DD Kisan

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DD Kisan डी डी किसान
DDKisanLogo.png
Launched26 May 2015
Owned byDoordarshan
Picture format(576i, SDTV) 4:3
Sloganबदलते भारत की शान (Changing Indian Farmer)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
HeadquartersNoida, India
Sister channel(s)DD India
DD News
DD Sports
DD National
WebsiteDD Kisan
Availability
Satellite
DD Free DishChannel 4 [1]
Reliance Digital TVChannel 565
Dish TVChannel 195
TATA SkyChannel 198
Sun DirectChannel 800
Videocon d2hChannel 479
Cable
Asianet DigitalChannel 530

DD Kisan is an Indian agriculture 24-hour television channel, which is owned by Doordarshan and was launched on 26 May 2015. The channel has been dedicated to agriculture and related sectors, which disseminates real-time inputs to farmers on new farming techniques, water conservation and organic farming among other information.[2][3]

History[edit]

Ahead of 2014 Indian general election, the BJP had declared that if they come in power they would try setting up a dedicated channel for Indian Farmers. The public broadcaster Prasar Bharti which currently runs the Krishi Darshan program on Doordarshan is one of the longest running programmes on DD National. It was launched on 26 January 1967.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ddindia.gov.in/AboutDD/Pages/DD-Channels-on-DTHCable-Network.aspx&ved=2ahUKEwiGkumC99raAhVJro8KHWtZDNQQFjABegQIBxAB&usg=AOvVaw2BfV5Q09Lb09aKtJEqdMQx
  2. ^ "DD Kisan set for launch on May 26". The Times of India. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Government considers launching 'DD Kisan' on Modi government's 1st anniversary". Daily News and Analysis. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015.

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