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    Guidelines for Acquisition of TV Programs



    N. Exemptions
    Notwithstanding anything contained in these guidelines, Doordarshan may with the prior approval of the Empowered Committee consisting of CEO, Prasar Bharati, Member (Finance) and DG: Doordarshan accept any proposal under this scheme in relaxation of any of these guidelines for the reasons to be recorded in writing.  Such decision of the Empowered Committee will be got ratified by Prasar Bharati Board in its next meeting.


    This Agreement is made at New Delhi on this_________________ day of __________ TWO THOUSAND between PRASAR BHARATI (Broadcasting Corporation of India), a body corporate established under PRASAR BHARATI (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990 through Director                        General: Doordarshan, Doordarshan Bhawan, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi-110001, (hereinafter referred to as "DOORDARSHAN") which expression shall include all its officers, successors and assign on the FIRST PART, AND_________________ having its office at __________________________ (hereinafter referred to as______________________) which expression shall include all its officers, successors and assigns on the SECOND PART.
    WHEREAS Doordarshan is desirous of telecasting the programme on its domestic and global television network channels and for this purpose Doordarshan is considering programme offered by the _________________ for obtaining the rights for telecast of the programme under short-term acquisition category within India and also abroad on the above Channels (hereinafter the telecast Rights")
    WHEREAS __________________________ represents and warrants to Doordarshan that the _____________ is the producer/Sole and absolute TV owner of all the rights in India and abroad including television rights to Documentary programme entitled ________________________ in ________________ episodes (30 minutes each) in __________________ Language, (hereinafter referred to as the PROGRAMME) and is legally entitled and competent to offer the programme for its telecast by Doordarshan on its television channels National Network, Doordarshan World Channel and Regional Channels (hereinafter referred to as the CHANNELS) under short-term acquisition category and offer to grant to Doordarshan telecast rights for the above noted programme.
    AND WHEREAS __________________ has agreed to grant the Telecast rights to Doordarshan under short-term acquisition category for the purpose of telecasting the programme on its domestic and global television network channels on the terms and conditions contained hereinafter:



    This agreement is executed in respect of short-term acquisition of telecast the Documentary Programme entitled------------------------------------- in English, in ----------------------(-----------------------------) episodes (30 Minutes Each) for three years on Non Exclusive Basis. ...continued..