C/O.TV HPT Building and ancillary structures i/c 150 M. High steel tower for TV HPT, Rameswaram

PROJECT OUTLAY : 527 lakhs
BUILT UP AREA : 1674 sqm.
LOCATION : 3Km from Railway Station


Ddk Transmitter Building
Partly Load bearing and partly RCC framed structure. Six course tar felt water proofing treatment over lime concrete terracing. Under deck heat insulation treatment.

300M. High RCC cum steel TV Tower

Raft foundation at 4.50m depth. RCC SHELL structure upto 255m and lattice
steel mast of height 45m above.

Staff Quarters
SINGLE/Double/THREE storeyed, RCC Framed structure, with isolated footing.

Other Information
Project includes construction of security fencing, internal roads, sewerage system and water supply system
Solar eclipse of January 15, 2010

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Type of eclipse








141 (23 of 70)

Maximum eclipse


11 min 08 s

Max. width of band

333 km

Times (UTC)

Greatest eclipse


The solar eclipse of January 15, 2010 is an annular eclipse of the Sun with a magnitude of 0.9190 that will be visible from a narrow corridor through the Maldives and Africa.

On Jan 15th 2010 at approx 13.20 hrs IST, there is a annular solar Eclipse of sun over India. The eclipse is viewable for full 10.4 min in India. The best place is Dhanushkodi in Pamban Island off Tamil Nadu coast.

Dhanushkodi is now a ghost town and it is about 18 km South east from Rameshwaram and 18 Km West of Mannar Island in Ceylon.

The eclipse starts at Uganda, passes through Nairobi, enters Indian ocean where the greatest eclipse is taking place in mid of Ocean. After that enters Maldives, where it will be second longest with 10.8 Min of viewing. After that enters and exits India at Rameswaram. Only place of land under the eclipse on India. After Rameswaram, enters Sri Lanka at Delft Island, exits at Jaffna in Sri Lanka, cross Bay of Bengal and ends in Burma - China border.

The best location In India lies between Kodandaramar Temple islet and Dhanushkodi, which falls on the central line of the Eclipse.

Only means of reaching Dhanushkodi or kodandaramar temple is by ST bus or Auto from Rameswaram and for Dhanushkodi after road's end it is only by fish carts or 4x4 SUVs. Permission is required for entering Dhanushkodi ruins from the coast guard post as that area is 10 km from Sri Lankan coast. The centre line passes some 2 km east of Kodandaramar Temple.
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