Doordarshan Kendra Guwahati

Profile: DDK Guwahati at a Glance - III


Achievements in Revenue Earnings: This Kendra was given a target of Rs.2.0 Crores for the Revenue earnings for the year 2009-2010. We are happy to inform you that we have earn Rs.2,45,00,000 (Rupees two Crores forty five lakhs) for the year 2009-2010.

Achievements / Awards Received: This Kendra bagged 3 Awards in Doordarshan Annual Awards for the year 2009 in the category of:

  • In the Wild Life & Environment category - 'Assam: The Treasure Trove of Nature' produced by Shri Hareswar Laskar, ASD and Shri Bibhu Dutta, Producation Assistant got the award as 'Best Entry for the year, 2009'.
  • In the Women category - Programme entitled "Ekajoli Rod" ( a Handfull of Sunlight) produced by Smt. Ajanta Das, Production Assistant bagged the award as 'Best entry for the year 2009'.
  • Doordarshan Kendra, Guwahati got the award in the category of Best Maintain Kendra in the North East Zone - Shri A. K. Mangalgi, Superintending Engineer, DDK, Guwahati has received the award on behalf of the Kendra.


  • An interview with Sh. Bidya Sagar Narzury, Sahitya Sabha Academy Award winner, 2008 which was telecast on 21.02.2009.
  • Telecast Phone in Live programme on AIDS (Surakshaya) time to time.
  • The Regional News Unit of DDK, Guwahati telecast 11 hour long live bi-lingual panel discussion analysis on the result of Lok Sabha Election, 2009 and 10 numbers of special election bulletins alternatively in English and Assamese language.
  • A poetic symposium entitled "Sambhawana aru Rashtriya Akhandata" was telecast live where eminent poets of Assam were invited to recite their self composed poems in Hindi before the invited audience and it was telecast on 28.05.2009.
  • Some programmes on Swine Flu were being telecast time to time which were presented by some renowned experts.
  • A musical feature based on Silpi Sainik Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha was telecast on 20.06.2009.
  • A live discussion on Railway Budget participated by some dignitaries of Railway Association, economist etc. telecast on 03.07.2009.
  • A special live programme on general Budget analysis participated by some specialists from various fields telecast on 07.07.2009.
  • Golden Jubilee Celebration - 5th December, 2009 at 6-00 p.m. - Folk Evening titled "Sonali Sandhya". Chief Guest - Sri Tarun Gogoi, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam. Live telecast from 6-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. on DD-1, DD-13 and DD Bharati and Western Musical Evening titled "The Golden Odyssey" on 6th December, 2009 live telecast from 6-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. on DD-1, DD-13 and DD Bharati. Artists from Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland. Chief Guest - Justice J. Salameswar, Chief Justice of Guwahati High Court.
  • North East Folk Dance and Drum Festival - 20th February, 2010 titled "Rhythmic North-East" from 5-30 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. live telecast on DD-1, DD-II and DD Bharati. Chief Guest - Shri J. B. Patnaik, Hon'ble Governor of Assam. Guest of Honour - Shri B. S. Lalli, CEO, Prasar Bharati and on 21-02-2010 from 5-30 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Live telecast on DD-1, DD-13 and DD Bharati. Chief Guest - Shri Ranjit Mooshahary, Hon'ble Governor of Meghalaya. Guest of Honour Smt. Aruna Sharma, DG, Doordarshan, New Delhi. Both the days folk artists from all the North East states performed.
  • Silver Jubilee Celebration on 24th March, 2010 from 5-30 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Live telecast on DD-1, DD-13 and DD Bharati. Title - "Rupali Sandhya". Guest of Honour - Shri V. Shivkumar, Member, Prasar Bharati Board. Chief Guest - Shri Tarun Gogoi, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam. Venue - Pragjyoti ITA Cultural Centre, Guwahati. Souvenir on the occasion - "Spandan"

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