Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad was set up on March 15, 1976, as a part of the SITE Project of ISRO and the 1 KW transmitter was based in PIJ, Kheda District. The studio used to function from the ISRO, Ahmedabad premises, while the administrative office was located in the Polytechnic compound in Ahmedabad.
Few years later, a plot of land was identified and a Low Power LPT was set up in Ahmedabad at Thaltej Tekra on November 19, 1993. The studio was commissioned on October 2, 1987 while the regional language uplinking was started on December 30, 1992. DD Metro channel was set up on May 1, 1994 while the Regional languages Satellite Channels (RLSC), DD GIRNAR 24 Hour on October 1, 1993.