Cabinet panel clears scheme to upgrade Prasar Bharati The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the “Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND)” scheme with an outlay of ₹2,539.61 crore up to 2025-26. The initiative aims at upgradation and expansion of the public service broadcasting infrastructure across the country. Outcomes of the initiative FM broadcasting of All India Radio (AIR) is expected to cover over 80% of the country’s population. Distribution of over Eight lakh Doordarshan Free Dish DTH set top boxes for people living in remote, tribal and border areas, aspirational districts and zones aﬀected by Left Wing Extremism. Note Currently, Doordarshan operates 36 TV channels, including 28 regional ones, and AIR operates over 500 broadcasting centres. Doordarshan was established on 15 September 1959.
Cabinet panel clears scheme to upgrade Prasar Bharati
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