DD, AIR News bulletins preserved as archives, PIB releases since independence available for public scrutiny

NEW DELHI: Doordarshan News bulletins are being preserved as archives in print format since 2010, Parliament was told this week.

DD News maintains the archives in print/video format, according to Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley.

All daily News Bulletins are preserved in visual format for six months and stored in local server of DD News.

Coverage of VVIPs such as the President, Vice President and Prime Minister, including their major domestic and foreign tours, are archived and preserved.

Recordings of news coverage, which have longer implications and recall value, are also archived and preserved in DD News Tape library.

The Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) keeps the record of the channels monitored for a period of 90 days.

As far as audio archives of news items, bulletins of All India Radio broadcast from Delhi and different Regional News Units located in various States are preserved in text as well as electronic formats.

At the headquarters of AIR in Delhi, text copies of major news bulletins of All India Radio broadcast from Delhi are preserved for a period of five years.

The text and audio format of these bulletins are also available on News Service Division (NSD): AIR website for a period of three months.

Major Hindi and English news bulletins broadcast from Delhi have also been preserved in electronic form on CDs (audio format) from June 2006 to October 2015.

Regional News Units (RNUs) of All India Radio preserve the text copies of news bulletins as well as audio recordings for one year. RNUs now also upload their bulletins on NSD website.

As far as print matter is concerned, the Minister said in reply to a question that Information Centre located at Connaught Place, New Delhi, of the Press Information Bureau has preserved hard copies of press releases issued by PIB since independence to 1997 and these are now being digitised.

The Information Centre houses print records of historical value. Press releases are being issued by PIB in digital form since January 1998.

In addition, 22 leading newspapers are being kept at the Information Centre, in bound form. The Information Centre is open to the general public.

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