As a state run organization, it is accountable to the mass people of Bangladesh. It aims at the development of the lives of the people and socio-economic progress through its creative programs. The core objective of Bangladesh Television is to dissemination of information, extension of education, motivation for development activities and entertainment are the major principles followed by BTV for its broadcasting.
National and international news, documentary and development programs and various entertainment programs are aired by BTV. For international news BTV gets supports from international News agencies and broadcasters. On the other hand, BTV imports some foreign entertainment programs.
However, for national news, documentaries and entertainment programs, BTV produces programs by itself. Besides, local production houses have come forward with their productions and BTV televises the programs on terms and conditions agreed to both.