Godavari Pushkara Vaibhavam 2015 was telecast daily for 7.00 -7.30 am on Doordarshan Saptagiri from March 21, 2015 (eve of the Telugu New Year) with the theme being Godavari Pushkaralu. Godavari Pushkaram is a festival of River Godavari which occurs once in 12 years. Subjects covered were the origin the Godavari river in Trayambakam in Maharashtra till its merger near Antarvedi in the Bay of Bengal. A 100 episodes out of the slated 130 of the series were aired as of June 29, 2015. Godavari Pushkaralu starts on July 14 – July 25, 2015. DD Saptagiri is a state owned TV channel telecasting from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Doordarshan Kendra Vijayawada was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu on Sept 27, 2014.