Doordarshan has set a reserve price of Rs 4.3 crore per slot for the 25th online e-auction for filling up vacant slots on Doordarshan’s direct-to-home Free Dish platform to be conducted on 18th January, 2016.
The e-auction will be conducted by Noida based M/s. C1 India Pvt. Ltd. on behalf of Prasar Bharati.
The reserve price in the last e-auction was Rs 4.3 crore.
The eligibility terms and conditions including other relevant details for this e-auction are displayed on DD website: www.ddindia.gov.in.
However, the participation amount (EMD) in the 25th e-auction is Rs 1.50 crore which needs to be deposited in advance on or before 18-12-2016 (Monday) latest by 12:00 P.M alongwith processing fee of Rs 10,000 (Non-refundable) in favour of PB (BCI) Doordarshan Commercial Service, New Delhi.
The application can be submitted in Person or by Registered Post latest by 12:00 P.M on or before 18-01-2016 (Monday) in Room No.320, 3rd Floor, Tower-A, Directorate General: Doordarshan, Doordarshan Bhawan, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi – 110001.
The applicants must provide details of the Uplink/Downlink permission documents received from the concerned ministries with the applications to ensure they are not rejected.
The demand drafts of unsuccessful bidders will be returned immediately or within a week after the e-auction process is completed.
The successful channels are required to deposit Rs.110 Crore (1st Installment) of Reserve Price within one month from the placement of TV channel on DD Free Dish alongwith Service Tax @ 14.5% of Total Bid Amount. The 2nd Installment amount of Rs.1 Crore to be deposited by the successful channel in the second month from the placement of the channel. The Balance Bid amount should be deposited on or before Six Months from the placement of the channel on DD Free Dish failing which the deposited amount will be forfeited and channel will be discontinued from DD Free Dish after the 21 days discontinuation notice.