Digital channels of Prasar Bharati registered a growth of over 100 percent in 2020. Pakistan has the highest number of listeners to Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio after India.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said that more than one billion people saw the Doordarshan channels and AIR in 2020. Doordarshan’s channels were watched six billion minutes throughout the year.
The statement issued said that Doordarshan and All India Radio were heard the most in Pakistan after India. In 2020, Prasar Bharati’s mobile application NewsOnAir was viewed by 2.5 million people. Apart from DD National and DD News, the most preferred channels are Marathi News, DD Sahyadri, DD Kannada with Kannada language, DD Bangla DD Saptagiri.