MIB updates areas in 16 states & UTs to be covered in DAS Phase III

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) today updated the urban areas to be covered in 16 states during Phase III of the Digital Addressable System (DAS), which is to be completed by the end of this year.


These states and union territories are: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar, and Puducherry.


The ministry also indicated the areas that have been deleted and those which have been added, apart from the number of television households to be covered in each case. Deletions have been made on the basis of reports of empowered officers in each state.


This list does not contain areas covered in the first two phases.


The list of areas to be covered in Phase III had been issued on 30 April this year.

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