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    Guidelines for Acquisition of TV Programs

     
     
     

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    I) For Fresh Programmes not telecast earlier on Doordarshan/any other Channel

    (a) The rate payable will be Rs. 50,000/- per episode or less if the programmes are to be taken for satellite channels alone with the proviso that rights of one telecast each on all the satellite channels of Doordarshan will be permissible during a period of 3 years. In addition, Doordarshan will reserve the right to telecast the programmes once on any/all of its Regional Language Satellite Channels without any extra payment.

    (b) A rate of Rs. 75,000/- per episodes will be admissible for rights of one telecast on the terrestrial channels of Doordarshan apart from one telecast each on all the satellite channels of Doordarshan for a period of 3 years.  In addition, Doordarshan will reserve the right to telecast the programmes once on any/all of its Regional Language Satellite Channels without any extra payment.

    (c) As regards animation films, the rate payable will be Rs. 75,000/- per episode for rights of one telecast on each of the satellite channels of Doordarshan during a period of 3 years.  A rate of Rs. 1,00,000/- per episode will be admissible for rights of one telecast on the terrestrial channels of Doordarshan apart from one telecast on each of the satellite channels of Doordarshan for a period of 3 years.  In both the above cases, Doordarshan will reserve the right to telecast the programmes once on any/all of its Regional Language Satellite Channels without any extra payment.

    II) For Programmes telecast earlier on Doordarshan/any other Channel
    As regards the programmes which have been shown on any of the Doordarshan channels or any other private channel previously, an amount of Rs. 25,000/- per episode will be payable for acquiring rights for single telecast on each of the terrestrial and satellite channels of Doordarshan for a period of 3 years.  In addition, Doordarshan will reserve the right to telecast the programmes once on any/all of its Regional Language Satellite channel without any extra payment. ...continued..

     
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