Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad was set up on 15 March 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 19 November 1983. The studio was commissioned on 2 October 1987 while the regional language uplinking was started on 30 December 1992. DD Metro channel was set up on 1 May 1994 while the Regional languages Satellite Channels (RLSC), DD GIRNAR 24 Hour on 1 October 1993.