New Delhi: A 24-hour channel is launched to gift the people of Assam on Doordarshan Assam which is dedicated to the northeastern state, it was launched by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday.
The Union Minister said it will cater to all sections of the people of Assam, and will also be immensely popular.While video conferencing Union Minister said, the Doordarshan channel in Assam is part of a never-before focus on northeast under the current Government. A vision towards the northeast region growth is necessary and has immense growth and human resource potential.
Shri Prakash Javadekar said, “This channel would boost the growth of Assam in all spheres of human activities, while at the same time help percolate the initiatives and programs of the Government to grassroots.”
Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal also joined the occasion and said, “PM Modi, from day one, has been sincerely trying to focus on the true potential and possibilities of the northeast.”
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi said, “it is a happy moment for all of us in Assam because the public broadcaster is adding a feather to its kitty with the launch of DD Assam”.
Information and Broadcasting Ministry Secretary Amit Khare, who was present at the Doordarshan Kendra in New Delhi, said that since the launch of “DD Arun Prabha” by the Prime Minister last year, the Ministry was discussing the conversion of DD North East to a new channel exclusively for Assam.
DD Assam is also be contributing towards the educational development of the state like other regional channels and another milestone in the government’s effort to provide online education in regional languages across states.
Posted Date : 05-08-20
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