TODAY PRASAR BHARTI ANNOUNCE THE NOTICE REGARDING OF HER 44th ONLINE E-AUCTION. HERE ARE THE COMPLETE INFORMATION.
Notice inviting applications from satellite TV channels for allotment of MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH Platform for the period from 01.04.2020 to 31.03.2021 through 44th on line e-auction process.
1. Prasar Bharati invites applications for allotment of MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH Platform for the period from 01.04.2020 to 31.03.2021 through 44th on line e-auction process to be tentatively held from 24.02.2020.
2. The slots will be allotted as per policy guidelines for allotment of DD Free Dish slots, notified on 15.01.2019 and as amended vide amendments notified on 30.03.2019 & 01.11.2019 which are available on the websites, http://doordarshan.gov.in and http://prasarbharati.gov.in
3. Only satellite channels licensed by the Ministry of I&B would be allowed to participate in the allocation/44th online e-Auction process. Only companies holding valid permission from Ministry of I&B or their authorized distributor partners can apply for allocation of DD Free Dish slot. If bidder Company is other than channel license holder, the letter/agreement signed between license Holder Company and Distributor Company authorizing the bidder for distribution of the channel and bidding on behalf of the channel must be submitted.
4. International Public Broadcasters licensed/ registered/permitted by the Ministry of I&B can also participate in e-auction.
5. Categorization of TV channels in different buckets in accordance with genres/language of channel and their starting reserve price will be as below:
Bucket A+ All GEC (Hindi) Channels – Rs.15.00 Crore
Bucket A All Movie (Hindi) Channels – Rs.12.00 Crore
Bucket B All Music (Hindi) Channels, Sports (Hindi) Channels, GEC (Bhojpuri), Movies (Bhojpuri) and Teleshopping (Hindi) channels – Rs.10.00 Crore
Bucket C News & Current Affairs (Hindi) Channels, News & Current Affairs (English) and News & Current Affairs (Punjabi) Channels – Rs.7.00 Crore
Bucket D All other remaining Genre (Language) Channels and Teleshopping (Regional) channels – Rs. 6.0 Crore
Bucket R1 Spiritual channels including channels promoting yoga, Ayurveda, Health & Wellness (Ayush) based on traditional methods – Rs. 3.0 Crore
6. The Last Date for submission of applications is 18.02.2020 latest by 3.00 P.M.