Doordarshan adds to its regional bouquet, a dedicated satellite channel for the state of Assam. DDK Guwahati will now be telecasting a 24x7 dedicated satellite channel for the people of Assa. Information and Broadcasting Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar today(04/08/2020) launched DD Assam 24x7 channel through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Javadekar said, it was necessary for the State to have a new channel. He said, it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision that Northeast India will become an engine for growth for the country. Northeast region is full of resources and diversities. Mr. Javadekar said Doordarshan free Dish offers 104 channels free of cost for lifetime and people need to just get a set top box and enjoy the channels without paying any subsciption fee. CEO of Prasar Bharati Shri. Shashi Shekhar Vempati said it is a moment of pride that DD has launched DD Assam. He said all the North Eastern states have state-specific Doordarshan channels which can be viewed anywhere in India. Information and Broadcasting Secretary Shri. Amit Khare and Director General of Doordarshan, Shri. Mayank Agrawal also expressed their views on this occasion.