G O A
The State of Goa is located on Western coastline of India. Goa is a small State with an area of 3700 sq. kms. (Length 105 Kms. Width 65 Kms) and population of 14.00 lakhs. The State has two districts and 11 talukas. Panaji is the Capital. The Zuari and the Mondovi are the major rivers.
Goa was ruled by the Portuguese for 450 years and was liberated on 19th December 1961. Goa remained a Union Territory for 26 years and gained full fledged Statehood on 30th May, 1987. The endless coastline, palm lined golden sandy beaches and friendly people have made Goa a world famous tourist destination. The languages spoken are Konkani, Marathi and English. Main crops are Rice, Cashew, Coconut and forest produce. The minerals found are Iron ore, Bauxite, Clays, Manganese and Silicon. The main industries are mining, hotel, tourism, fertilizers, fisheries, distilling.
SOCIO CULTURAL SCENARIO:
Goa has a high level of social development as reflected by its high literacy, low birth rate, and high per capita income, improved health care and educational facilities. Goa has the best quality of life. Goa is the only State in our country that follows Common Civil Code.
DOORDARSHAN IN GOA:
19th Nov. 1982: 1 KW Transmitter started relaying DD programmes in Goa 28th Nov. 1986 Transmitter was upgraded to 10 KW covering entire Goa
23rd June 1990: DDK Panaji with PGF status started local programmes telecast for a duration of 30 minutes from Monday to Friday
April 1994: Local programme generation and telecast increased from 30 min to 60 minutes October 1996 Introduction of Marathi Programmes (Telecast increased to 75 minutes with Marathi Programmes)
19th Feb. 2003: Earth Station Commissioned
19th Dec. 2008: Additional Studio Facilities commissioned
I N D E X
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