Hyderabad: An official delegation of Maharashtra Information department today said the Telangana Government was in the forefront in the country to implement welfare schemes for Journalists.
The team called on Telangana Media Academy here and interacted with its Chairman Allam Narayana and Secretary Rajamouli and other members. Rajamouli informed the visitors that the State government has been implementing several welfare schemes for the scribes in the State. So far, the government offered Rs 100 crore funds as corpus fund and Rs 35 crore for journalists welfare in the State, he said.
Allam Narayana is conducting training classes for scribes and implementing welfare schemes to provide succor to the families in need. The Academy was providing Rs 50,000 financial assistance to the journalists for acute health problems and met with accidents. As many as 17,000 accreditation cards were issued and providing free health services to the scribes in the State of Telangana, Rajamouli informed the visiting delegation from Maharashtra. Delegation comprises V Suresh, Dr Patodkar, Archana Shambarkar, Telangana officials Assistant Director Raja Reddy and others were present. (NSS)