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									  Section 4(1)(b)(i) Particulars of the Organisation, Functions and Duties


       Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) is the public service
broadcaster in the country, with Akashwani (All India Radio) and Doordarshan as
its two constituents. It came into existence on 23rd November 1997, with a
mandate to organize and conduct public broadcasting services to inform, educate
and entertain the public and to ensure a balanced development of broadcasting
on radio and television.

      Objectives

      The major objectives of the Prasar Bharati Corporation as laid out in the
Prasar Bharati Act, 1990 are as follows:

      (i)      Upholding unity and integrity of the country and the values
               enshrined in the Constitution.

      (ii)     Promoting national integration.

      (iii)    Safeguarding citizens’ rights to be informed on all matters of public
               interest and presenting a fair and balanced flow of information.

      (iv)     Paying special attention to the fields of education and spread of
               literacy, agriculture, rural development, environment, health &
               family welfare and science & technology.

      (v)      Creating awareness about women’s issues and taking special steps
               to protect the interests of children, aged and other vulnerable
               sections of the society.

      (vi)     Providing adequate coverage to the diverse cultures, sports and
               games and youth affairs.

      (vii)    Promoting social justice, safeguarding the rights of working classes,
               minorities and tribal communities.

      (viii)   Expanding broadcasting facilities and promoting research and
               development in broadcast technology.


      Prasar Bharati Board

      The Corporation is governed by Prasar Bharati Board, which comprises a
      Chairman, an Executive Member (also known as Chief Executive Officer),
      a Member (Finance), a Member (Personnel), six part-time Members, a
      representative of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Directors
      General of All India Radio and Doordarshan as ex-officio Members.

              The Chairman is a part time member with a six year tenure. The
      Executive Member, the Member (Finance) and the Member (Personnel)
      are whole time members, also with a six year tenure, subject to the age
      limit of 62 years.

             Prasar Bharati Board meets from time to time and deliberates on
      important policy issues and gives directions to the executive to implement
      policy guidelines.

      Members of the Board

      As on 15.9.05 the composition of Prasar Bharati Board is as follows:

             Shri M V Kamath                   Chairman
             Shri K S Sarma                    Executive Member
             Shri D P S Lamba                  Member (Personnel)
             Shri Pradeep Singh                Addl.Secretary,
                                               Ministry     of  Information  &
                                               Broadcasting (Representative of
                                               the Ministry of Information &
                                               Broadcasting)
             Smt Chitra Mudgal                 Part-time Member
             Shri Bhupen Hazarika              Part-time Member
             Shri M L Mehta                    Part-time Member
             Shri R N Bisaria                  Part-time Member
             Shri Brijeshwar Singh             Director General, Akashvani (ex-
                                               officio)
             Shri Navin Kumar                  Director General, Doordarshan
                                               (ex-officio)

Organizational Structure

Prasar Bharati Board functions at the apex level ensuring formulation and
implementation of policies of the organization and fulfilment of the mandate in
terms of the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990. The Executive Member functions as the
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Corporation, subject to the control and
supervision of the Board. The CEO, the Member (Finance) and the Member
(Personnel) perform their functions from the Prasar Bharati headquarters at 2nd
Floor, PTI Building, Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001.

All important policy matters relating to finance, administration and personnel are
submitted to the CEO and the Board through the Member (Finance) and the
Member (Personnel) as required, for the purpose of advice, implementation of
proposals and decisions thereon. Officers from different streams working in the
Prasar Bharati Secretariat assist the CEO, the Member (Finance) and the
Member (Personnel) in integrating actions, operations, plans and policy
implementation as well as look after the budget, accounts and general financial
matters of the Corporation.

Prasar Bharati also has a unified vigilance set up at the headquarters, headed by
a Chief Vigilance Officer.

Prasar Bharati Marketing offices located at Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata,
Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad look after marketing activities of both All
India Radio and Doordarshan.

To facilitate decision making, the Policy & Executive Committee (earlier known
as Management Committee) chaired by the CEO, has been constituted for both
Doordarshan and AIR.

The Directorate General of All India Radio and the Directorate General of
Doordarshan are headed by the Directors General. They function in close
association with the Member (Finance), the Member (Personnel) and the CEO, in
carrying out the day to day affairs of AIR and Doordarshan. Both in AIR and
Doordarshan, there are broadly four different wings responsible for distinct
activities viz. Programme, News, Engineering and Administration & Finance.

Addresses of three main offices of Prasar Bharati

Prasar Bharati Secretariat,
2nd Floor, PTI Building,
Parliament Street,
New Delhi-110 001

Directorate General: All India Radio,
Akashwani Bhawan
Parliament Street,
New Delhi-110 001

Directorate General: Doordarshan,
Doordarshan Bhawan,
1, Copernicus Marg,
New Delhi-110 001




Doordarshan
      The Director General, Doordarshan is responsible for the overall
administration of the Doordarshan network which consists of 60 Doordarshan
Kendras / Production Centres, 126 Doordarshan Maintenance Centres, 194 High
Power Transmitters, 830 Low Power Transmitters and 379 very Low Power
Transmitters as on 31.12.2004. Doordarshan is presently operating 26 channels.

Doordarshan is divided into four wings: Programme, News, Engineering,
Administration & Finance, Programme Wing deals with all aspects relating to
programme conception, production and procurement at he national, regional, and
local level. News Wing puts out news bulletins and other current affairs
programmes at the national and regional level. Engineering Wing deals with all
the hardware requirements of the entire network, including the space segment
and the studios, transmitters etc. Administration & Finance Wing deals with the
administrative and financial aspects including general administration, personnel
management, budget and plan coordination.
Doordarshan Channels

DD National        DD News
DD Sports          DD Bharati
DD- Gyandarshan
DD Rajya Sabha
DD Lok Sabha
DD India
DD Bengali
DD Chandana (Kannada)
DD Gujarati
DD Kashir
DD Malayalam
DD North East
DD Oriya
DD Podhigai (Tamil)
DD Punjabi
DD Sahyadri (Marathi)
DD Saptagiri (Telugu)

State Networks (8)

Rajasthan            Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh        Bihar
Jharkhand            Chattisgarh
Haryana              Himachal Pradesh
Doordarshan network

          Doordarshan Transmitters
       STATE/UT       Existing Transmitters
                      (as on 01.08.2005)

ANDHARA PRADESH       HPTs (13)
Area -275045 sq.kms   ANANTAPUR
Pop. - 757.27lakhs    HYDERABAD
Coverage (%)          KURNOOL
Area - 82.7           KOLHAPUR
Pop. - 89.7           NANDYAL
Total trans. - 104    RAJAMUNDRY
                      TIRUPATI
                      VIJAYWADA
                      VISHAKHAPATNAM
                      WARANGAL
                      HYDERABAD (DD News)
                      PUNGANUR
                      VIJAYWADA (DD News)
                      VISHAKHAPATNAM (DD News)
                      RAJAMUNDRY (DD News)

                      LPTs (81)
                      ACHAMPET
                      ADILABAD
                      ADONI
                      ALAGADDA
                      AMALAPURAM
                      BANSWADA
                      BELAMPALLy
                      BHADRACHALAM
                      BHAINSA
                      BHEEMADOLU
                      BHEEMAVARAM
                      BOBBILI
                      CHITOOR
                      CUDDAPAH
                      DARSI
                      DEVARKONDA
EMMIGANUR
GADWAL
GIDDALUR
GUNTAKAL
HINDUPUR
JADCHERLA
JAGTIAL
KADIRI
KAKINADA
KAMAREDDY
KANDUKUR
KARIMNAGAR
KAVALI
KHAMMAM
KOSGI
KOTHAGUDAM
KUPPAM
L.R. PALLY
MACHERLA
MACHILIPATNAM
MADNAPALLI
MADUGULA
MANDASSA
MARKAPUR
MEDAK
MEHBOOBNAGAR
MIRYALAGUDA
NAGAR KARNUL
NALGONDA
NARAYANPET
NELLORE
NIRMAL
NIZAMABAD
ONGOLE
PEDAPALLI
PRODUTTUR
PULAMANER
RAJAMPET
RAMAGUNDAM
SIDDIPET
SIRISILLA
SIRPUR
SRIKAKULAM
                     TALAKONDAPALLY
                     TAMBLAPALLI
                     TANDUR
                     TEKKALI
                     TIRUPATI
                     TUNI
                     UDAIGIRI
                     VELDANDA
                     VEMALVADA
                     VINUKONDA
                     VISHAKHAPATANAM
                     WANAPARTHY
                     YELLANDU
                     ZAHIRABAD
                     ATMAKUR (DD News)
                     KAKINADA (DD News)
                     NARSARAOPET (DD News)
                     NELLORE (DD News)
                     PEDANANDIPADU (DD News)
                     VISHAKHAPATNAM (DD News)

                      VLPTs (RLS) (10)
                     CHINTAPALLI
                     DUTTALUR
                     ICCHAPURAM
                     KANIGIRI
                     MADIPARDU
                     MARIPADU
                     PADERU
                     PARWATIPURAM
                     SEETAMPETA
                     SRISALEM

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     VIJAYWADA

ARUNACHAL PRADESH **
Area -83743 sq.kms   HPT (2)
Pop. -10.91 lakhs    ITANAGAR
Coverage (%)         ITANAGAR (DD News)
Area - 18.4
Pop. -56.5           LPTs (3)
Total trans. - 49   MIAO
                    PASSIGHAT
                    TEZU

                    VLPTs (43)
                    ALONG
                    ANINI
                    BARIRIJO
                    BASAR
                    BOLENG
                    BOMDILLA
                    CHANGLANG
                    CHAYANGTAJO
                    DAPORIZO
                    DARAK
                    DEOMALI
                    DIRANG
                    ETALIN
                    GEKU
                    GENSI
                    HAWAI
                    HAYULIANG
                    HUNLI
                    INKIYONG
                    KALAKTANG
                    KEYING
                    KHIMYONG
                    KHONSA
                    LIROMOBA
                    MARIYANG
                    MECHUKA
                    MUKTO
                    NAMPONG
                    NAMSAI
                    PALIN
                    RAGA
                    ROING
                    RUPA
                    SAGALEE
                    SANGRAM
                    SEIJOSA
                    SEPPA
                    TALIHA
                     TAWANG
                     TIRBIN
                     TUTING
                     YOMCHA
                     ZIRO

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     SANKHIVIEW

ASSAM **
Area -78438 sq.kms   HPTs(5)
Pop. -266.38 lakhs   DIBRUGARH
Coverage (%)         GUWAHATI
Area -78.3           SILCHAR
Pop. -83.6           GUWAHATI (DD News)
Total trans. - 28    SILCHAR (DD News)

                      LPTs (21)
                     BOKAKHAT
                     BONGAIGAON
                     DHUBRI
                     DIPHU
                     GOALPARA
                     GOHPUR
                     GOLAGHAT
                     HAFLONG
                     HATSINGHMARI
                     HOJAI
                     JORHAT
                     KOKRAJHAR
                     LUMDING
                     MARGHERITTA
                     NAGAON
                     NAZIRA
                     NORTH LAKHIMPUR
                     SONARI
                     TEZPUR
                     TINSUKHIA
                     DIBRUGARH (DD News)

                     VLPT (1)
                     DIGBOI
                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     GUWAHATI

BIHAR
Area -94163 sq.kms   HPTs (5)
Pop. -828.79 lakhs   KATIHAR
Coverage (%)         MUZAFFARPUR
Area -93.4           PATNA
Pop. -93.4           PATNA (DD News)
Total trans. - 42    MUZAFFARPUR (DD News)

                      LPTs (35)
                     AURANGABAD
                     BANKA
                     BEGUSARAI
                     BETTIAH
                     BHABHUA
                     BHAGALPUR
                     BUXAR
                     DARBHANGA
                     DAUDNAGAR
                     FORBESGANJ
                     GAYA
                     GOPALGANJ
                     JAMUI
                     KHAGARIA
                     KISHANGANJ
                     LAKHISARAI
                     MADHEPURA
                     MADHUBANI
                     MOTIHARI
                     MUNGER
                     NAWADA
                     PHOOLPARAS
                     RAMNAGAR
                     RAXAUL
                     ROSERA
                     SAHARSA
                     SASARAM
                     SHEIKHPURA
                     SIKANDRA
                      SIMRI BAKHTIARPUR
                      SITAMARHI
                      SIWAN
                      SUPAUL
                      GAYA (DD News)
                      DARBHANGA (DD News)

                      VLPTs (2)
                      MASRAKH
                      MARHAURA

CHHATISGARH           HPTs(4)
Area -135100 sq.kms   JAGDALPUR
Pop. -207.96 lakhs    RAIPUR
Coverage (%)          AMBIKAPUR
Area - 69.2           RAIPUR (DD News)
Pop. -79.5
Total trans. - 28     LPTs(16)
                      BAILADILLA
                      BILASPUR
                      CHAMPA
                      DUNGARGARH
                      KANKER
                      KHAROD
                      KONTA
                      KORBA
                      KURASIA
                      MANINDERGARH
                      NARAYANPUR
                      PANDARIA
                      PENDRA ROAD
                      RAIGARH
                      RAJHARA JHARANDILI
                      SAKTI

                      VLPTs (8)
                      BIJAPUR
                      DEVBHOG
                      JASHPURNAGAR
                      KONDAGAON
                      KOYLIBEDA
                      PAKHANJORE
                      PATHALGAON
                      SARANGARH

GOA **
Area -3702 sq.kms     HPTs (2)
Pop. -13.44 lakhs     PANAJI
Coverage (%)          PANAJI (DD News)
Area -99.9
Pop. -99.9
Total trans. - 2

GUJARAT **
Area -196024 sq.kms   HPTs (8)
Pop. -505.97 lakhs    AHMEDABAD
Coverage (%)          BHUJ
Area -87.3            DWARKA
Pop. -93.6            RAJKOT
Total trans. - 70     SURAT
                      AHMEDABAD (DD News)
                      RAJKOT (DD News)
                      SURAT (DD News) (int.)

                      LPTs (59)
                      AHWA
                      AMBAJI
                      AMOD
                      AMRELI
                      BANTVA
                      BHABBAR
                      BHARUCH
                      BHAVNAGAR
                      BOTAD
                      CHHOTA UDAIPUR
                      DEDIAPARA
                      DEESA
                      DEVGADH BARIA
                      DHANDHUKHA
                      DHARANGADHRA
                      DHARI
                      DHARMPUR
                      DHORAJEE
                      DOHAD
GODHARA
IDER
JAMJODHPUR
JAMNAGAR
JHAGADIA
JUNAGARH
KEVADIA COLONY
KHAMBALIA
KHAMBAT
LIMBDI
LUNAWADA
MAHUVA
MANGROL (Junagarh)
MANGROL (Surat)
MEHSANA
MODASSA
MORVI
PALANPUR
PALITANA
PATAN
PORBANDER
PUNANDRO (Mobile)
RADHANPUR
RAJPIPLA
RAJULA
RAPAR
SANJELI
SHAMLAJI
SONGARH
SURENDRANAGAR
THARAD
UMERGAON
UNA
VADODARA
VALSAD
VERAVAL
GANDHINAGAR (DD News)
BHAVNAGAR (DD News)
JAMNAGAR (DD News)
VADODRA (DD News)

VLPTs (RLS) (3)
KAKRAPAR
                     NETRANG
                     SAGWARA

HARYANA **
Area -44212 sq.kms   LPTs (22)
Pop. -210.83 lakhs   BHIWANI
Coverage (%)         CHARKHI DADRI
                     FATEHABAD
Area -96.8           FIROZPUR JHIRKA
Pop. -98.7           HISSAR
Total trans. - 20    JIND
                     KAITHAL
                     MAHENDERGARH
                     MEHAM
                     NARNAUL
                     REWARI
                     ROHTAK
                     SIRSA
                     TOHANA
                     AMBALA (DD News)
                     BHIWANI (DD News)
                     HISSAR (DD News)
                     KARNAL (DD News)
                     KURUKSHETRA (DD News)
                     MANDI DABWALI (DD News)
                     NARNAUL (DD News)
                     YAMUNANAGAR (DD News)

HIMACHAL PRADESH
Area -55673 sq.kms   HPTs (4)
Pop. -60.77 lakhs    KASAULI
Coverage (%)         SHIMLA
Area -43.2           SHIMLA (DD News)
Pop. -67.4           KASAULI (DD News)
Total trans. - 54    LPTs (9)
                     BILASPUR
                     DHARAMSHALA
                     KULLU
                     MANALI
                     MANDI
                     RAMPUR
                     SUNDER NAGAR
SUJANPUR
MANDI (DD News)

VLPTs (39)
AJHU FORT
ASHAPURI
AWAH DEVI
BAIJNATH
BANDLA
BANJAR
BHARMOUR
BHARTHI
BIJLI MAHADEV
CHAMBA
CHAUPAL
CHAURI KHAS
CHIRGAON
DALHAUSI
DIAR
HAMIRPUR
HOLI
JAHALMA
JATINGIRI (PHOOLADHAR)
JOGINDERNAGAR
KAJA
KALPA
KARSOG
KEYLONG
KHARA PATHAR
KOTKHAI
NEHRI
NICHAR
PALAMPUR
PARWANOO
PIRBHAYANU
ROHRU
SARKAGHAT
SHIVBADAR
THANEDAR
TISSA
UDAIPUR
UNA
VEER
                      TRANSPOSERs (2)
                      RAJGARH
                      SOLAN

Jharkhand             HPTs(5)
Area -79714sq.kms     DALTONGANJ
Pop. -269.09lakhs     RANCHI
Coverage (%)          JAMSHEDPUR
Area -96.7            JAMSHEDPUR (DD News)
Pop. -97.4            RANCHI (DD News)
Total trans. - 27
                       LPTs (19)
                      BARHARWA
                      BOKARO
                      CHAIBASA
                      DEOGHAR
                      DHANBAD
                      DUMKA
                      GHATSHILA
                      GIRIDH
                      GODDA
                      GUMLA
                      HAZARIBAG
                      KODARMA
                      LOHARDAGA
                      MUSHABANI
                      NOAMUNDY
                      SARAIKELLA
                      CHATRA
                      BOKARO (DD News)
                      DHANBAD (DD News)

                      VLPT (3)
                      SIMDEGA
                      RAMGARH HILL
                      GARHWA (DD News)

JAMMU & KASHMIR **
Area -222236 sq.kms   HPTs (19)
Pop. -100.70 lakhs    JAMMU
Coverage (%)          KATHUA
Area -40.0           LEH
Pop. -94.8           POONCH
Total trans. - 131   SRINAGAR
                     KUPWARA (int.)
                     NAUSHERA
                     SAMBA (int.)
                     GUREZ
                     TITHWAL
                     JAMMU (DD News)
                     NAUSHERA (DD News)
                     SAMBA (DD News) (int.)
                     SRINAGAR (DD News)
                     GUREZ (DD News)
                     SRINAGAR (Kashir Ch.)
                     TITHWAL (Kashir Ch.)
                     KUPWARA (Kashir Ch.) (int.)
                     POONCH (Kashir Ch.)

                     LPTs (20)
                     ANANTNAG (mobile) (RLS)
                     BANDIPORE (mobile) (RLS)
                     CHOWKIBAL (mobile) (RLS)
                     DARHAL (mobile)
                     DHARAMSAL (mobile)
                     KARGIL
                     KULGAM (mobile) (RLS)
                     PATTAN (mobile) (RLS)
                     PATNITOP (mobile)
                     QUAZIGUND (mobile) (RLS)
                     RAJDHANIPASS (mobile) (RLS)
                     POONCH
                     RAJOURI
                     RIASI
                     WUSAN (mobile) (RLS)
                     UDHAMPUR
                     URI (mobile) (RLS)
                     BARAMULLA (mobile) (DD News)
                     KATHUA (DD News)
                     LEH (DD News)

                     VLPTs (91)
                     ABRAN
                     ARDH KUMARI
ARNAS
ASHMUQAM (RLS)
BANI
BANIHAL
BARAMULLA (RLS)
BASGO
BASOLI
BATALIK
BATOT
BHADARWA
BILAWAR
BODH KHURBOO
BONIYAR (RLS)
BUDHAL
CHAKROI
CHANANI
CHUMATHANG
CHUSHUL
DAH
DASKIT
DHAR
DODA
DOMCHUK
DOONGI GRATI
DRAS
FATULA
GUJJARON NAGROTA
GULMARG (CHEEMAPOST)
(RLS)
HANLE
HIRA NAGAR
ICHAR
JAJJAR KOTLI
KALAKOT
KANGAN (RLS)
KERI
KHALSI
KHALTAI
KHREW (RLS)
KISHTWAR
KOTRANKA
KUD
LATI
LOLAB VALLEY (RLS)
LORAN
MACHIL (RLS)
MAHORE
MANDI
MANIGAM (RLS)
MANJAKOT
MANSUR
MENDHAR
MOHRA (RLS)
MULBEKH
NAGROTA
NYEMA
NIMU
NOWGAM (RLS)
PADAM
PAHALGAM (RLS)
PANAMIK
PANICKER
PONI
PULWAMA (RLS)
RAMBAN
RAMKOT
RAMNAGAR
RINGDOM GOMPA
SAKTI
SANASAR
SANKOO
SHOPIAN (RLS)
SIACHIN (BASECAMP )
SONMARG (RLS)
SUDH-MAHADEV
SUNDERBANI
TANGMARG
TANGSTE
TATAPANI
THANAMANDI
THATHRI
TILEL
TIMSOGAM
TRAL (RLS)
TREGAM (RLS)
TURTOK
                      URI
                      YUSMARG (RLS)
                      ZANGLA
                      KARGIL (Kashir Ch.)

                      TRANSPOSER (1)
                      SURANKOT




KARNATAKA **
Area -191794 sq.kms   HPTs (12)
Pop. -527.34 lakhs    BANGALORE
Coverage (%)          DHARWAD
Area -76.2            GULBARGA
Pop. - 82.4           SHIMOGA
Total trans. - 66     HASSAN
                      MANGALORE
                      MYSORE
                      RAICHUR
                      BANGALORE (DD News)
                      GULBARGA (DD News)
                      DHARWAD (DD News)
                      MYSORE (DD News)


                      LPTs (49)
                      ARSIKERE
                      ATHANI
                      BAGALKOT
                      BANTWAL
                      BASAVA KALYAN
                      BELGAUM
                      BELLARY
                      BELTHANGADI
                      BHATKAL
                      BIDAR
                      BIJAPUR
                      CHICKMAGLUR
                      CHIKODI
                      CHITRADURGA
                      DANDELI
DAVANGERE
GADAG BETGARI
GANGAWATI
GOKAK
HARPHANHALLI
HATTIHAL
HIRIYUR
HOLENARSIPUR
HOSDURG
HOSPET
HUNGOND
INDI
KARWAR
KOLAR GOLD FIELD
KOPPA
KUMTA
MEDIKERI
MUDHOL
MUDIGERE
MUNDARGI
PAVAGADA
PUTTUR
RAMADURG
RANIBENNUR
SAGAR
SANDUR
SINDHNUR
SIRSI
TALIKOTA
TIPTUR
TUMKUR
UDIPI
BELLARY (DD News)
DAVANGERE (DD News)

VLPTs (RLS)(7)
BADAMI
HUVIN HIPPARGI
KUDLIGI
MADHUGIRI
SAKLESHPUR
SRINGERI
                     SULYA

KERALA **
Area -38863 sq.kms   HPTs (7)
Pop. -318.38 lakhs   CALICUT
Coverage (%)         COCHIN
Area -99.1           TRIVANDRUM
Pop. -99.2           CANNANORE (int.)
Total trans. - 33    CALICUT (DD News)
                     COCHIN (DD News)
                     TRIVANDRUM (DD News)

                     LPTs (22)
                     ADOOR
                     ATTAPADI
                     CHANGANACHERRY
                     CHENGANNUR
                     IDUKKI
                     KALPETTA
                     KANHANGARH
                     KASARGOD
                     KAYAMKULAM
                     KOTTARAKARA
                     MALLAPURAM
                     MANJERI
                     PALA
                     PALGHAT
                     PATHANAMTHITTA
                     PUNALUR
                     SHORANUR
                     TELLICHERRY
                     THODUPUZHA
                     TRICHUR
                     CANNANORE (DD News)
                     TRICHUR (DD News)


                     VLPTs (RLS)(4)
                     DEVIKOLAM
                     ERATUPPETA
                     KANJIRAPALLI
                     MUNDAKAYAM
MADHYA PRADESH **
Area -308346 sq.kms   HPTs (10)
Pop. -603.85 lakhs    BHOPAL
Coverage (%)          GWALIOR
Area -76.4            INDORE
Pop. -77.1            JABALPUR
Total trans. - 78     SHAHDOL
                      GUNA
                      BHOPAL (DD News)
                      INDORE (DD News)
                      JABALPUR (DD News)
                      GWALIOR (DD News)

                      LPTs (63)
                      AGAR
                      ALIRAJPUR
                      ASHOKNAGAR
                      BADA MALHERA
                      BADWANI
                      BALAGHAT
                      BARELI
                      BETUL
                      BHANDER
                      BHANPURA
                      BHIND
                      BIJAIPUR
                      BURHANPUR
                      CHANDERI
                      CHHATRAPUR
                      CHHINDWARA
                      DAMOH
                      DATIA
                      GADARWARA
                      GAROT
                      HARDA
                      ITARSI
                      JAORA
                      JHABUA
                      KARAIRA
                      KELARAS
                      KHANDWA
KHARGAON
KHURAI
KUKDESHWAR
KUKSHI
KURWAI
LAHAR
LAKHNADON
MAIHAR
MALANJKHAND
MANDLA
MANDSAUR
MULTAI
MURWARA
NAGDA
NARSIMHAPUR
NEEMUCH
PANCHMARHI
PANNA
PIPARIA
RAGHOGARH
RAJGARH
RATLAM
REWA
SAGAR
SATNA
SEONI
SHAJAPUR
SHEOPUR
SHIVPURI
SIDHI
SINDHWA
SINGRAULI
SIRONJ
SITAMAU
TIKAMGARH
UJJAIN


VLPTs (5)
ALOT
BUDHNI
DIAMOND MINING PROJ.
PARASIA
                      SINGRAULI

MAHARASHTRA **
Area -307713 sq.kms   HPTs (14)
Pop. -967.52 lakhs    AMBAJOGAI
Coverage (%)          AURANGABAD
Area -81.9            CHANDRAPUR
Pop. -90.1            MUMBAI
Total trans. - 124    NAGPUR
                      PUNE
                      RATNAGIRI
                      JALGAON(int.)
                      MUMBAI (DD News)
                      NAGPUR (DD News)
                      PUNE (DD News)
                      AURANGABAD (DD News)
                      AMBAJOGAI (DD News)
                      MUMBAI (Digital)

                      LPTs (89)
                      ACHALPUR
                      ACOT
                      AHERI
                      AHMEDNAGAR
                      AKALKOT
                      AKLUJ
                      AKOLA
                      AMALNER
                      AMRAVATI
                      ARVI
                      BADLAPUR
                      BARSHI
                      BHAMRAGAD
                      BHUSAWAL
                      BID
                      BRAHAMPURI
                      BULDANA
                      CHANDUR
                      CHIKHLI
                      CHIPLUN
                      DARYAPUR
                      DEORUKH
DHADGAON
DHARMABAD
DHULE
DIGLUR
GARHCHIROLI
GONDIA
HINGANGHAT
HINGOLI
ICHALKARANJI
JALNA
KANKAULI
KARAD
KARANJA
KHAMGAON
KHANAPUR
KHOPOLI
KINWAT
KOLHAPUR
MAHAD
MALEGAON
MANGAL WEDHA
MANGAON
MANMAD
MEHEKAR
MHASLE
MORSHI
NANDED
NANDURBAR
NASIK
NAVAPUR
OSMANABAD
PANDHARKAWADA
PANDHARPUR
PARBHANI
PATAN (SATARA)
PHALTAN
PULGAON
PUSAD
RAJAPUR
RAVER
RISSOD
SANGAMNER
SANGLI
SATANA
SATARA
SHAHAD
SHIRDI
SHIRPUR
SHOLAPUR
SIRONCHA
TUMSAR
UMERGA
UMERKHED
WANI
WARDHA
WASHIM
YAVATMAL
AKOLA (DD News)
AMRAVATI (DD News)
BHANDARA (DD News)
DHULE (DD News)
KOLHAPUR (DD News)
MALEGAON (DD News)
NANDED (DD News)
NASIK (DD News)
SANGLI (DD News)
SHOLAPUR (DD News)

VLPTs (RLS) (20)
AMBET
ARJUNI
ASHTI
BHOKAR
CHIKALDHARA
CHIMUR
JUNNAR
KARANJA (WARDHA)
KARJAT
KHED
KOREGAON
KURKHEDA
MALKAPUR
MALWAN
PIMPALNER-SAKRI
SAKOLI
                     SINDEWAHI
                     TIWSA
                     VASANTGARH
                     WAI

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     AURANGABAD


MANIPUR **
Area -22327 sq.kms   HPT (3)
Pop. -23.88 lakhs    IMPHAL
Coverage (%)         CHURACHANDPUR
Area -40.6           IMPHAL (DD News)
Pop. -69.8
Total trans. - 8     LPT (1)
                     UKHRUL

                     VLPTs (4)
                     CHANDEL
                     KANGPOKPI
                     MOREH
                     SENAPATI


MEGHALAYA **
Area -22429 sq.kms   HPTs (4)
Pop. -23.06 lakhs    SHILLONG
Coverage (%)         TURA
Area -95.1           TURA (DD News)
Pop. -97.8           SHILLONG (DD News)
Total trans. - 10
                     LPTs (3)
                     JOWAI
                     WILLIAMNAGAR
                     CHERAPUNJI

                     VLPTs (2)
                     BAGHMARA
                     NONGSTOIN

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     SHILLONG

MIZORAM **
Area -21081sq.kms    HPTs (3)
Pop. -8.91 lakhs     AIZWAL
Coverage (%)         LUNGLEI
Area -71.3           AIZWAL (DD News)
Pop. -75.2
Total trans. - 8     LPT (2)
                     LAWNGTLAI
                     LUNGLEI (DD News)

                     VLPTs (2)
                     CHAMPHAI
                     SAIHA

                     TRANSPOSER(1)
                     AIZWAL

NAGALAND **
Area -16579 sq.kms   HPTs (3)
Pop. -19.88 lakhs    KOHIMA
Coverage (%)         MOKOKCHUNG
Area -71.5           KOHIMA (DD News)
Pop. -72.4
Total trans. - 14    LPTs (3)
                     DIMAPUR
                     TUENSANG
                     MOKOKCHUNG (DD News)

                     VLPTs (6)
                     MON
                     PHEK
                     SATAKHA
                     SHAMTORI
                     WOKHA
                     ZUNHEBOTO

                     TRANSPOSERs (2)
                     KOHIMA
                     BARA BASTI
ORISSA **
Area -155707 sq.kms   HPTs (7)
Pop. -367.07 lakhs    BALESHWAR
Coverage (%)          BHAWANIPATNA
Area -88.7            CUTTACK
Pop. -93.3            SAMBALPUR
Total trans. - 94     BERHAMPUR
                      CUTTACK (DD News)
                      SAMBALPUR (DD News)

                      LPTs (68)
                      ANANDPUR
                      ANGUL
                      ATHAMALIK
                      BALANGIR
                      BALIGURHA
                      BANAPUR
                      BARGARH
                      BARIPADA
                      BHADRAK
                      BHANJANAGAR
                      BHUBAN
                      BIRMITRAPUR
                      BONAI
                      BOUDH
                      BRAJRAJNAGAR
                      CHIKTI
                      DASRATHPUR
                      DEOGARH
                      DHENKANAL
                      DURGAPUR
                      G.UDAIGIRI
                      GONDIYA
                      JEYPORE
                      JODA
                      KABISURYANAGAR
                      KAMAKHYANAGAR
                      KARANJIA
                      KEONJHARGARH
                      KHANDPARA
KHARIAR
KORAPUT
KOTPAD
KUCHINDA
LUTHERPUNK
MALKANGIRI
MOHANA
NARSINGHPUR
NAVRANGPUR
NUAPARA
PADAMPUR
PADMAPURAM
PADUA
PALLAHARA
PARADEEP
PARLAKHEMUNDI
PATNAGARH
PHULBANI
PURI
RAIRANGPUR
RAJGANGAPUR
RAJRANAPUR
RAYAGADA
REDHAKHOL
ROURKELA
SIMLGUDA
SOHELA
SONEPUR
SUNDERGARH
TALCHER
TUSHARA
UMERKOTE
BALESHWAR (DD News)
BALIAPAL (DD News)
BHUBNESHWAR (DD News)
DHENKANAL (DD News)
DUDHARKOT (DD News)
KENDRAPARA (DD News)
TIRTOL (DD News)

VLPTs (18)
                     AUL - RLS
                     BADA BARBIL
                     CHITRAKONDA - RLS
                     JAYAPATNA
                     KALAMPUR - RLS
                     KASHIPUR - RLS
                     KOKSARA
                     LANJIGARH -RLS
                     MACHHKUND - RLS
                     NAGCHI - RLS
                     NAYAGARH - RLS
                     PAIKAMAL - RLS
                     SABDEGA - RLS
                     SIMLIPALGARH - RLS
                     SUKINDA - RLS
                     THOUMAL RAMPUR
                     ROURKELA (DD News)
                     LALITGIRI (DD News)

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     SUNABEDA


PUNJAB **
Area -50362 sq.kms   HPTs (6)
Pop. -242.89lakhs    AMRITSAR
Coverage (%)         BHATINDA
Area -99.9           JALANDHAR
Pop. -99.9           FAZILKA (int.)
Total trans. - 12    JALANDHAR (DD News)
                     AMRITSAR (DD News) (int.)

                     LPTs (5)
                     ABOHAR
                     FIROZPUR
                     GURDASPUR
                     PATHANKOT
                     PATIALA

                     TRANSPOSER (1)
                     TALWARA
RAJASTHAN **
Area -342239 sq.kms   HPTs (10)
Pop. -564.73 lakhs    BARMER (int.)
Coverage (%)          BUNDI
Area -71.8            JAIPUR
Pop. -78.8            JAISALMER
Total trans. - 99     JODHPUR
                      AJMER
                      AJMER (DD News)
                      BUNDI (DD News)
                      JAIPUR (DD News)
                      JODHPUR (DD News)

                      LPTs (71)
                      ALWAR
                      ANUPGARH
                      BALI
                      BANSWARA
                      BARAN
                      BARI SADRI
                      BARMER
                      BASAVA
                      BHADRA
                      BHARATPUR
                      BHILWARA
                      BHINMAL
                      BIKANER
                      CHIRAWA
                      CHITTAURGARH
                      CHURU
                      DEEG
                      DUNGARPUR
                      GANGANAGAR
                      GANGAPUR (S.M.Pur)
                      HANUMANGARH
                      HINDAUN
                      JAISALMER
                      JALORE
                      JHALAWAR
                      JHUNJHUNUN
KARANPUR
KARAULI
KESRIAJI
KHAJUWALA
KHETRI
KISHNAGARH-VAS (ALWAR)
KOTPUTLI
KUSHALGARH
MAKRANA
MOUNT ABU
NAGAR
NAGAUR
NATHDWARA
NAVALGARH
NIMAJ
NOHAR
NOKHA
PALI
PHALODI
PILANI
PIRAWA
PRATAPGARH
RAISINGHNAGAR
RAJGARH (CHURU)
RATANGARH
RAWATSAR
SAGWARA
SALUMBER
SARDARSHAHR
SAWAIMADHOPUR
SHAHPURA
SIKAR
SIROHI
SOJAT
SRIDUNGARGARH
SUJANGARH
SURATGARH
TARANAGAR
TONK
UDAIPUR
VALLABHNAGAR
                    ALWAR (DD News)
                    BANSI (DD News)
                    BIKANER (DD News)
                    UDAIPUR (DD News)

                    VLPT (17)
                    AMET
                    ANDHI
                    BHIM
                    CHAUMAHLA
                    DEOGARH
                    FATEHPUR
                    GANGAPUR (BHILWARA)
                    KOTRA
                    KUMBHALGARH
                    LAXMANGARH
                    MANDALGARH
                    NEEM KA THANA
                    RAJGARH (ALWAR)
                    RAWATBHATA
                    SIKRAI
                    TIBI
                    VIRATNAGAR


                    TRANSPOSERs (2)
                    JAMUA RAMGARH
                    LALSOT


SIKKIM **
Area -7096 sq.kms   HPTs (2)
Pop. -5.40 lakhs    GANGTOK
Coverage (%)        GANGTOK (DD News)
Area - 80.4
Pop. -95.7          VLPTs (6)
Total trans. - 8    GYALSHING
                    MANGAN
                    NAMCHI
                    RANGPO
                    SINGTAM
                      ZORETHANG

TAMILNADU **
Area -130058 sq.kms   HPTs (8)
Pop. -621.11 lakhs    CHENNAI
Coverage (%)          KODAIKANAL
Area -93.6            RAMESHWARAM
Pop. 93.5             KUMBAKONAM (int.)
Total trans. - 71     CHENNAI (DD News)
                      KODAIKANAL (DD News)
                      CHENNAI (Podigai channel)
                      CHENNAI (Digital)

                      LPTs (55)
                      ARANI
                      AMBASAMUDRAM
                      AMBUR
                      ARCOT
                      ATTUR
                      CHEYYAR
                      CHIDAMBARAM
                      COIMBATORE
                      COONOOR
                      COURTALAM
                      CUDDALORE
                      DENKANIKOTTA
                      DHARMAPURI
                      ERODE
                      GUDIYATAM
                      KALLAKURCHI
                      KRISHNAGIRI
                      MARTHANDAM
                      MAYURAM
                      NAGAPATTINAM
                      NAGARCOIL
                      NATTAM
                      NEYVELI
                      PALANI
                      PATTUKOTTAI
                      PERANAMPET
                      POLLACHI
PUDUKOTTAI
RAJAPALAYAM
SALEM
SHANKARANKOVIL
THANJAVUR
THIRUVAIYARU
TINDIVANAM
TIRUCHENDUR
TIRUCHIRAPALLI
TIRUNELVELI
TIRUPATTUR
TIRUVANNAMALAI
TUTICORIN
UDAGAMANDALAM
UDUMALPET
VANDAVASI
VANIYAMBADI
VELLORE
VILLUPURAM
COIMBATORE (DD News)
ERODE (DD News)
MADURAI (DD News)
SALEM (DD News)
TIRUCHIRAPALLI (DD News)
TIRUNELVELI (DD News)
TIRUPATTUR (DD News)
TUTICORIN (DD News)
VELLORE (DD News)

VLPTs (RLS) (7)
GINGEE
KANCHIPURAM
METTUPALAYAM
TIRUVANAMALAI
VALLIUR
VALPARAI
VAZA PADI

TRANSPOSERs (1)
DINDIGUL
TRIPURA **            HPT (2)
Area -10486 sq.kms    AGARTALA
Pop. -31.91 lakhs     AGARTALA (DD News)
Coverage (%)
Area -93.5            LPTs (5)
Pop. -93.5            KAILASAHAR
Total trans. - 9      AMARPUR
                      TELIAMURA
                      JOLAIBARI
                      KAILASAHAR (DD News)

                      VLPT (1)
                      DHARMA NAGAR

                      TRANSPOSER (1)
                      BELLONIA

UTTAR PRADESH **
Area -238571 sq.kms   HPTs (18)
Pop. -1660.53 lakhs   AGRA
Coverage (%)          ALLAHABAD
Area -90.1            BAREILLY
Pop. -96.3            GORAKHPUR
Total trans. - 85     KANPUR
                      LUCKNOW
                      MAU
                      VARANASI
                      BANDA
                      LAKHIMPUR
                      FAIZABAD
                      AGRA (DD News)
                      ALLAHABAD (DD News)
                      BAREILLY (DD News)
                      GORAKHPUR (DD News)
                      KANPUR (DD News)
                      LUCKNOW (DD News)
                      VARANASI (DD News)

                      LPTs (63)
AKBARPUR
ALIGARH
AMROHA
ATHDAMA
AURAIYA
BAHRAICH
BALLIA
BALRAMPUR
BASTI
BIDHUNA
CHHIBRAMAU
DEORIA
DUDHINAGAR
ETAH
ETAWAH
FARRUKHABAD
FATEHPUR
GANJ DUNDWARA
GAURIGANJ
GONDA
HARDOI
JAGDISHPUR
JHANSI
KARWI
KASGANJ
KOSI
LALGANJ(Rae Bareilly)
LALITPUR
MAHOBA
MAHRONI
MAINPURI
MAU RANIPUR
MOHAMMADABAD
MORADABAD
NANPARA
NARORA
NAUGARH
OBRA
ORAI
PILIBHIT
PURANPUR
                    RAE BARELI
                    RAMPUR
                    RATH
                    RUDAULI
                    SAMBHAL
                    SHAHJAHANPUR
                    SIKANDERPUR
                    SITAPUR
                    SULTANPUR
                    TALBEHAT
                    THIRWA
                    ALIGARH (DD News)
                    AZAMGARH (DD News)
                    JHANSI (DD News)
                    LALGANJ(Pratapgarh) (DD News)
                    MATHURA (DD News)
                    MAU (DD News)
                    MORADABAD (DD News)
                    RAMPUR (DD News)
                    RASRA (DD News)
                    SHAHJAHANPUR (DD News)
                    SULTANPUR (DD News)

                    VLPTs (4)
                    KHUBIA NANGAL
                    MANIKPUR
                    MANKAPUR
                    THAKURDWARA (DD News)


UTTARANCHAL         HPTs (2)
Area -55845sq.kms   MUSSOORIE
Pop. -84.79 lakhs   MUSSOORIE (DD News)
Coverage (%)
Area -57.4          LPTs(16)
Pop. -81.4          BACHHER
Total trans. - 53   CHAMPAWAT
                    DAK PATHAR
                    HALDWANI
                    HARIDWAR
                    KALAGARH
KASHIPUR
KHETIKHAN
KOTDWAR
NAINI DANDA
NAINITAL
NEW TEHRI
PAURI
PITHORAGARH
TANAKPUR
KHETIKHAN (DD News)

VLPTs(33)
ALMORA
AROLI (BANOLI)
BADRINATH
BAGESHWAR
BASOT
BHATIARI
CHAUKHATIA
DEVPRAYAG
DEWAL
DHARCHULA
DIDIHAT
DUGADDA
FATA
GAJJA
GHANDYAL
GOPESHWAR
JOSHIMATH
KALJIKHAL
KARAN PRAYAG
KAUSANI
MANESHWAR
MANILA
MUNSIARI
NANDPRAYAG
NAUGAONKHAL
OKHIMATH
POKHRI
PRATAPNAGAR
RAJGRAHI
                     RANIKHET
                     RUDERPRAYAG
                     THARALI
                     UTTRAKASHI

                     TRANSPOSERS(2)
                     MUSSOORIE
                     SRINAGAR


WEST BENGAL **
Area -88752 sq.kms   HPTs (13)
Pop. -802.21 lakhs   ASANSOL
Coverage (%)         KOLKATA
Area -97.0           KRISHNANAGAR
Pop. -97.1           KURSEONG
Total trans. - 35    MURSHIDABAD
                     SHANTINIKETAN
                     BALURGHAT (int.)
                     KHARAGPUR (int.)
                     MURSHIDABAD (DD News)
                     ASANSOL (DD News)
                     KOLKATA (DD News)
                     KOLKATA (Bangla channel)
                     KOLKATA (Digital)

                     LPTs (21)
                     ALIPURDUAR
                     BAGHMANDI
                     BALRAMPUR
                     BARDHAMAN
                     BISHNUPUR
                     CONTAI
                     COOCH BIHAR
                     DARJEELING
                     FARAKKA
                     GARHBETA
                     JHALDA
                     JHARGRAM
                     KALIMPONG
                     KALNA
                    MALDAH
                    MEDINIPUR
                    PURULIYA
                    RANAGHAT
                    RAYNA
                    SHANTINIKETAN (DD News)
                    BASANTI (DD News)

                    VLPT (RLS) (1)
                    EGRA




A.& N ISLANDS **
Area -8249 sq.kms   LPTs (3)
Pop. -3.56 lakhs    CAR NICOBAR
Coverage (%)        PORT BLAIR
Area -27.4          PORT BLAIR (DD News)
Pop. -97.7
Total trans. - 15   VLPTs (12)
                    BARATANG
                    CAMPBEL BAY
                    DIGLIPUR
                    GREAT NICOBAR
                    HAVELOCK
                    HUTBAY
                    KALIGHAT
                    KATCHAL
                    MAYABUNDER
                    NANCOWRY
                    RANGAT
                    SWARAJ GRAM

CHANDIGARH **
Area -114 sq.kms    LPTs (1)
Pop. -9.01lakhs     CHANDIGARH
Coverage (%)
Area -99.9
Pop. -99.9
Total trans. - 1
DADRA & NAGAR
HAVELI
Area -491 sq.kms     LPT (1)
Pop. -2.20 lakhs     SILVASSA
Coverage (%)
Area -65.2
Pop. -65.0
Total trans. - 1

DAMAN & DIU **
Area -112 sq.kms     LPTs (2)
Pop. -1.58 lakhs     DAMAN
Coverage (%)         DIU
Area -99.9
Pop. -99.9
Total trans. - 2

DELHI **
Area -1483 sq.kms    HPTs (2)
Pop. -137.83 lakhs   DELHI
Coverage (%)         DELHI (DD News)
Area -99.9           DELHI (Digital)
Pop. -99.9
Total trans. - 5     LPTs(2)
                     DELHI (LOK SABHA)
                     DELHI ( RAJYA SABHA)

LAKSHADWEEP **
Area -32 sq.kms      LPT (1)
Pop. -0.60 lakhs     KAVARATTI
Coverage (%)
Area -89.2           VLPTs (9)
Pop. -99.9           AGATTI (RLS)
Total trans. - 10    AMINI (RLS)
                     ANDROTT (RLS)
                     CHETLAT (RLS)
                     KADMAT (RLS)
                     KALPENI (RLS)
                     KILTON (RLS)
                     MINICOY (RLS)
                     KAVARATTI (DD News)
PONDICHERRY **     HPT(1)
Area -492 sq.kms   PONDICHERRY (int.)
Pop. -9.74 lakhs
Coverage (%)       LPTs (3)
Area -99.9         KARAIKAL
Pop. -99.9         PONDICHERRY
Total trans. - 6   PONDICHERRY (DD News)

                   VLPTs (2)
                   MAHE
                   YANAM (RLS)

								
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