Tag Archives: Kisan TV

Prime Minister Modi launches Kisan TV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched Doordarshans Kisan TV, a 24-hour television channel. At the inauguration ceremony held at the Vigyan Bhavan, PM Modi said that the channel could act as a link between agriculture scientists and farmers. The channel will currently air agriculture-based edutainment programmes in Hindi. Prasar Bharati Board chairman Surya Prakash [...]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch Kisan TV on 26 May

Doordarshans Kisan TV will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26 May. The 24-hour channel, dedicated to farmers, was earlier scheduled to be rolled out in January. According to Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, Prime Minister Narendra Modis unavailability had caused the delay in the inauguration. The channel will now be introduced [...]

Kisan TV launch date extended again

Kisan TV will be launched in the third week of April. The 24X7 channel dedicated to farmers was scheduled to go on-air on 14 April, 2015. Prasar Bharti will, however, be soft-launching the channel next week. Government of India allocated INR1billion for Kisan TV in last years budget.  Prasar Bharti has reportedly included inputs from [...]

Prasar Bharati runs soft launch of Kisan TV on 23 March

Prasar Bharati has announced to run the soft launch of Kisan Television on 23 March. The 24/7 channel dedicated to farmers and rural India will be officially launched on 14 April. Prasar Bharati has also planned to launch a 24×7 television channel to focus on north-eastern region. The channel aims to provide a strong platform [...]