Notice for 70th e-auction of DD Free Dish slots
1. Prasar Bharati invites applications for allotment of vacant MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH Platform for the period from 11.07.2023 to 31.03.2024 through 70th online e-auction process to be tentatively held on 04 th July 2023.
2. The e-auction will be conducted in accordance with E-auction Methodology for allotment of DD Free Dish slots to private TV channels, notified by Prasar Bharati on 27.01.2023 which is available on the website, http://prasarbharati.gov.in.
3. Only satellite channels licensed by the Ministry of I&B would be allowed to participate in the eauction. Only companies holding valid permission from Ministry of l&B can apply for participation in e-auction for allocation of DD Free Dish slot.
4. International Public Broadcasters licensed 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 for the allotment period will be as below:
6.The Reserve Price for MPEG-2 slots for the commencement of e-auction for different Buckets shall be as under:
7. The Last Date for submission of applications and original Demand Draft is 3rd July 2023 (Monday) latest by 03.00 P.M.