AI anchors to helm DD Kisan relaunch on May 26

New Delhi, May 24, 2024.

In a first for an Indian government channel, Doordarshan is all set to unveil two Artificial Intelligence (AI) news anchors for its farmer-focused channel DD Kisan on May 26.

Named AI Krish and AI Bhoomi, the virtual anchors will front a relaunch of the channel after nine years on air, showcasing a new look and updated content aimed at the country’s agricultural community, according to agriculture ministry.

The AI anchors, capable of reading news 24×7 without breaks, will provide real-time updates on agricultural research, mandi prices, weather alerts and government schemes to the farming community across the country.