Doordarshan’s direct-to-home service will be adding nine more channels in the next two months. Revealing this, Baljit Singh Lally, CEO, Doordarshan, further said that the number of channels would be increased to 200 in the coming months.
Lally added, “Currently, there are a total of 50 channels on the DTH platform, including 21 radio channels, and very soon nine more channels would be added to the bouquet to make it more lucrative.”
“Also, Doordarshan will release the DVD series ‘Guru Manyo Granth’ on the occasion of the 300th year of Guru Granth Sahib in October 2008, for which a National Committee has already been formed,” Lally further said.
Talking on the expansion plans for radio, he said, “A new plan is being finalised for the expansion of FM channels and adding 148 new transmitters. News bulletins are being made a part of FM radio to make it more informative.”