Doordarshan Geo-Satellite Center Inaugurated in Gorakhpur | 04 Dec 2021

Why In News

  • On December 3, 2021, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated Doordarshan Earth Satellite Center in Gorakhpur district and 10 KW FM relay center in district Etawah, Gadania district, Lakhimpur Kheri and Nanpara district, Bahraich. Launched.

Key Points

  • Not only eastern Uttar Pradesh, but a large part of Bihar and a large population of Nepal will be benefited through this geo-satellite centre.
  • Also, in the border areas, where there are some anti-national movements and propaganda is done by people involved in anti-national activities, this Doordarshan Kendra will play a big role in preventing that.
  • The broadcast will be done in Bhojpuri language at Gorakhpur Doordarshan Geo-Satellite Center, which will give a platform to Bhojpuri theater workers.
  • 50 lakh people will benefit from the transmitter of district Etawah.