Prasar Bharati

“India’s Public Service Broadcaster”

Pageviews

KEY MEMBERS – AB MATHUR, ABHAY KUMAR PADHI, A. RAJAGOPAL, AR SHEIKH, ANIMESH CHAKRABORTY, BB PANDIT, BRIG. RETD. VAM HUSSAIN, CBS MAURYA, CH RANGA RAO,Dr. A. SURYA PRAKASH,DHIRANJAN MALVEY, DK GUPTA, DP SINGH, D RAY, HD RAMLAL, HR SINGH, JAWHAR SIRCAR,K N YADAV,LD MANDLOI, MOHAN SINGH,MUKESH SHARMA, N.A.KHAN,NS GANESAN, OR NIAZEE, P MOHANADOSS,PV Krishnamoorthy, Rafeeq Masoodi,RC BHATNAGAR, RG DASTIDAR,R K BUDHRAJA, R VIDYASAGAR, RAKESH SRIVASTAVA,SK AGGARWAL, S.S.BINDRA, S. RAMACHANDRAN YOGENDER PAL, SHARAD C KHASGIWAL,YUVRAJ BAJAJ. PLEASE JOIN BY FILLING THE FORM GIVEN AT THE BOTTOM.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

AIR, Vijayawada got the First Prize in the Category of Special Topic Documentary




All India Radio, Vijayawada got the First Prize in the Category of Special Topic Documentary "BAAPU BATALO" in Telugu for Akashvani Annual Awards 2014.Smt K.Vijaya Kumari, Retd.Sr.Gr. Announcer and Shri B.Jayaprakash Rao. Sr.Gr.Announcer are the Producers of Documentary.

Award ceremony was held at Vighyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 16.06.2017. This award was presented to Smt. K.Vijaya Kumari in the Hands of Hon.Minister of I & B Shri Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State I & B Shri Rajyavardhan Rathore.

Contributed By:VENKATESWARA RAO MEKA,venkateswararaomeka2@gmail.com

Sri V K Bhaskaran-Daftry-Gr C-MTS,A I R Thrissur Retires on 30.06.2017.

Sri V K Bhaskaran-Daftry-Gr C-MTS: S/o Late V T Karappan,Varian House, Thachampilli, Veluthur PO,Kunnathangadi, Thrissur. He has started his career as safaiwala in A I R Thrissur on 03.06.1987.He has conveyed his "best wishes" to all staff members of Prasar Bharati.

Prasar Bharati Parivar wishes him  happy,healthy and peaceful retired life.

Contributed By:Cheppad A E Vamanan Namboothiri
(A I R) Vocal Artiste,E-mail-cheppadvamanan@gmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTDSRYvV9m8

Radio in the digital age


The radio industry is a very small part of the broadcasting universe. At Rs 2,300 crore, we comprise about 5% of the broadcasting sector in India. Its modest market share is probably the reason why the path to digitisation of radio is so poorly defined. Radio should be as much a part of our master plan for the ‘Digital India Vision 2020’.

Realising the vision of digital radio

As a media market, we have the best of both worlds: multiplicity of genres as well as diversity of languages. Radio is a powerful medium that gains from these advantages. It is not only interactive, but is also very local in nature and is free of costs, unlike cable and satellite television. There are many technologies we need to experiment with to realise the vision of digital radio in India, while remaining true to radio’s fundamental character as an interactive, free-of-cost, local medium.All said and done, radio is growing at a steady speed. While digital is growing exponentially, private FM radio in India is growing at a formidable 14.5%, and that is primarily because of FM expansion in tier 2 and 3 cities although the ad pie continues to be only 4%. This is not very encouraging; as internationally, in countries like the US, the radio ad pie is about 14%. However, we hope to see it grow to 7% in India by 2020.

The unfortunate thing is that the world has gone digital while we are still talking analog FM technology with a horizon spanning over 15 years. What I mean is, in this digital age, one of the biggest drivers for broadcast media is technological advancement, which could drive both content and revenue.For instance, the public service broadcaster, All India Radio, has introduced digital radio mondiale (DRM) transmitters. These are now capable of transmitting signals in analog, digital or even simulcast mode (that is, a mix of both analog and digital). This progressive technology has replaced 37 obsolete medium wave and short wave transmitters of AIR. However, private FM broadcasters are still operating on an analog FM technology and paying a huge licence fee for it.

Though the trend of AIR shifting to DRM is encouraging, the challenges faced by terrestrial radio from streaming platforms (web and mobile) cannot be ignored. The digital audio entertainment sector is fast changing. The likes of Saavn and Gaana are establishing themselves, and have become a major competitor to the radio industry today. While they are seamlessly interactive, they also offer on-demand
services, etc.

Tech and regulatory challenges

So, the challenge is not about one private FM player competing with another player; the challenge is the battle of FM players against the ever-changing technology around them. Listeners here have far more options to listen to their kind of music rather than FM radio through web radios, podcasts, audio-on-demand, etc.

iHeartRadio is another such global example that provides an all-in-one listening experience, bringing a variety of content to its listeners, be it music, news, talk radio, sports or comedy. Along with aggregating most US radio stations, iHeartRadio then distributes this content over the internet through web or mobile, whichever medium is desired by the digitised listener. Now this is something we need to experiment with in India and adapt to our conditions.

In India, another challenge is that high-end smartphones have done away with FM tuners altogether. Decision makers in the mobile industry view internet radio as the way forward. Their logic is simple: data brings in money while FM radio is free. This is an area of concern. The importance of terrestrial radio has to be properly understood beyond its rupee value.Besides regular programming and the entertainment that it provides, it has always played the age-old role in disaster management. I should point out here that India is one of the very few countries in the world wherein news is not allowed on private radio stations. This has had a very damaging effect both on the growth of radio as well as its impact. Local news is the lifeline of radio broadcasting.

In an ideal scenario, all strata of society should consume digital radio as a mass medium. However, in the current situation, the cost of digital receivers (upward of `13,000 per receiver) becomes an entry barrier for most listeners. In this context, the DAB transition in Norway is worth citing. Norway has switched from FM to DAB radio, through the ‘pop-your-phone’ route; with a simple dongle, every smartphone becomes a digital radio! I think we should consider learning from its experiment.

Nisha Narayanan is COO, Red FM


Forwarded By:Alokesh Gupta ,alokeshgupta@gmail.com

International Yoga Day Celebration at HPT , AIR Bambolim, Goa



International Yoga Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at High Power Transmitter, All India Radio, Bambolim, Goa on 21st June 2017 . Smt.Sheena Omprakash welcomed the Yoga instructor Shri Prakash Bandekar. Shri Prakash Bandekar, Yoga Instructor threw light on the importance of Yoga in day to day life in order to keep oneself healthy and happy. He also demonstrated few Asanas, which can be done by almost all people. The available staff members of HPT Bambolim participated in the event in which along with Shri CK Omprakash, DDG (E), Shri.PFA Pereira,AE, Shri RS Kamble,AE, Shri JA Cardoso,AE also performed asanas. The Session was successful.

Contributed By:Harikumar C P ,harikumar1970@gmail.com

Monday, June 26, 2017

A good trend set by Kochi Metro : Solar Power Enabled Metro Station



A 2.3 MW solar plant was successfully installed at Kochi Metro's Muttom Depot and is all set to begin operation.

This solar plant is a green initiative by the Kochi Metro Rail to meet a part of its power requirements through renewable energy.

This is the first of many solar projects planned for the city's metro network.

In the Kochi Metro's pipeline of renewable energy are more 2.3 MW solar plants planned across its 22 stations, followed by a larger 4 MW plant at the depot for which a Detailed Project Report is currently being prepared by Pune's World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE).

Source and full details : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/solar-panel-installation-completed-at-kochi-metro-stations/articleshow/58697251.cms

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Name
AVINASH SAINI
City of residence
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute

Name
CALGARY
Former Employee
15872257880
avinashsaini@gmail.com
02/09/1951
Inform others to join

BRIJESH SHANKAR VISHWAKARMA
City of residence
ALMORA
Designation
EA
Phone
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
7055753155
17/07/1987
Inform others to join

Name

PANKAJ KUMAR DHIMAN
City of residence
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
CHANDIGARH
Casual News Reader     
8146289401
pankajdhiman30@gmail.com
13/07/1983
Contribute to Blog by authoring
stories

Name

SURAJ
City of residence
PUNE
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
Former Employee
8275943718
sgmali115@gmail.com
05/07/1993
Inform others to join

Name

LAVKUSH SINGH
City of residence
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
CHENNAI
EA
9993773705
lavkush20008@gmail.com
01/01/1988
Inform others to join      

Name

MAYA MIRPURI
City of residence
Designation

Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute

PUNE  
Listener/Viewer (Ex-Associate Professor, N D A Khadakwasla , Pune)
7588608900
mirpuri01yahoo,co,in
25.9. 1946  
Inform others to join
If You too want to join PB Parivar Blog, just click HERE

NASA launches world’s smallest satellite designed by 18-year old Tamil Nadu student


India, on Thursday, created history after NASA launched the world’s smallest satellite, built by 18-year old Tamil Nadu student Rifath Sharook and his team. Named as Kalamsat, after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the tiny satellite weighs around 64 grams. According to news agency ANI, the satellite was flown into the space in a NASA sounding rocket from a NASA facility in Wallops Island.

With the launch of the satellite, India has created a global space record. Speaking to ANI, Sharook said that the achievement would not have been possible without the support of his team. “It’s a 3D printed satellite. It is for the first time that 3D printing technology is being used in space. We have made history. The world’s smallest satellite has been launched in space. It was not possible without my team,” he said.

Chennai: Students who built the world’s smallest satellite, rejoice after its launch. The satellite weighing 64 grams was launched by NASA.
The project was carried out under the supervision of Dr. Srimathy Kesan, founder and CEO of Space Kids India. Speaking to Times of India, Kesan said the satellite separated from the rocket 125 minutes after it took off. She further added the NASA will recover the satellite and will send it back to to them for recovering of the data. “Kalamsat fell into the sea. It will be recovered and NASA will be sending it back to us for decoding the data,” Kesan told TOI.

Describing the launch as “divine intervention”, Kesan further added that the 3.8 cm cube structured-satellite can fit in one’s palm and is fully 3-D printed. Equipped with nano Geiger Muller counter for measuring the radiation in space, the satellite is built with reinforced carbon fiber polymer. “Space is not unreachable… Space has got no boundaries and therefore, let’s all do research together and let’s conquer Mars soon,” Kesan was quoted by ANI as saying.

Best wishes on Eid-ul-fitr


p

Prasar Bharati Parivar wishes all of you a very happy and joyous Eid-ul-Fitr

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Obituary:पूर्व सीनियर ए.ओ.श्री ज्ञान प्रकाश पांडेय नहीं रहे !


मूलत:शाहजहांपुर के निवासी दूरदर्शन लखनऊ के पूर्व सीनियर ए.ओ.श्री ज्ञान प्रकाश पांडेय का कल रात लखनऊ में निधन हो गया ।वे 66वर्ष के थे ।लखन ऊ मे आज गोमती नदी के किनारे स्थित बैकुन्ठ धाम में उनका अंतिम संस्कार सम्पन्न हुआ।उन्होंने प्रसार भारती में सेवा की शुरुआत आकाशवाणी गोरखपुर से की थी और इलाहाबाद में लेखाकार भी रह चुके थे।गांधी फ़ैज ए आम कालेज,ए.बी.रिच इंटर कालेज(शाहजहांपुर)डी.ए.वी.डिग्री कालेज(लखन ऊ),सेंट एंड्र्यूज डिग्री कालेज,गोरखपुर विश्वविद्यालय (गोरखपुर)और लखनऊ विश्वविद्यालय उनकी शिक्षा के केन्द्र रहे।वर्ष 2011में वे दूरदर्शन लखनऊ से सेवानिवृत्त हुए थे।अत्यन्त मिलनसार,कुशल और आध्यात्मिक रुचि वाले पांडेय जी जब सीनियर स्टेनो के रुप में आकाशवाणी गोरखपुर में पदासीन थे तब वर्षों तक मुझे उनका सानिध्य मिला था।वे गीता वाटिका, गोरखपुर के विख्यात संत राधा बाबा के प्रिय थे।उनके निधन से प्रसार भारती ने लेखा विभाग के एक पुरोधा को असमय खो दिया है।प्रसार भारती ब्लाग पूरे प्रसार भारती परिवार की ओर से उन्हें अश्रुपूरित श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित करता है और शोक संतप्त परिवार के प्रति संवेदना व्यक्त करता है।किसी कवि ने ठीक ही कहा है;
"जन्म पर रुदन,
मृत्यु पर रुदन।
जन्म मृत्यु एक है,
यही सही विवेक है।।"

ब्लाग रिपोर्ट-प्रफुल्ल कुमार त्रिपाठी,लखनऊ।मोबाइल9839229228

Meet the Doordarshan sign language interpreter who also started a cafe run by deaf people


Smriti Nagpal has founded Atulyakala, an organisation that aims at increasing employment opportunities for the deaf. She has also opened the Hearken Cafe at Shahpur Jat, where only deaf people are employed. Chances are that you have seen her on TV. She is a sign language interpreter working tirelessly for the emancipation of people with hearing disability. Her name is Smriti Nagpal, and she is an interpreter for the news bulletin for the hearing impaired at Doordarshan. The Delhi-based volunteer of the National Association Of Deaf (NAD) has a story that showcases a burning desire to serve the society. She learnt the sign language to communicate with her two deaf siblings. Smriti’s encounter with a deaf artist, who couldn’t land a job despite a master’s degree, inspired her to start Atulyakala – an organisation that aims at increasing employment opportunities for the deaf by aiding their education and spreading awareness about sign language. To avoid fund-raising struggles, Smriti decided to base Atulyakala on a ‘for profit’ model by directly connecting charitable donations to the sale of products.

For better employability, Atulyakala also opened up a lifestyle brand and design house, and a cafe in Shahpur Jat called the Hearken Café that is run by deaf employees. What started as a small scale organization now has branches in Portugal and Denmark too, and has received many prestigious awards like India AfricaYoung Visionary Fellowship and the Nelson Mandela - Graca Machel innovation award. From being part of the 2014 Republic Day parade as the sign language interpreter (It was the first time in 64 years an interpreter was used) to Atulyakala’s collaboration with famous musicians to write songs for the deaf, the organization has come a long way and is bound to inspire and motivate people all around the globe.

Source & Credit :- http://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/meet-the-doordarshan-sign-language-interpreter-who-also-started-a-cafe-run-by-deaf-people/story-19P0jOegB100txJK3PPOeI.html

Forwarded By :- Jainender Nigam , PB Newsdesk & ​Prasar Bharati ​Social Media

Former Doordarshan director Mohanram writes biography of Jayalalithaa: Many secrets might be revealed



A book on the former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is being written by the former Doordarshan Director Mohanram.

Read more at: http://www.indialivetoday.com/former-doordarshan-director-mohanram-writes-biography-of-jayalalithaa-many-secrets-might-be-revealed/169584.html 

Source & Credit :- http://www.indialivetoday.com/former-doordarshan-director-mohanram-writes-biography-of-jayalalithaa-many-secrets-might-be-revealed/169584.html\

Forwarded By :- Jainender Nigam   PB Newsdesk & ​Prasar Bharati ​Social Media

Campaigns from 90s that define advertising world today


Adman Piyush Pandey revisits iconic campaigns from the decade that transformed brand communication and set the ball rolling for a phenomenon that continues to define the advertising landscape of India If the 1990s produced some memorable television shows, the commercials they came interspersed with were forces to reckon with in their own right. Created with an Indian sensibility that celebrated human relations, they were a departure from what one might call the English language-oriented thought process that had dominated the advertising industry before this decade. Rooted in desi sights, smells and sounds, these new commercials presented products in a witty, relatable manner, building brand recall, which, two decades later has evolved into a significant part of nostalgia associated with the '90s. Piyush Pandey played a significant role in shaping some of the most defining ad campaigns of the '90s, and irreversibly changed the advertising landscape of the country in the process. Executive chairman and creative director, South Asia, at Ogilvy & Mather India -- his workplace since he first entered the industry 35 years ago -- Pandey became the first Indian to win the Padma Shri in the advertising and communication category last year.

Our wish to revisit the ad guru's earliest creations is granted when he answers the landline at his home. As we reach his sea-facing Shivaji Park apartment the next day, we find Pandey seated in his tastefully done office, ready for the appointment. As promised, he takes us on a trip down memory lane, sounding hopeful about the future of advertising in India. 

What was the industry like when you took your first steps in advertising? 

Every decade has its highs, and with every decade, the world moves on. The '70s and '80s produced some very good work in print advertising, and also some noteworthy work in cinema and radio. The practice, however, was of writing stuff in English and translating it. My coming to the industry in 1982 coincided with the Asian Games in New Delhi, and that was also the time when the colour TV entered Indian homes in a big way, which democratised advertising.

How did the shift happen?

With liberalisation and satellite TV coming to share the space that was once solely occupied by Doordarshan, the '90s demanded that you think in the language of the people; you think India and its cultures. You think about touching, not telling, people. The desi sensibility had existed earlier too -- let's not forget that it was in the second half of '80s when Mile Sur Mera Tumhara and Hamara Bajaj happened -- but the opportunity to showcase it came in the '90s.

Did this shift require a conscious rethinking?

I didn't need a rethink because I always believed that India must have advertising that touches and persuades Indians. My formative years in Jaipur and later, my cricket-related travelling gave me the opportunity to see, feel and respect India. So, I was not there as a crusader, I was just playing the game as I knew it. But people liked the game, and others joined in.

Did you meet with resistance initially?

The industry took some time to change itself, but I was fortunate that the senior most minds at Ogilvy were quick to realise this and they encouraged me to do more of what I was doing. In 1987, Mani Iyer (managing director) and Suresh Malik (national creative director) decided this was the future. They asked me to leave my client-servicing role and become Copy Chief Indian Languages -- an unheard of move in the industry. The kind of people we began to attract, not only from Bombay and Delhi, started bringing in a change. And this change in approach gradually took place across the board, not just in Ogilvy. The '90s became a landmark for reaching people in an Indian fashion, in a meaningful way.

What are some of your favourite campaigns from the '90s?

(Gives it a good thought) We so brutally dominated the '90s that I might have to pick some of our own campaigns -- Cadbury, Le Sancy soap (Rahul paani chala jayega!), Fevicol, Asian Paints and Kelvinator to name a few.

How did these campaigns strike a chord with the viewers?

I approached an ad campaign by starting with the audience, not the client. I asked myself: what is fresh about what I am doing? Will it delight the viewer? Will my family, friends and neighbours want to see it again?

Do lessons from then still define contemporary advertising?

What the '90s did, and this century has continued, is to embrace fresh talent, and believe that the telling is not as important as the receiving. Youngsters today are doing some great work. They keep surprising you and blowing your mind away. Very often, I come across work and wish I had written it.

Has social media impacted the approach to advertising?

Social media should not affect advertising. It should be embraced as another platform to do exciting stuff. When you get on to social media, you will look at thousands of things, but the most creative thing is what you'll forward to friends. 

People often come and ask me, 'Can you make a viral film?' That's crazy! An ad goes viral if it's good, I can't plan a viral.


Source & Credit :- http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mid-day-38th-anniversary-campaigns-from-90s-that-define-advertising-world-today/18366150

Forwarded By :- Jainender Nigam  PB Newsdesk & ​Prasar Bharati ​Social Media

Doordarshan soaps travelogues make arun prabha shortlist presentations early july

The producers of the 390 proposals in nine genres which have been shortlisted for soon-to-be-launched DD Aruna Prabha for the northeast have been asked to make their presentations in DD Headquarters in Delhi from 6 to 10 July. All the shortlisted productions are in the commissioned category and were scrutinised initially by three-member committees for each genre of which two were from outside Doordarshan....


Forwarded By :- Jainender Nigam PB Newsdesk & ​Prasar Bharati ​Social Media

Saturday, June 24, 2017

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस - आकाशवाणी बिलासपुर




21 जून, 2017 को तृतीय अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस के अवसर पर आकाशवाणी बिलासपुर में सुबह 7.00 बजे से योग-आसन एवं व्यायाम का आयोजन किया गया।  योग अभ्यास कार्यक्रम आकाष्वाणी बिलासपुर के कार्यालय प्रमुख एवं उप निदेषक (अभियांत्रिकी) श्री जी.पी.शर्मा के मुख्य आत्थ्यि में हुआ।  कार्यक्रम का शुभारंभ मुख्य अतिथ ने दीप प्रज्जवलित कर एवं सामूहिक प्रार्थना के साथ किया।  इस अवसर पर उप निदेषक (कार्यक्रम) श्रीमती कविता सिंह सहित कार्यालय के अनेक अधिकारी एवं कर्मचारी भी उपस्थित थे।  इस कार्यक्रम में योगाचार्य एवं पतंजलि योग संस्थान के जिला संगठन मंत्री श्री रामनारायण राव, ने उपस्थित अधिकारियों एवं कर्मचारियों को योग की बारीकियां बताई एवं योग से शरीर और मन में पड़ने वाले सकारात्मक प्रभाव की जानकारी दी।  साथ ही साथ प्रायोगिक तौर पर अनेक आसन एवं प्राणयाम के अभ्यास कराए।

योगदान :एन.राधाकृष्ण,आषुलिपक ग्रेड़-1,nrkrishna.air@gmail.com

SPECIAL TELECASTS ON RATHA YATRA’2017 BY DOORDARSHAN KENDRA BHUBANESWAR


Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar is all set to go for Live Telecasts of Rath Yatra (Car Festival) of   Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra & Chakraraj Sudarshan of Jagannath Dham Puri. Keeping in view the devotional mood and demands of millions of  devotees/viewers ,  the Kendra has planned for  Live Telecasts of Sri Gundicha Yatra on 25.06.2017, Return Car Festival (Bahuda Jatra) on 03.07.2017,  Suna Besha on 04.07.2017,  Adhara Pana on 05.07.2017 and Niladri Bije on 06.07.2017 in a big way. Doordarshan  will have ten digital cameras  set up for entire views of Rath Yatra on Bada Danda , Puri  on the day of  Sri Gundicha Yatra from 8.30 AM  till the end of dragging of Chariots on DD-Odia  (Regional Service) with terrestrial support in Odisha  and from 9.00 AM  to 12 Noon  on National Network with terrestrial support all over India. Commentary will be in Hindi , English  and Sanskrit for National telecast and in Odia  for Regional telecast. 

Doordarshan  Directorate  has made arrangements to carry the  live telecast of Sri Gundicha Yatra on DD-Bharati ,  DD-India  and DD-Bangla for  Satellite viewers of the country as well as for international viewers from 9.00AM. All the HPTs & LPTs of Odisha  will carry the Live coverage of Sri Gundicha Yatra  from 8.30  AM . The entire coverage will be  done on High Definition(HD) to ensure quality in audio and video. A Curtain Raiser on Car Festival in Hindi entitled “Rath Yatra (Prastuti Parba)”  will be   telecast on DD-National  on 23.06.2017 at 3.02 PM . Similarly another programme in Odia entitled “Ratha Yatra Prastuti Parba”    will be telecast in DD-Odia on 24.06.2017 at 6.00 PM &  10.30 PM for Regional Viewers. The mega event Sri Gundicha Yatra  will also be webcast LIVE through  National Informatics Centre (NIC) – www.rathjatra.nic.in/rathjatra_2017.html . The Live Telecast will be available on DTH Platform - DD Free Dish-15, , Airtel-617, Dish TV-1325, Tata Sky-1799, Videocon D2H-827 , Reliance Big TV-760, Hathway-715, Ortel-715  & Den- 699. Arrangements have been made for viewers to put their queries and questions on  Rath Yatra on  WhatsApp , Twitter, Facebook and Website of  Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar and get their replies during the Live Telecasts ( WhatsApp No. : 9439167391, Twitter : twitter.com/doordarshanbbsr, Facebook:facebook.com/ddkbbsr & Website : ddkbbsr.gov.in (feedback).

 Similarly, the Bahuda Yatra will be telecast Live on 03.07.2017  with multi camera set up from 9.00  AM till dragging of the Chariots. The Live telecast of the event  will be made available in DD-Odia (Regional Service) with terrestrial support in Odisha .     All the HPTs and LPTs of the State will relay the Live telecast of Bahuda Yatra  available in DD-Odia. The Bahuda Yatra will also be webcast LIVE through NIC - www.rathjatra.nic.in/bahuda2017.html.



The Suna Besha of the deities will also be telecast LIVE in DD-Odia (Regional and Satellite Service) on 04.07.2017 from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM with a break from 6.30 PM to 6.45 PM for telecast of Regional News Bulletin. Sunabesha will be webcast LIVE through NIC - www.rathjatra.nic.in/sunabhesa_2017.html.
The Live telecast of Adharapana will be made on 05.07.2017 from 7.00 PM and Niladri Bije on 06.07.2016 from 8.00 PM.       
                The Kendra has made special efforts to cover the Tatwa and Darshan of  Lord Jagannath and Jagannath Cult by producing  special series  /programmes   in different formats like discussions, interviews , features, documentaries, discourse, Quiz, Dance, Drama, Opera/ Geetinatyas etc.  to build up the mood of viewers since last two months beginning from Akshaya Tritiya.
                The following three series have been  planned and are being telecast/to be telecast  from the Kendra .
Srikhetra Madhuri ( On Legends associated with Lord Jagannath  
                                              & Jagannath Cult)             
Aasuchhi  Ratha Yatra(On Preparatory Arrangements,
                                           Interviews with  Servitors of Jagannath Temple,
                                   Temple Administration, District Administration                                                                                          i.e Collector & SP of Puri Distt.

Ratha Kahe Patha Kahe (Events going on at Puri from Sri Gundicha to Bahuda Yatra)
  
In this connection, a Press Brief was held on 20.06.2017  at Doordarshan Kendra, Bhubaneswar in which Ten  nos. of  press representatives participated and were briefed about the Live Telecasts of Doordarshan on  Rath Yatra’2017,  Technical  Arrangements , Use of Social Media for Feedback & Publicity and other related programmes on Lord Jagannath  by Shri Dhruba Nanda, DDG(E), Shri N.M.Satpathy,ADP &  Head of Programmes, Shri P.K.Mohapatra .  The Press Briefing was extensively covered in local Odia, English & Hindi Newspapers. Hoardings have been  put up at various premises of Prasar Bharati  for information of viewers.One lakh bulk SMS  are also being sent to inform the viewers.  

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Name
VAHIDA T
City of residence
Designation
Phone
How can you contribute

Name
TRIVANDRUM
Programme Executive
9446339695
Inform others to join

RAJIV P MIRAJKAR
City of residence
NANDED
Designation
UDC
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
2462226534
rajmirajkar@air.org.in
03/09/1964
Contribute to Blog by authoring
stories

Name

B.UNNI KRISHNAN NAIR
City of residence
Designation
Phone
Email
How can you contribute
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Sr.Technician    
9447134004
ayyaunni@gmail.com
Inform others to join

Name

DR CK THOMAS
City of residence
THRISSUR
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
Deputy Director(Retd.)
9447079777
drchunkath@gmail.com
10/10/1955
Inform others to join

Name

SWADESH  JAMATIA
City of residence
Designation
Phone
Email
Date of Birth
How can you contribute
AGARTALA
TECHNICIAN
9436450988
swadeshjamatia@gmail.com
25-10-1976
Write for betterment of PB     

Name

M G GOVINDARAJU
City of residence
Designation
Phone
How can you contribute

BANGALORE
Cameraman
9844479964
Inform others to join
If You too want to join PB Parivar Blog, just click HERE

PB Parivar Blog Membership Form