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DD logo design submission deadline extended

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NEW DELHI: The deadline for submission of logo design for India’s pubcaster Doordarshan has been extended by a week to 20 August 2017, the Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said yesterday.

Doordarshan (DD), using the current logo since 1959, had floated a logo design contest, the winner of which would get a cash prize of Rs 100,000.

"Deadline for a new logo for Doordarshan was extended till the 20th of August in response to many requests," PTI quoted Vempati as saying in a tweet. The last date for submitting the logo design was August 13.

With the new logo, the broadcaster seeks to connect aggressively with the youth while preserving the "nostalgia" associated with the DD brand. Prasar Bharati runs Doordarshan, which broadcasts 23 TV channels across the country and All India Radio (AIR).

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