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DD Engineer bags ABU award for Best Article on digital terrestrial transmission

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NEW DELHI: Doordarshan deputy director general (engineering) M S Duhan has been awarded the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) for his article “Evolution of Digital Terrestrial Transmission in India.”

The first Indian to get this award, Duhan receives a cash award of $400 and a citation.

The award for Best Article was part of the awards at the 52nd General Assembly & Associated Meetings being held in Istanbul from 24 to 31 October being attended by around 500 delegates. The awards will be given on night of 30 October.

The ABU has more than 275 member broadcasters in 68 countries spread across the region and beyond, from Turkey in the west to Samoa in the east, and from Russia in the north to New Zealand in the south and it promotes the collective interests of television and radio broadcasters and encourages regional and international co-operation between broadcasters.

Duhan has also won four Doordarshan awards for the years 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2010. Currently he is posted in Doordarshan Directorate at Delhi as DDG (E) and looks after planning and implementation of digitalisation of terrestrial network and spectrum planning.

In addition, he looks after charge of DDG (programme) of DD Bharati, the channel dedicated to Art & Culture showcasing cultural heritage of the country.

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