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    Guidelines for Acquisition of TV Programs



    D. Mode of application for acquisition of perpetual rights of the programmes
    While for short-term acquisition, proposal will be called as mentioned in clause (c) above and no financial quotes will be called as acquisition will be made at the fixed rates, in case of acquisition of software with perpetual rights, proposals will have to be submitted in two parts, viz. pre-qualification bid and price bid respectively.  While pre-qualification bid will contain all the details as mentioned in clause (c) above, price bid will consist of the price quoted by the producer and will be taken up for examination only after the acceptance of the pre-qualification bid.  These two parts shall be submitted in separate sealed covers within another sealed cover.

    E. Processing Fee
    The applications would be required to pay a non-refundable processing fee of                Rs. 10,000/- for each of the proposal separately.  The fee would be payable through bank draft in favour of PBBCI, Director General, Doordarshan, New Delhi.

    F. Evaluation-cum-Costing-Committee
    The proposals will be processed by an Evaluation-cum-Section Committee.                   The constitution of the Committee at headquarters will be as under:

    ADG/DDG in-charge of the acquisition - Chairperson.
    DDG (Commercial and Sales)
    One ADG/DDG of any other Channel
    Director (commercial and Sales)/Director Marketing
    Director of Programmes (Acquisition)- Convener
    Director Engineering (Headquarters)
    3 experts (including one lady) to be nominated out of the panel(s) of 15 experts approved by DG/Member (Finance)/CEO, Prasar Bharati drawn from the fields of entertainments, films, media extra for a period of 2 years from the date of the approval.  The names of experts for particular meeting will be finalized by DDG (Acquisition) from the approved panel. ...continued..