About Tower

The Tower was dedicated to the Nation as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar TV Tower 10th April 1992 by the Hon’ble S
h. Ajeet Kumar Panja Minister for The State of Information & Broadcasting. This tv tower is a 235-metre (771 ft)-tall television tower, built in 1988, with an observation deck that is located in the northwest of New Delhi, India. It is the 15th tallest structure of India. Dilli Haat Pitampura is also situated near the TV tower.


The Pitampura TV tower was built in 1988, in one of the biggest commercial/business districts of New Delhi. Netaji Subhash Place in Pitampura is one of the main local tourist spots of Delhiites. Delhi’s second Delhi Haat, a traditional food and crafts bazaar, was developed by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation(DTTDC) in Pitampura, was established close to the Pitampura TV Tower and spread over 7.2 hectares in April 2008. Also it has Pitampura Sports Complex by its side.

Present Activities

HPT , Doordarshan  PITAMPURA is a prestigious installation of  INDIA’s PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTER ,PRASAR BHARATI. Although it was built with the motive to send  the  terrestrial transmitter signal to far away places with best audio & video quality, but over the time it has gained the  popularity as an icon. Its main attraction is Dr. B.R. Ambedkar TV Tower having a height of 241 meters , out of which 165 meters is concrete structure having a round dome housing a provision of viewing gallery and revolving restaurant . The complex transmits Two Analog Channel( DD National &  DD News) , Five SD TV Channels (DD National , DD News, DD kissan, DD Bharti & DD Sports) , Three Radio Channels (AIR Punjabi, AIR Rainbow & AIR Gold) and Ten Channel HD (Test transmission) . 10+1 C Band Earth Station at the Kendra uplinks on Satellite INSAT 4B covering vast area of Asia in areas where rain attenuation disrupts Ku Band signals ,in India the region of Andaman & Nicobar and north east part .All India Radio & Other private  broad casters use the tower to transmit their FM channels. The complex has a beautifully landscaped garden and well maintained office complex. The office in line with the Prasar Bharati and Doordarshan Directorate aims to achieve higher goals like the height of tower.