This charter is a commitment of Doordarshan to Inform freely, truthfully and objectively the citizens of India on all mattes of public interest, national and international.
Provide adequate coverage to the diverse cultures and languages of the various region of the country through appropriate Programmes in the regional languages/dialects.
Provide adequate coverage to sports and games.
Cater to the special needs of the youth.
Promote social justice, national consciousness, national integration, communal harmony, and the upliftment of women.
Pay special attention to the fields of education, and spread of literacy, agriculture, rural development, environment, health and family welfare= and science and technology.
Provide a comprehensive TV coverage through the use of appropriate technology.
Undertake at regular intervals auditions for classical dance forms.
Ensure that the programmes telecast on its channels are in full compliance of the AIR/Doordarshan programme and advertisement code.