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Monday, February 2, 2015

DD Kisan set for launch on Baisakhi

Team Posted on : 31 Jan 2015 05:21 pm

NEW DELHI: The launch of the 24-hour channel devoted to farmers and rural India - DD Kisan - has been pushed back by three months to Baisakhi Day on 14 April as Doordarshan has still to complete all the formalities relating to staff and programme. 
The channel was earlier slated to launch on Makar Sankranti on 14 January but Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley has now been assured that all arrangements would be completed by mid-April. 
As per information available with, the assurance was given in Jaitley's customary morning meeting with senior officials of his Ministry as well as Prasar Bharati.