Doordarshan launches unique travelogue series “Rag Rag Mein Ganga’

Doordarshan has launched a unique launched travelogue programme “Rag Rag Mein Ganga”. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) today  launched the new show.

The travelogue series “Rag Rag Mein Ganga” has been made by Doordarshan in collaboration with National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG). The 21 episode series, covering River Ganga’s journey from Gomukh to Gangasagar, has been shot using state-of-the-art techniques including Drone Cameras and Go-Pro Cameras in HD Format. Anchored by well-known actor Rajeev Khandelwal, the show will go on air from 2nd February, 2019. It will be aired on Saturdays and Sundays at 9 PM on DD National. The show relays the message of the need of rejuvenating River Ganga while also informing about the efforts of the Government to clean Ganga – presented in a unique and interesting format.

Speaking on the occasion, NitinGadkari highlighted the efforts of the Government in making the flow of Ganga ‘shudhh’, ‘aviral’ and ‘nirmal’. He gave examples of solid and liquid waste management projects, while highlighting the usage of waste to wealth principle in the endeavour to clean River Ganga. He also talked about the impact on growth of tourism and job creation through such efforts of Government.

Appreciating the innovative and interesting format of the show, Col. Rathore talked about the importance of the show in making people aware of the need of cleaning River Ganga and efforts done by the Government in this regards. He also highlighted the efforts of the Government to bring change in the mindset of people towards incorporating‘Swachhata’ in daily life.

Supriya Sahu, Director General, Doordarshan, informed that state-of-the-art techniques including Drone Cameras and Go-Pro Cameras have been used to shoot the show in HD format. She also said that efforts will be made to dub the show in regional languages for audience all across the country.