Shashi Shekhar Vempati talks about the cultural shift in Prasar Bharati and how he plans to lead the organisation into its next phase of growth

Ruhail Amin Aug 14, 2018 9:00 AM

MIB Prasar Bharati?blur=25

Autonomous bodies, including Prasar Bharati which receive grants-in-aid from the government are required to sign an MoU with the relevant ministry for the release of funds allocated to them in the Union Budget by the central government.

exchange4media Staff Jun 7, 2018 8:20 AM


However, industry sources say that DD is primarily a Hindi news channel and runs English language content only for a few hours

Nishant Saxena and Sonam Saini Apr 17, 2018 8:58 AM


This has been stated by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting while responding to a question in the Lok Sabha

exchange4media Staff Apr 16, 2018 8:55 AM


In a letter, various employee associations of AIR and DD have requested the Government to explore the possibility of payment of salary directly from the I&B Ministry

Nishant Saxena Mar 21, 2018 8:54 AM


Irani in an interaction with HT also said that the quality of DD needs to improve if it must compete with private news channels and GECs

exchange4media Staff Feb 13, 2018 3:39 PM


Last year in October, the Information and Broadcasting ministry decided to review the channel slot auction of Doordarshan’s DD FreeDish. The ministry asked the broadcaster to suspend e-auctioning of slots on DD Free Dish until further notice

Sonam Saini Jan 24, 2018 9:00 AM


Press Information Bureau Director-General Ira Joshi, today, has been appointed as the Director General of Doordarshan News following the retirement of Veena Jain

exchange4media Staff Nov 21, 2017 8:00 AM


Doordarshan’s ambitious plan to sell prime time slots to private players put on hold barely days before its launch. Balaji Telefilms and Saaibaba Telefilms had won the slots through an auction

Naziya Alvi Rahman Sep 19, 2017 8:30 AM


Dr. A Surya Prakash, Chairman, Prasar Bharati, recently spoke about the organisation still being on the road to autonomy, practice of neutral journalism, the impact of social media and the future of citizen journalism

Ruhail Amin Aug 4, 2017 8:47 AM


Last week, Doordarshan announced a logo design contest with an aim to revamp the look and feel of the channel and make it more contemporary

Ruhail Amin Aug 2, 2017 7:37 AM


In an exclusive interview with exchange4media, Vempati spoke about the challenges facing Prasar Bharati, his vision for the organisation and making it a digitally relevant and commercially viable organisation

Ruhail Amin Jul 11, 2017 8:30 AM

Doordarshan plans to provide 104 channels by March-end?blur=25

The network's director general, Supriya Sahu said in media reports that Doordarshan also plans to come out with new set-top boxes having MPEC-4 technology

exchange4media Staff Jan 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Top broadcasters lap up all 27 DD Direct slots, pump in Rs 130 crore?blur=25

At the 31st auction of its free-to-air direct-to-home platform FreeDish on 20 and 21 October, Doordarshan earned an amount of Rs 130.30 crore through its sale of 27 slots. The highest bid was above Rs 5 crore

exchange4media Staff Oct 24, 2016 8:01 AM

Doordarshan most credible news communicator: Venkaiah Naidu?blur=25

Speaking on Doordarshan’s 57th Foundation Day, Union Information & Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu stated that the public broadcaster had managed to remain away from sensationalism and vulgarity.

Saif Ahmad Khan Sep 16, 2016 9:39 AM

SC raps Star India; rules in favour of Prasar Bharti on sports signal sharing?blur=25

In a major blow to Star India, the Supreme Court of India rejected its appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict to share clean live feed without any commercial with public broadcaster Prasar Bharati or share revenue if signals have advertisements

exchange4media Staff May 30, 2016 8:22 AM

MIB all set for a revamp; DG Doordarshan yet to take charge?blur=25

While MIB is planning to revamp the ministry post Sunil Arora’s exit, Supriya Sahu is likely to take charge as Director General, Doordarshan post TN elections

Abid Hasan Apr 22, 2016 8:05 AM

Doordarshan initiates Mobile TV in India?blur=25

The services are available in sixteen cities and mobile TV can be received in an and around these cities using DVB-T2 Dongles in OTG enabled smart phones and tablets

exchange4media Staff Apr 5, 2016 5:37 PM

Supriya Sahu & Fayyaz Sheheryar to join Doordarshan, AIR as DGs?blur=25

Supriya Sahu, Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is likely to join Doordarshan as Director General. Also, Fayyaz Sheheryar, All India Radio acting Chief is set to join All India Radio as Director General

Abid Hasan Feb 26, 2016 12:58 PM

Govt considering FDI in news media, plans to spend more on digital advertising?blur=25

Govt is planning to spend more on digital platform to strengthen their digital presence and reducing ads in newspapers. There are plans to outsource DD’s prime time slot.

exchange4media Staff Oct 20, 2015 9:08 AM