DD-Bharati Channel was launched on 26th Jan 2002. It telecasts programmes on Health, Children, Music, Dance and Heritage.
Its telecast schedule includes:
Programmes on adventure, quiz contests, fine arts/paintings, crafts and designs, cartoons, talent hunts etc.;
“MERI BAAT” an hour-long phone-in ‘live’ show with young people;
A four-hour segment emphasizing a healthy life style and focusing on prevention rather than cure, both in out traditional and modern forms of medicine;
Classical dance/music performances by top class artists of national and international fame;
Programmes on theatre, literature, music, paintings, sculpture & architecture;
Programmes in collaboration with organizations like IGNCA, CEC, IGNOU, PSBT, NCERT and Sahitya Academy;
The channel also provides extensive coverage to the AIR Sangeet Sammelans;
Contributions made by the Regional Doordarshan Kendra’s are regularly telecast live/recorded.