Doordarshan is celebrating its 59th foundation day today. Several cultural programmes were organised at the DD Headquarters to mark the occasion. Senior officials of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Prasar Bharti, Doordarshan and All India Radio were present on the occasion.
Speaking during the event, Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare said, Doordarshan has helped in connecting people across the country. He said, there is a need for Doordarshan to change its content as per the technological changes. He said, the content has to be more rich now as the competition is growing day by day.
Prasar Bharti Chairman A Surya Prakash said, Doordarshan is part of the developmental journey of the country. He said that the most experienced people have nurtured DD and because of them the organisation has touched all heights.