Saptagiri for AP - Yadagiri for Telangana

Saptagiri for AP - Yadagiri for Telangana

Formation of Telangana, bifurcating state of Andhra Pradesh fastened the process of division of various departments. According to the latest the state owned channel Doordarshan Saptagiri will be bifurcated into DD of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Union Minister Prakash Javdekar too announced that DD Saptagiri will be split between the two states. Telagnana CM KCR announced the name of DD Telangana and DD Yadagiri after famous temple Yadagiri Gutta. The channel's operations will be continued from its current Ramanthapur office, Hyderabad.CM KCR asked officials to highlight Telangana culture, accent etc. The channel programs will be aired from Sep 27th.

In the meanwhile DD of Andhra Pradesh will continue with the same name DD Saptagiri after holy shrine Tirumala. Its operations will be based in Vijayawada and Union Minister announced that new office will cost 100 crs.