Doordarshan has produced 558 documentaries and 446 films during 2006-07 & 2005-06 respectively and expenditure incurred on this was Rs. 10.08 crore & 4.39 crores.
Documentaries/films are made on a wide range of topics including those of scientific, technical, medical, cultural, historical, etc.nature.No separate and comprehensive list is maintained as to which topics concern which specific State. However, Doordarshan Kendra Lucknow has produced a documentary on the First War of Indian Independence 1857 namely, “Bhartayan”, which is UP related. This is being telecast since January 2007 on every Thursday of the month and will continue during the current financial year.
This information was given by Minister of Information & Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri P. R. Dasmunsi in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on August 14 ,2007.