One-hour dedicated slot for Science & Technology on Doordarshan National Channel
DD Science is a one-hour programme slot on Doordarshan National Channel, which is telecast from 5 pm to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday. It is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, implemented and managed by Vigyan Prasar (VP) in collaboration with Doordarshan, Prasar Bharati, DD Science programmes can be accessed on any DTH platform.
This platform is dedicated to science and technology knowledge dissemination, with a strong commitment to spreading scientific awareness especially with Indian perspectives, ethos and cultural milieu. The initiative is supported by National Council of Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), DST.
Doordarshan is the only terrestrial channel in India, with an additional footprint on DTH and reaches more than 150 million people. More importantly, Doordarshan has the highest penetration in smaller towns and in rural India. DD Science will get to benefit from this massive reach and will be able to disseminate science content to the masses.
DD Science programmes shall comprise documentaries, studio-based discussions, science news roundups and short films. For the benefit of viewers, all films aired on DD Science, shall also be made available on India Science – its sister OTT channel on the internet for on-demand viewing.
Watch programmes on DD Science 5 pm to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)