Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu today announced a round-the-clock Doordarshan channel for Jharkhand. Special slots will be kept for Jharkhand through 'Doordarshan Bihar' till a full-fledged channel is launched, he told a press conference here. Naidu, who was here to review programmes of urban development and housing departments in the state, said the announcement for a separate 24x7 channel was made following a request from Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das. He said Jharkhand has been given the most film-friendly award by the National Film Awards. The Union Minister said in order to set up a film city in the state, assistance will be taken from the National Film Development Corporation and the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute in Kolkata.
Naidu announces 24x7 DD channel for Jharkhand
Press Trust of India |