AJK TV

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AJK TV
Type cable television network
Branding PTV
Country Pakistan
Availability Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
Owner Government of Pakistan
Official website
www.ptv.com.pk

AJK TV is a Kashmiri language channel for the people of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. AJK is an abbreviation for Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It is part of the Pakistan Television Corporation.

Introduction[edit]

Subsequent to the resolution passed by AJK Legislative Assembly requesting for the establishment of new channel in AJK & directive from the President of Pakistan in the year 2002,it was decided to establish a new TV channel in AJK in early 2004.In pursuance finally a portion of Radio Pakistan building was selected by the Chairman PTV/PBC to serve as AJK TV initially started on 5.2.2004 with its inauguration by President of Pakistan.

Aims And Objectives[edit]

  • Projection of case of Kashmir Liberation through Production and transmission of Programmes on much border spectrum on social & cultural activities in AJK.
  • Coverage’s of significant events in AJK like strikes calls, Kashmir solidarity and related matters.
  • Neutralization of Anti Pakistan propaganda from across the Line of Control and projection of Pakistan point of view on the matter is of vital concerned.
  • To provide Education Entertainment & Information to the population in the City and as well as to far-flung remote areas.

History[edit]

Under the resolution passed by Legislative Assembly initiated by the President of Pakistan. AJK TV was established in 2004 and finally inaugurated on 5.2.2004 with well established Studio .Control room and necessary up link with 12 Producers,13 AE’s and other required staff members. This set up was televising 3 hours (from 04.pm to 07.pm) Programmes including news and Current Affairs, Entertainment in regional languages covering 08 district of AJK.

Post Quake AJK[edit]

After the devastating Earthquake of 8th October,2005 the whole construction was up rooted and demolish which was situated on the land of bifurcated with PBC, only some equipment damaged and in non damaged condition were retained at the moment. To reshape AJK TV again a temporary studio was constructed to start temporarily transmission w.e.f 10.08.20006 for the 1st time after join 8th October quake with daily two hours transmission from 5pm to 7pm with following breakdown:- a. Gojri News b. Kashmiri News

These two bulletin televised from PTV News at 3pm.After the news fresh production as per local fix point chart were televised including Entertainment, Education, Music with talking & discussion shows etc .Mostly the Programmes are produced in Urdu,Pahari & Gogri language as the people are only capable of understanding & speaking these three languages over AJK.

The Set Up is divided into two portions, one for recording and transmission along with the office of News Unit Muzaffarabad were all news coverage’s for the occasion are exercised. The administrative control is initiated and carried out by AJK TV whereas the financial matter are settled and accomplished by PTV News Islamabad and the other is administrative set up containing the office of GM,APM and Sr.A, O on rental basis. AJK TV also has administrative control of 03 boasters Kotli, Bagh and Rawalakot.

AJK TV Frequencies[edit]

AJK TV frequencies and footprint details:

PAK SAT 1R

Symble rate: 2.8936 Msym/Sec

FEC: 3/4

Downlink Frequency: 3783.75 MHz

Downlink Polarity: VERTICAL

Through over terrestrial (RBSs Net Work) we cater approximately 1.6835 million people (40.4636%) of the total population of AJK i.e.

Total Population of AJK 3.5 million Covered population 1.6835 Total area of AJK 13.297 square kilometer Covered area by AJK RBSs 2423 Sq Km(18.12%)at AJK

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