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Doordarshan’s live broadcasting capability gets a boost with 9 new C-Band DSNG vans

Union minister of state (Independent Charge) for Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and Sports & Youth Affairs Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) flagged off 9 DSNG vans for Doordarshan on Monday.

As a part of fleet augmentation programme to enhance the capacity of Doordarshan for live broadcasting, 9 new C-Band DSNG vans has been inducted, which are capable of uplinking HD signals.

These vans have been procured at a cost of Rs. 22.83 Cr (at Rs. 2.54 Cr each) through a Global Tender.

These DSNG Units would enable Doordarshan to enhance its live telecast capability from the North-East as 4 of these DSNGs are meant for Gangtok, Kohima, Imphal, and Agartala.

The DSNG units would boost newsgathering as well as programming initiatives from the hitherto uncovered areas in the North East. Apart from this, new DSNG units are also being deployed at Allahabad, Visakhapatnam, Chandigarh, Jagdalpur, and Pune