Prime Minister of India is all set to launch “DD” KIsan channel, another channel adding to the Doordarshan family. The Channel is aimed at providing useful information to the farmers of India, mainly in rural areas.
Speaking over the channel launch tomorrow, Union Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley said ” Indian Economy’s backbone is the Farmer. keeping in mind the welfare of the farmers, the government is going to start a channel broadcasting useful information to the Farmers. It will also educate the farmers of various farming techniques”.
The Minister also added that the Channel will be notified as a compulsory channel as per the cable rules. which mean that the channel must be aired by all the cable and DTH operators in India and that it is mandatory. Apart from “DD Kisan” Channel, there already exists a list of 24 Doordarshan channel which were made mandatory to carry by all the operators, the NDTV reports.
This channel may help the Agriculture sector as desired. Services such as Temperature readings will help the Farmers to a greater extent.