck-deep water in flood-hit Srinagar on Sunday afternoon to search for his sister, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar found the lone Kashmir maternity hospital closed. Scores of starving dogs howled at Dar ...

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