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PRASAR BHARATI
DIRECTORATE GENERAL DOORDARSHAN

RATE CARD
OF
TECHNICAL FACILITIES, NEWS & ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 (Effective 19th September 2005)

PART ONE | TWO

Hiring of Technical Infrastructure Rate Card

PART TWO

S.No.

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 WITH 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 Sq.m)

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 Doordarshan

 

 

Additional per minute

200

5

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, colour monitor, headphones, 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 mts.

1000

40

 

BETACAM/DVC Pro CASSETTE

60 mts.

1600

60

 

BETACAM/DVC Pro CASSETTE

90 mts

2600

75

 

VHS/CD CASSETTE

180 mts

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.