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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

DD to launch 3 new N-E specific channels: Rathore


FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT | TUESDAY, JANUARY 13TH, 2015

Guwahati: "The entire Door Darshan (DD) network is being digitised and all the channels will be satellite channels. Three new satellite channels – Asomi, Mamina and Arunprabha — dedicated to the Northeast will be launched soon to promote local language and culture of the region before the national global audience," Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavar-dhan Singh Rathore said on Monday here.

Rathore who was here to grace the valedictory function of the 19th National Youth Festival also
informed that , " There is plan to expand the All India Radio (AIR) network and set up community radio
stations especially in border areas of the country for the benefit of educational institutions and other important social institution. Northeast will be one of the top priorities in the scheme." He also said construction work for permanent building of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication will begin
soon in Aizawl in Mizoram.


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