The rich culture of Himachal will reach to every nook and corner of the world through Doordarshan : Anurag Thakur
Union Minster Shri Anurag Thakur inaugurates 24X7 service of Doordarshan Himachal
Dated : February 16, 2023
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated the 24-hour telecast service of Doordarshan Kendra, Shimla today. With that the Himachal Doordarshan Kendra Shimla will now provide services to the people of Himachal Pradesh 24/7 from today. The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Sukhwinder Singh was the Guest of Honour on the occasion while Deputy Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Mukesh Agnihotri, Member Parliament, Shimla Shri Suresh Kashyap and CEO, Prasar Bharati , Shri Gaurav Dwivedi were also present there.
While addressing the gathering the Shri Anurag Thakur said that keeping in view the long-standing demand of the people, Doordarshan Kendra, Shimla’s telecast has been dedicated to the people round-the-clock from today. He said, with the commencement of the 24-hour telecast from DD Himachal, not only the news of the State, but also the culture and traditions of the State would get national and international level recognition.
While talking about the rich cultural heritage of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Singh said that the State will have the opportunity to take the art, Culture and literature of Himachal Pradesh to every nook and corner of the world through the medium of Doordarshan. The 24×7 Channel will telecast about the important tourist destinations, religious places, sports, adventure, local handicraft, artisans and stories related to the lives of our brave soldiers. It will also address issues concerning the state’s people. This will not be limited to Himachal Pradesh but will be available throughout India with free DTH Dish so that Himachalis living in other parts of the country can remain in touch with their roots and culture, he added.