Average viewership of DD National according to BARC is 91 million: Rathore

NEW DELHI: The average viewership of Doordarshan National is 91 million according to the Broadcast Audience Research Council.

The BARC has given details of 21 DD Kendras with DD Kashir being at the botton with average viewership of 6.80,000.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told the Lok Sabha today that all the regional channels of Doordarshan telecast various programmes promoting the languages included in the Eight Schedule of the Constitution and popular dialects.

No. Channel Language Average Gross Viewership (lakhs)

1 DD National HINDI 910.0
2 DD Punjabi PUNJABI 238.7
3 DD Sahyadri MARATHI 153.3
4 DD Podhigai TAMIL 94.8
5 DD Chandana KANNADA 74.9
6 DD News HINDI 72.1
7 DD Kisan HINDI 56.2
8 DD Bangla BENGALI 59.7
9 DD Malayalam MALAYALAM 40.5
10 DD Uttar Pradesh HINDI 53.4
11 DD Sports HINDI 40.2
12 DD Madhya Pradesh HINDI 30.7
13 DD Yadagiri TELUGU 35.7
14 DD Rajasthan HINDI 26.5
15 DD Bihar BHOJPURI 26.5
16 DD Girnar GUJARATI 32.7
17 DD Oriya ORIYA 29.7
18 DD Urdu URDU 16.1
19 DD Bharati HINDI 20.7
20 DD North East ASSAMESE 10.5
21 DD Kashir URDU 6.8

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