New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday released 14 short films produced by Doordarshan on success stories of the NDA government's various flagship schemes.
"The 14 short films showcased the success stories under various flagship schemes of the government which had positively impacted people's lives and had brought a transformational change in the country.
"The films have successfully portrayed the underlying development narrative through testimonials from the beneficiaries at the field level all across the country," he said.
The themes that have been covered in these films: Mission Indradhanush, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna and Soil Health Card, Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Skill India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna, Kaushal Bharat Kushal Bharat, Pradahn Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna and the National Solar Mission under Ujjwal Bharat.
Naidu also said that these films would be showcased on all Doordarshan channels in Hindi and all other Indian languages with the purpose to motivate and inspire others also to use the benefits under various schemes of the government.
"These films would also be used by all other media units of the ministry to enhance outreach across media platforms," he added.
Naidu said that his ministry would be facilitating the outreach programmes of the Government through MODI (Making of Developed India) fests all across the country along with its media units.
About Doordarshan's Free Dish initiative, Naidu said that it was the largest free DTH Service in the country.
As per recent estimates, it has reached more than 22 million homes. Naidu also mentioned that the ministry would be giving 10,000 DTH boxes to the Chhattisgarh government for distribution in the Maoist-affected areas.