Inform freely, truthfully and objectively the citizens of India on all matters of pubic interest, national and international.
Provide adequate coverage to the diverse cultures and languages of the various regions of the country through appropriate programmers in regional languages/dialects.
Provide adequate coverage to sports and games.Cater to the special needs of the youth.
Promote social justice, national consciousness, national integration, communal harmony, and the enlistment of women.
Pay special attention to the fields of education, and family welfare and science and technology.
Provide a comprehensive TV coverage through the use of appropriate technology.
Undertake at regular intervals auditions for classical dance forms.
Ensure that the programmes telecast on its channels are in full compliance of the AIE/Doordarshan programme and advertisement code.
Place basic data about its, network, Acts and guidelines, list of commissioned/sponsored programmes, defaulting agencies, and tender notices in the public domain through its website www.ddindia.gov.in