Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur will inaugurate high power transmitters at world’s highest radio station at Humbatingla in Kargil.
AIR correspondent reports, at an altitude of 13 thousand 300 feet from mean sea level, each 10kW High Power Transmitters of All India Radio FM radio station and Doordarshan will improve the transmission and the reach in the region especially in Kargil and Batalik sectors. With the inauguration of highest elevated transmitters, people in the mountainous region would get better quality services of AIR and DD. The new transmitters are part of Government’s efforts to improve information reach to the public, especially to the bordering villages in Ladakh.
In the meantime, responding to the appeals from several quarters including Member of Parliament Jamyang Tsering Namgyal and Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh CEC Tashi Gyaltson, I&B Minister Anurag Thakur announced to double the transmission of Ladakhi News and Programs on DD Kashir DTH platform from October. Similarly, Anurag Thakur also assured to improve All India Radio transmission services to reach every nook and corner of Ladakh region.