PB 3rd Amendment of Policy Guidelines for MPEG-4 slot allotment

Prasar Bharati has notified on the official website about a further amendment to the E-auction Methodology as contained in the “Policy guidelines for allotment of slots of DD Free Dish Direct-to-Home Platform to satellite TV channels”, notified on 15.01.2019 and as earlier amended  vide addendum dated 30.03.2019 & 01.11.2019 (hereinafter called as“Policy Guidelines”), in pursuant to the approval of Prasar Bharati Board in its 165th meeting held on 18.02.2021 as follows:

1) These amendments shall be called “Policy guidelines for allotment of slots of DD Free Dish Direct-to-Home Platform to satellite TV channels (Third amendments), 2021”.

2) These Third amendments shall come into force from 22.02.2021

In the Policy Guidelines, the existing item of clause 3.3.3, shall be substituted as under:

“(3.3.3) Bidding in the e-auction of vacant unreserved MPEG-4 slots will be open to all genre (language) Channels at the reserve price of Rs 50.00 Lac/annum”.

3) In the Policy Guidelines, the existing item of Clause 3.6.1.3 shall be substituted as under:

(3.6.1.3) For MPEG-4 slots Demand Draft of Rs 10.0 Lac from any scheduled bank in favor of PB (BCI) Doordarshan Commercial Service, New Delhi, towards participation fee”.

4) In the Policy Guidelines, item (g) of Annexure-II shall be substituted as under:

(g) For MPEG-4 slots, the lowest starting Reserve Price for the commencement of e-auction shall be as per clause 3.3.3 of policy guidelines. Incremental amount in the auction bids of MPEG-4 slots shall be of a minimum of Rs. 2.0 Lac (two Lac) and multiples thereof.

Prasar Bharati 3rd Amendment of Policy Guidelines for DD Free dish MPEG-4 slot allotment
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