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DD's five primary channels consistently spend less than allocations

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New Delhi: Doordarshan National spent Rs 132.77 crore out of the budget of Rs 140.38 crore allocated for 2014-15. (Note : 100,00,000 = 10 million = 1 crore. All numbers in this report have been rounded off to the nearest second decimal place). According to Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources, DD National has ben spending less than the allocated amounts since 2012-13 when it was allocated Rs  149.11 crore and spent Rs 142.99 crore; while in 2013-14 when it was allocated Rs 159.75 crore out of which it spent Rs 136.07 crore.

Of the Rs 12.38 crore allocated to DD Sports in 2012-13, it spent 12.15 crore. In 2013-14, it spent just Rs 9.92 crore of the Rs 13.83 crore allocated, and in 2014-15 DD Sports spent Rs 36.53 crore of the Rs 38.31 crore allocated.

DD Urdu was allocated Rs 25.02 crore and spent Rs 23.87 crore in 2012-13. It was allocated Rs 29.38 crore and spent Rs 26.02 crore in 2013-14, and was allocated Rs 17.11 crore in 2014-15 of which DD Urdu spent Rs 11.23 crore.

DD Bharati spent Rs 0.90 crore of the Rs 1.29 crore allocated in 2012-13. It spent Rs 1.22 crore of the Rs 1.45 crore allocated in 2013-14, and spent Rs 0.75 crore out of the allocation of Rs 0.83 crore in 2014-15.

Of the allocation of Rs 0.93 crore to DD India in 2014-15, it spent Rs 0.46 lakh. In 2013-14, it was allocated Rs 1.53 crore and spent Rs 1.01 crore, while in 2012-13 DD India was allocated Rs 4.35 crore and spent Rs 2.21 crore. 

Under the head of ‘Payment to Professionals and Special Services’ (PSS), Doordarshan in 2012-13 sanctioned Rs 1.5 crore of which Rs 1.35 crore was spent, the amount sanctioned was Rs. 2 crore in 2013-14 of which Rs 1.84 was spent . The amount sanctioned for PSS was Rs. 2.5 crore in 2014-15 of which Rs 2.46 was spent by Doordarshan. 

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