May 28th, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the first anniversary of being in power launched an exclusive 24*7 channel dedicated to Farmers named DD Kisan.
While launching the channel, Modi asserted that for country to progressed it is necessary that villages need to be part of progress and for that it is essential that agriculture should progress.
DD Kisan is an Indian agriculture 24-hour television channel, which is owned by Doordarshan and was actually started on March 23, 2015. The channel has been dedicated to agriculture and allied sectors, which disseminates real-time inputs to farmers on new farming techniques, water conservation and organic farming among other information.
It should be noted that, the public broadcaster “Prasar Bharti” which currently runs the “Krishi Darshan” program on Doordarshan is one of the longest running programmes on DD National. It was launched on January 26, 1967.
Source : India Today