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DD News is the only terrestrial cum satellite News Channel of the country. The News Channel of India’s Public Service Broadcaster has been successfully discharging its responsibility to give balanced, fair and accurate news without sensationalizing as well as by carrying different shades of opinion. DD-News channel was launched on 3 November 2003 by converting DD-Metro into a 24-hours news channel. Its satellite footprint is available across the country. DD News terrestrial reach is 49% by population and 25% by area of the country. DD News is currently producing news content in Hindi, English, Urdu and Sanskrit languages. Over 17 hours of LIVE transmission include telecast of more than 30 news bulletins in these languages. Besides this 14 Regional News Units of DD News are producing four regional shows in a day which are aired on DD News. The channel also telecast daily three sports bulletins, one business show, daily current affairs programme. Special shows on Health, Youth issues, Cinema, Art & Culture, flagships schemes, communal harmony, employment opportunities, international events, market developments etc are produced in-house by the News Channel. The news channel is also scrolling news round the clock in Hindi & English with stock tickers (BSE/NSE) and commodity tickers. News Wing of DD News is also producing news content for its sister channels i.e. DD National, DD India and DD Urdu. Five bulletins in Hindi/English of 15 mts duration are being produced daily by news wing for DD National Channel. Recently news wing started producing 10 LIVE bulletins and news scrolling for DD Urdu. DD News has 31 functional Regional News Units / Bureaus which are broadcasting over 170 news bulletins in 23 languages/dialects. RNUs besides producing regional news also cater to DD News in Reporting, Visual feeds & Special Programming. DD News is also very active on the social media platforms. Its Twitter handle @DDNewsLive is tweeting news and updates round the clock. The Youtube channel of DD News is putting out headlines, videos and special programmes for netizens regularly.

Who’s Who

Sr No. Name Designation Landline No (O) E-mail ID
1 Mayank Kumar Agrawal Director General (News) 23097601
2 Priya Kumar ADG (News ) 23097641
3 Chaitanya Prasad ADG (Assignment) 23097603
4 Col. Maneesh Chug ADG (Admn, HR IT) 23097608
5 Nungsanglemba Ao ADG (RNU CDN) 23097604
6 C Senthil Rajan Director(Assignment) 23097626
7 Vivek Vaibhav Director (Admn /HR) 23097667
8 Padma Angmo Director (News/RNU) 23097617
9 A. K. Pathak Director (Engg.) 23097662
10 S. N. Yadav Director (Engg.) 23075259
11 Himanshu Goel Director (Engg.) 23097612
12 Raj Deshmukh Dy. Director(Admn.) 9560385900
13 Adhar Charan Dy. Director(Accounts) 7834875778
14 Akhlesh Kumar Sharma Dy. Director (HR) 9990240279
15 Ritesh Chaudhary Dy. Director (GNR) 23097625
16 Keshava Murthy Dy. Director (NM) 9873841714
17 Sudhir Singh Dy. Director (Assignment) 23097625
18 D Pandurangappa Dy. Director (News) 9810173971
19 A Dhanasekaran Dy.Director (RNU) 8925833904
20 Manikant Thakur Deputy Director (News) 23097666
21 Anubhav Singh Deputy Director (News) 9891090209
22 Meraj Uddin Khan Deputy Director (Urdu) 9936407747
23 Nitin Nilkanth Sapre Deputy Director (News) 9869375422
24 S.P.S.Gulati Dy. Director (Engg.) 9811594241
25 Sudhanshu Ranjan TVANC 23097645
26 GiridharTanwar TVANC 23097621
27 Raman Hitkari ADP (HOP) 23097670
28 Subhash Jain ADP 23097659
29 Vinod Kumar Bairwa Assistant Director (News) 9414607759
30 Manish Shiv Zole Assistant Director (News) 9679146668
31 Rajeev Kumar Rustagi Assistant Director (News) 9599043688
32 Gopal Kumar Gupta Assistant Director (Engg.) 23388542
33 Surendra Kumar Verma Assistant Director (Engg.) 23388542
34 Ajay Sharma Assistant Director (Engg.) 9013496085
35 Satish Kumar Galhotra Assistant Director (Engg.) 8054340949
36 Prakash Pant News Editor 9868418961
37 Prasant Sharma News Editor 9179192596
38 Someshwar Sharma Accountant 23097650
39 Virender Singh Rawat Head Clerk 23097606


Sr No. Section/ Division File No. Subject/ Particulars Issued On Last Date Download
1 Engineering DDN16/171175177/2019-20GE Corrigendum 2020-02-17 2020-02-28 Download
2 Engineering DDN16/171175177/2019-20GE Corrigendum 2020-02-07 2020-02-14 Download
3 Engineering DDN16/171175177/2019-20GE Revised Corrigendum 2020-02-03 2020-02-07 Download
4 Admin DDN5(489)201920-G Tender for the data collection and processing agency for providing the election data to Doordarshan News on the counting day of The Assembly Elections of Delhi 2020 2020-01-17 2020-01-30 Download
5 Engineering DDN16/177/2019-20GE Digital Time Display with LTC 2020-01-13 2020-01-30 Download
6 Engineering DDN16/175/2019-20GE Procurement of Camera Converter 2020-01-13 2020-01-30 Download
7 Engineering DDN16/174/2019-20GE Procurement of MAC Pro Machine 2020-01-13 2020-01-30 Download
8 Engineering DDN16/172/2019-20GE PROCUREMENT OF 32X32 HD SDI ROUTER 2020-01-13 2020-01-30 Download
9 Engineering DDN16/171/2019-20GE Up gradation of Mini NLE System 2020-01-13 2020-01-30 Download
10 Engineering Tenders- 127128131132133134135139148149150151152 Tenders Cancellation 2019-12-16 2019-12-17 Download
11 Engineering DDN16/127/2019-20GE Tender for Stand-alone Video Steamer 2019-12-05 2019-12-09 Download
12 Engineering DDN16/128/2019-20GE Tender for Frame Synchroniser 2019-12-05 2019-12-09 Download
13 Engineering DDN16/152/2019-20GE Procurement of Sony XDCAM PDW U2 Drive 2019-12-03 2019-12-23 Download
14 Engineering DDN16/148/2019-20GE Procurement of Video Patch bays 2019-12-03 2019-12-23 Download
15 Engineering DDN16/149/2019-20GE PROCUREMENT OF 32X32 HD SDI ROUTER 2019-12-03 2019-12-20 Download
16 Engineering DDN16/151/2019-20GE Upgradation of Apple Mac Mini NLE with FCP Software 2019-12-03 2019-12-23 Download
17 Engineering DDN16/150/2019-20GE Procurement of Mac Based NLE System For DD India 2019-12-03 2019-12-23 Download
18 Engineering DDN 16/139/2019-20GE Digital Time Display with LTC 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
19 Engineering DDN 16/135/2019-20GE Procurement of HD SDI Multiplexer Audio Inserter 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
20 Engineering DDN16/134/2019-20GE Procurement of Chassis Frame 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
21 Engineering DDN 16/133/2019-20GE Procurement of Video Patch Panel 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
22 Engineering DDN16/132/2019-20GE Procurement of HD SDI DDA CARDS 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
23 Engineering DDN16/129/2019-20GE Renovating and revamping of the false flooring of room No 218 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
24 Engineering DDN 16/131/2019-20GE Procurement of teleprompting system along with good Laptop 2019-11-27 2019-12-16 Download
25 Admin DDN5(47)2019-20G Tender for the data collection and processing agency for providing the election data to Doordarshan News on the counting day of The Assembly Elections of Jharkhand 2019 2019-11-27 2019-12-11 Download
26 Engineering DDN 16/74/2019-20GE Corrigendum 02 2019-11-01 2019-11-15 Download
27 Engineering DDN16/113/2019-20GE Procurement of Electronics items Laptops 03 Nos for Digital team of DD News 2019-11-01 2019-11-04 Download
28 Engineering DDN 16/74/2019-20GE Corrigendum 2019-10-23 2019-10-31 Download
29 Engineering DDN 16/117/2019-20GE Procurement of Headsets similar to Riedal 2019-10-10 2019-10-30 Download
30 Engineering DDN16/114/2019-20GE Procurement of MDU size 1 RU, 16 Amp rating with at least 14 nos of power points. 2019-10-17 2019-11-04 Download
31 Engineering DDN16/115/2019-20GE Supply Laying Termination with Thumbling for Power Supply Cable in Room No224 PCR at DD News Mandi House New Delhi 2019-10-11 2019-10-29 Download
32 Engineering DDN16/116/2019-20GE Dismantling Providing and Installation of Electrical Items in Room No 224 PCR at DD News Mandi House Delhi 2019-10-11 2019-10-29 Download
33 Engineering DDN16/103/2019-20GE Fabrication of operational panel Desk for News Room PCR 2019-10-01 2019-10-17 Download
34 Engineering DDN16/109/2019-20GE Procurement of 1 to 16 Channel Multi Viewer with SDI and HDMI Outputs for 3G HD SD and Custom Layouts UMDs Audio Meters Graticules and Tallies 2019-10-01 2019-10-21 Download
35 Engineering DDN16/98/2019-20GE Procurement of 100 Meters Camera Hybrid Cables 2019-09-20 2019-10-09 Download
36 Engineering DDN16/100/2019-20GE Procurement of Hybrid Fiber Camera Connectors 2019-09-20 2019-10-09 Download
37 Engineering DDN16/93/2019-20GE Dismantling and disposal of old false ceiling and providing fixing of new false ceiling in Room No 224 of DD News 2019-09-18 2019-10-09 Download
38 Engineering DDN16/89/2019-20GE HD/SD 8/12 Channel Digital Video Switcher 2019-09-17 2019-10-03 Download
39 Engineering DDN16/82/2019-20GE Comprehensive AMC of ACs available in Technical area of DD News 2019-09-04 2019-09-17 Download
40 Engineering DDN16/40/2019-20GE Corrigendum- III 2019-09-03 2019-09-12 Download
41 Engineering DDN16/81/2019-20GE SITC of Video Conferencing System for 28 Participants 2019-08-23 2019-09-12 Download
42 Engineering DDN16/76/2019-20GE Procurement of Raised Floor Tiles for Room No 218 2019-08-23 2019-09-11 Download
43 Engineering DDN16/77/2019-20GE Dismantling disposal Fabrication Supply and Fixing of False Flooring in room No 218 2019-08-23 2019-09-11 Download
44 Engineering DDN16/69/2019-20GE RF lapel microphone transmitter and rack mountable receiver unit for studio purposes 6 nos. 2019-08-19 2019-09-04 Download
45 Engineering DDN16/40/2019-20GE Corrigendum 2019-08-19 2019-08-28 Download
46 Engineering DDN16/59/2019-20GE Dismantling and Disposal of old flooring and Supply and Fixing of heavy duty flexible PVC Vinyl flooring 2019-07-31 2019-08-16 Download
47 Engineering DDN16/60/2019-20GE Supply of Drone Camera with accessories 2019-07-31 2019-08-16 Download
48 Engineering DDN16/40/2019-20GE Repairing of one number of XDCAM VTR. 2019-07-24 2019-08-02 Download
49 Engineering DDN16/46/2019-20GE Procurement of good quality HD-SDI video cable. 2019-07-24 2019-08-07 Download
50 Engineering DDN16/56/2019-20GE Fabrication and fixing of Video Monitoring Wall for News Room Studio of DD News 2019-07-24 2019-08-13 Download
51 Engineering DDN16/57/2019-20GE Procurement of Raised Floor Tiles for Room No 224. 2019-07-24 2019-08-13 Download
52 Engineering DDN16/58/2019-20GE Dismantling disposal Fabrication Supply and Fixing of False Flooring in room No.224 2019-07-23 2019-08-13 Download
53 Admin DDN/DirProg/tender/RNUgraphics2019 TENDER FOR RNU GRAPHICS ON COUNTING DAY- CORRIGENDUM 2019-05-06 2019-05-07 Download
54 Admin DDN/DirProg/tender/RNUgraphics2019 Tender for development of the system of data integration of Election Data at each Regional News Unit based on their specific requirements. 2019-04-23 2019-05-09 Download
55 Admin DDN 5 458 2018/2019 G EXTENSION OF TENDER FOR DATA COLLECTION AND ADDENDUM TO THE TENDER 2019-04-10 2019-04-22 Download
57 Admin DDN5(415)2018-19G ADDENDUM TO THE TENDER FOR DATA COLLECTION FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS. 2019-03-22 2019-03-23 Download
58 Engineering DDN 5(560) 2018 -19 G CORRIGEUDUM 2 – HIRING OF 5 SETS OF AUDIO MONITORING SYSTEMS 2019-02-25 2019-02-26 Download
60 Engineering DDN-5(460)/2018-19 G TENDER FOR HIRING OF 5 SETS OF AUDIO MONITORING SYSTEMS 2019-02-19 0000-00-00 Download
61 Admin DDN/5/115 HIRING OF 300 MBPS INTERNET LEASE LINE 2018-09-06 2018-09-19 Download


Sr No. Section/ Division File No. Subject/ Particulars Issued On Wing Download
1 Contractual RNU/Revised guidelines/2010/Admin/RU Stringers guideline 2019-03-14 CONTRACTUAL Download


Sr No. Section/ Division Subject/ Particulars Issued/ Published On Last Date Details(in pdf/word)
1 Contractual Requirement of 7 Content Executives for Social Media on annual contract basis. 2020-07-01 2020-07-20 Download
2 Contractual Empanelment of Anchor for News Bulletins for Hearing Impaired on 07 assignment in a month. 2019-09-20 2019-10-11 Download
3 Contractual Intimation notice for empanel as casual on 7 Assignements in a month as Copy Editor (English) Reporter Packaging Editor Website Editor 2019-09-16 2019-09-23 Download
4 Contractual Advertisement notice to empanel Post Production Assistant on 7 assignment basis 2019-09-06 2019-09-20 Download
5 Contractual Intimation Notice of Skill Test in the category of Camera Person Grade II for DD India English News Channel 2019-09-06 2019-09-17 Download
6 Contractual Intimation notice of skill in the category of Post Production Assistant Grade I English 2019-09-03 2019-09-13 Download
7 Contractual Written Examination for the various categories on 01 09 2019 for DD India 2019-08-30 2019-09-01 Download
8 Contractual Proposal for engagement of contractuals in various categories for DD India 2019-08-27 2019-09-01 Download
9 Contractual Written Examination for the various categories on 01 09 2019 for DD India 2019-08-23 2019-09-01 Download
10 Contractual Re-schedule of Personality Test for the candidates who will be qualified in Screening cum Audition test of Anchor cum Correspondent Grade I 2019-08-16 2019-08-21 Download
11 Contractual Doordarshan News is looking to empanel persons on 07 Assignments/Shift in a month for different categories. 2019-08-14 2019-08-30 Download
12 Contractual Screening cum Audition Test for the category of Anchor Cum Correspondent Grade-I 2019-08-09 2019-08-20 Download
13 Contractual Doordarshan News, New Delhi is looking to engage various categories of contractuals on annual contract basis for DD India English News Channel. 2019-06-25 2019-07-12 Download
14 Contractual Walk in interview for Admn. Associates among retired Govt. Servant. 2019-06-10 2019-06-17 Download
15 Contractual Empanellment of Casual Assignee. 2019-02-25 2019-02-28 Download
16 Contractual Declaration of result for engagement of Interns in DD News – reg 2019-02-21 0000-00-00 Download
17 Contractual Empanelment of Stringers in Regional News Unit Dooradrshan Kendra, Thiruvananthapuram 2019-02-05 0000-00-00 Download
18 Contractual DD News invites online application from eligible candidates for being empanelled as casual assignees (Maximum 7 days/assignment in a month) 2019-01-29 0000-00-00 Download
19 Contractual Engagement of 2 PS/PA and one admin associate on contractual basis in DD News 2018-03-08 2018-03-19 Download
20 Contractual A walk-in-interview for Associates(Admin/PS/PA) in DD News 2018-03-20 2018-03-23 Download


Sr No. Name/ Designation Address Subject Appellate Authority


Location Name Designation Mobile Email
Agartala Shri Nisith Joshi News Editor 9436168609, 0381-2370076
AIR (Addll. Charge)
Ahmedabad Sh. DharmendraTewari Director(News) & RNU Head 9426513964, 079-26850299
26852073 (Fax)
Shri Utsav Parmar Assistant Director
Aizawl Shri T Siama PEX (News) & Head of RNU 9436140425, 0389-2361101/2361109
Bengaluru Ms Pallavi Chinya Director (News) & RNU Head 9448490242, 080-23439377 & 23336040 (o)
080-23333990 (Fax)
Shri Nijo Verghese Dy. Director (News) 9496366830
Shri Yashwant M S Assistant Director (News) 9449813477
Sh. N D Prasad Asstt. Director (News) 9448483203
Bhopal Ms. Pooja P. Vardhan Dy. Director (News) & RNU Head 9589943350, 9425006662
0755-2738064- 0755-2661202
Shri Satyendra Sharan Assistant Director (News) 9425006663
Bhubaneshwar Shri Sitanath Mishra Deputy Director (News) 9437489714, 0674-2301058/2301048
0674-2300800 (Fax)
Mrs. Rizwana Akhtar TV ANC 099383-64002
Shri G K Mohapatra Deputy Director (RO, CBFC, Cuttuck)
Chandigarh Shri Akansha Saxena News Editor 9888882888, 9463702863, 0172-2686595
Chennai Sh. J. Kamraj Dy. Director (News) 9444089006, 044-25365992
Shri I Vijayan Dy. Director (News)
Sh. Raj Mohan R Asstt. Director (News) 9495886385
Sh. S. Kulothungan News Editor 9025077636
Sh. Philip Mathews TVANC 9444089007
Dehradun Sh. Raghwesh Pandey Deputy Director (News), AIR (Addll. Charge) 9424208181
Guwahati Shri Ramani kanta Sharma Deputy Director (News) 9435492635
Fax- 0361-2207728
Shri Arindam Bora Asstt. Director (News) 9435117330
Sh. Subhranjan Buragohain News Editor 8133080342
Hisar Sh. Satish Vats PEX& RNU Head 9818536185
Hyderabad Shri G S Babu Deputy Director (Addll. Charge)
Ms. A. Surekha Asstt. Director (News) 9949038532
V. Ramakanth TVNC 9440792974, 040-27038753
Imphal Sh. N. Nando Singh News Editor & RNU Head 9436030597, 0385-2444974/2445825
Shri Abdul Hamid Deputy Director DD, PIB, Imphal
Itanagar Shri Sanjay Pratap Singh Asstt. Director (News) & RNU Head 9436228327, 0361-2211392
Jaipur Shri Pawan Singh Fauzdar Dy. Director (News) & RNU Head 9414051285, 9828670030
Shri Pratyush Kumar Ghsoh Asstt. Director (News) 9828670030
Jalandhar Sh. M. M. Sharma Jt. Director (News) & RNU Head 9417222204
Ms. Usha Rani Asstt. Director (News)
Ms Usha Pawar TVANC 9417222205, 0181-2639162
Jammu Ms. Neha Jalali Deputy Director (News) 9560124409, 0191-2535357
(Addll. Charge) 0191-2534560 (Fax)
Kohima Sh. Ngathingpei Khayi News Editor & RNU Head 094360 01671, 0370-2227031
0370-2227008 (Fax)
Kolkata Ms. Sujata Mitra Asstt. Director (News) 9477107720
Ms Pinaki Sarkar News Editor 9143716635
Sh. Snehasis Sur TVNC 9830028644
Sh. Rajeev Bhattacharya TVANC 9432671985
Leh Shri Ramesh R Chandra Correspondent AIR 9959352918, 01982-255036-37
Additional Charge 01982-252219(F)
Lucknow Dr. Kismat Anil Sagar Director (News) 9415501838, 0522-2286508
0522-2288787 (Fax)
Ms. Yashmeen Farooqi Dy. Director (News) 9415013652
Shri Sudhir Singh Dy. Director (News) 9213048053
Mumbai Shri Nana S Meshram Deputy Director (News) 9869087061, 022-24965800
Fax- 022-24936137
Smt. Jyoti Ambedkar News Editor 9869043016
Panaji Shri Raviraj Saratape Deputy Director 9284213212, 0832 -2223301 / 2220159
0832-2220158 / 2223301 (Fax)
Patna Sh. Vijay Kumar Director (News) & RNU Head (Addl. Charge) 9431015879
0612-2233838/2227281 (Fax)
Ms. Sweta Singh Dy. Director (News) 9313404135
Shri Syed Salman Haidar Asstt. Director (News) 9471000490
Raipur Shri Sunil Kumar Tiwari Assistant Director 9425602438
(Addll. Charge, PIB Raipur) 0771 – 2284150
Shri Karmarkar Tushar Deputy Director (RO, CBFC, Cuttuck) RO, CBFC, Cuttuck
Ranchi Sh. Diwakar Kumar News Editor & RNU Head 9431102799, 0651- 2283139
Shillong Sh. Kunal Shinde News Editor & RNU Head 9818835389, 9402508357
Shimla Shri Sanjeev Sundriyal News Editor 0177-2652366(O)/ 0177- 2803234
Additional charge (Additional Charge)
Ms. Nandini Mittal Assistant Director AD (M&C), PIB New Delhi
Srinagar Qazi Mohd. Salman Ibrahim Deputy Director (News) & RNU Head 9419404338
Sh. Shabir Ahmad Dar News Editor 9419791008
Thiruvananthapuram Ms Rashmi Roja Thushara Nair Dy. Director (News) & RNU Head 9447019773, 0471-2730317
Ms. Lemi G. Nair Asstt. Director (News) 9447019774, 0471-2730661
Shri Biju K Mathew News Editor
Vijayawada Shri Suresh Kumar Gedela Deputy Director 9425210107, 0866-2489748
0866-2489749 (Fax)
Sh. K. Srinivasa Rao News Editor