RATE CARD OF TECHNICAL FACILITIES

DIRECTORATE GENERAL DOORDARSHAN

RATE CARD

OF

TECHNICAL FACILITIES, NEWS & ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 (Effective 19th September 2005)

PART ONE

1.   Sale of programmes/news clips

I – For Broadcast purpose

A-    For sale of programmes (Beta SP/DVC Pro 50)*

·        Licence period: 3 years

·        Non-exclusive rights

·        Rate includes technical cost plus medium

Genre

Rate per minute for programmes

(less than 5 years old)

(Digital/Analogue)

Rupees

US Dollars

Performing arts

2500

70

Drama

3300

85

Documentary – Features

2900

80

Magazines (Agriculture, children, health, women, youth etc)

1000

25

Single OB (PM’s 15th August Address to the nation;

Special Events – Swearing in of the Vice-President, Prime Minister, Council of Ministers etc)

Events in Parliament – Presidents Address to the Joint session of Parliament, FM’s Budget speech, Rail Budget.

Complete programme

Per minute

Complete programme

Per minute

100,000

3000

3000

50

Multiple OB National events (Swearing in of the President, Republic Day parade, Beating Retreat)

200,000

6000

6000

100

Proceedings in the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha.

-

1500

-

25

Live feed with DD Logo of events where DD holds exclusive rights for use as part of a regularly scheduled daily news bulletin of which the actual news element constitutes the main feature and the news bulletin is not positioned or promoted as a cricket match programme.

 

 

 

 

(a) Cricket

-

30,000

-

720

(b) Others

-

10,000

-

240

*Digi Beta tape, if requirement is in this medium, and VCR will have to be provided by the buyer

 Note:
1.               25% extra will be charged for programmes more than 5 years, but less than 10 years old.

2.               50% extra will be charged for programmes more than 10 years old.

B – For sale of News clips (Beta SP/DVC Pro 25 /50)*

·        Licence period: 3 years

·        Non-exclusive rights

·        Rate includes technical cost plus medium

Rate per second

Rupees

US Dollars

500

12


 

*Digi Beta tape, if requirement is in this medium, and VCR will have to be provided by the buyer

II – For Non-Broadcast use (CD/DVD/VHS only)

·        Licence period: 3 years

·        Non-exclusive rights 

Rate per minute

(All genres of programmes)

Rate for 60 minutes and above

(All genres of programmes)

Rupees

US Dollars

Rupees

US Dollars

50

4

3000

100

Note:

1.   Minimum duration for which rate will be charged is 5 minutes.
2.   Prior permission in writing of the Directorate General Doordarshan is mandatory for any public
       screening.

PART TWO

Hiring of technical facilities

 

.

Details of Technical Facilities

Duration

Domestic

 User

 INR

Foreign

User

US $

Remarks

1

PLAYBACK / RECORDING BETACAM / DVC

30 mts.

350

150


2

PLAYBACK / RECORDING VHS /

 VCD / DVD

30 mts.

100

15


3

AB ROLL EDIT SUITE  (Linear/non linear)

60 mts.

1300

350


4

ENG CAMCODER (BETA /DVC PRO)

Per hour

1000

200

With standard

accessories

5

COLOUR OB VAN ITH 5 CAMERA UNITS &OTHER 

ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENTS)

Per hour

12,000

2,000

Hiring charges to be

worked out as per

details given in the Note

 (c), (d), (e), (f) & (g)

below eight hours.

6

 EFP VAN WITH TWO CAMERA

SETUP

Per hour

3,500

500

Hiring charges to be

worked out as per

details given in the Note

(c), (d.), (e), (f) & (g)

below.

7

 M/W LINK

Per hour

4,000

200

Transportation of

equipment and crew to

be arranged by the party.

Mode of transport shall

be equivalent to AC-2

Tier of Train.

8

TELECINE (T/K) TO VCR DUBBING

Per hour

2,000

600

 

9

COLOR STUDIO Up to THREE

 CAMERA SETUP (SIZE <100 Sq.m

>50 Sq.m)

         Per hour

7000

350

With standard

production facilities


10

COLOR STUDIO Up to THREE

CAMERA SETUP (Studio Size >100

 

)

Per hour

8,000

400

With standard

Production facilities

11

 DSNG

Deployment days

80000

2500

Hiring charges to be
worked out as per

details given in the Note

 (c), (f) & (g) below.

 

 

Non-Deployment days

40000

1500

12

UPLINKING CHARGES

First 10 minutes (Minimum)

7,500

250

Without space Segment

 

 

Additional per minute

300

10

13

SPACE SEGMENT CHARGES

First 10 minutes (Minimum.)

2000

50

Space segment will be

provided only on leased transponder of



Additional per minute

200

5

 

Doordarshan

 

 

14

DOWNLINKING CHARGES

First 10 minutes (Minimum)

2,500

150

With down link Dish

already installed

otherwise additional Rs.

 

20000 incase the down

link is to installed afresh

 

 

Additional per minute.

200

5

15

COMMENTATOR BOOTH EQUIPMENT

Per hour

1,500

150

With two mikes, colo

u

r

 

n

 

 

 

Audio Mixer and Power

supply.

16

STANDARDS CONVERTER / FRAME

SYNCHRONISER

Per Shift

5000

600

 

17

IRD

Per Shift

1500

50

 

18

CLIP MAIL

Per hour

2000

100

PSTN charges are to be

borne by the client

19

SAT PHONE

Per Shift

5000

400

Transportation with one

crew by air & Satellite

charges to be borne by

the client

 

BETACAM/DVC pro CASSETTE

30 m

.

1000  40

BETACAM/DVC Pro CASSETTE

60 m

t

s.

1600 60

BETACAM/DVC Pro CASSETTE

90 m

s

2600 75

 

 

VHS/CD CASSETTE

180 m

s

150

5


NOTE

(a)

For all facilities the charges are to be levied for minimum time unit of 60 minutes except for S.No 1 & 2 where it is 30 minutes. Sl. No 12, 13 & 14 it is 10 minutes. For S. No. 16,17 & 19 it is per shift of eight hours. For Sl. No. 11 it is for deployment day.

(b)

For items where the equipment/OB Van/DSNG is to be taken out of the Doordarshan kendra, the actual time of its usage/hiring by the party would have to be calculated from the time it leaves the kendra and till the time it returns back in the Kendra.

(c)

In order to simplify the outstation hiring, two types of the cases have been formed. Case-1 where outstation is from out of the city limit up to 700 kms. Case-2 where the outstation hiring is from 700 to 1500 Kms. Hiring more than 1500 kms shall be as such discouraged. 

(d)

In case of Hiring of outstation equipment/OB vans/DSNG, the components need to be charged are: Transportation Charges (Fixed mentioned below)), Hiring Charges during Journey Period (At the rate of 30% of the normal hiring charges), Normal hiring charges during deployment & Non-deployment (Indicated in the Rate card), TA/DA of the staff (Indicated below), However, there is some difference in case of outstation DSNG hiring, the details of which are specified below in (g).

(e)

For Case-1- Fixed Transportation charges Rs.25, 000/-, Fixed Journey Period 3 days. For Case-2 - Fixed Transportation Charges Rs. 45,000/-, Fixed Journey Period 6 days. Note: During the Journey period the Hiring charges shall be at the rate of 30 % of the normal listed hiring charges.

(f)

TA for the staff Case1- Rs. 30,000 (For OB Van) and Rs. 10,000 for DSNG-drive away van. TA for the staff Case2 - Rs. 50,000 (For OB Van) and Rs. 15,000 for DSNG-drive away van. No separate TA to be charged in case of DSNG Fly-away as its transportation includes TA of the staff. DA for the staff in all cases have to be charged flat at the rate of Rs. 400/- per day per person; from the time staff leaves the kendra and returns back.  Staff requirement for OB Van & DSNG van will be 16 and 5 respectively. For DSNG-Fly-away staff is 2 Nos.

(g)

Transportation charges for DSNG-Flyaway by air will be Rs 1.25 lakhs, which shall have no journey period for charging purpose. For DSNG-drive away Van Rs.25000 & Rs 45000 will be charged as fixed transportation charges and with a fixed journey period of 3 Days & 6 Days for Case-1 & Case-2 respectively.    Note: a.) During the Journey period the Hiring charges shall be at the rate of 30 % of the normal Deployment charges along with TA/DA of staff; the details of which are indicated above. b.) If DSNG needs to be installed one day in advance of the coverage day due to either testing session desired by the party or if the coverage starts in the forenoon session on the coverage day, the previous day shall also be charged as Non-deployment day.

(h)

The charges for all the technical facilities include the cost of the operating Crew. As such these equipments while being taken out of Doordarshan premises will always be accompanied by Doordarshan Operating crew.

(i)

All efforts would be made to honour the commitment. However, Doordarshan shall not be liable for any damages/charges for any break in service due to any unforeseen circumstances including sudden failure of equipment etc.,

(j)

There is one uniform rate for all types of users, i.e., Private, Government, and Semi-government or Charitable outfits.

PAYMENT

1

The amount is to be taken in advance from the domestic users through Bank Drafts by the Kendra hiring the facility. In case of foreign users, an assurance from the concerned Embassy regarding making payment within 30 days of receipt of invoice will have to be furnished otherwise hiring charges are to be deposited in advance through bank draft as indicated above. Payment collection, in case of all foreign users, has to be done by IMD Doordarshan Directorate. In case payments are delayed, Doordarshan reserves the right to charge interest @ 12% per annum on delayed payments.

2

Cancellation charges for coverage within the city: In case the facilities are cancelled after booking, the cancellation charges at the following rates will be applicable:

(I) Before 3 days of actual booking - 10%

(ii) Between 3 days and 24 hours   - 50%

(iii) Within 24 hours                     - 75%

Cancellation charges in case the facilities are offered outside the city and the cancellation happens during the journey period

In addition to 25% of the normal hiring cost as per rate card for one shift of coverage, the Fixed charges as Transportation charges, Journey Period hiring Charges, Staff TA and DA for 3 days depending on the Case-1 & 2 is also to be charged.

3

The rates are subject to periodical revision.



 

 

 

 


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