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Names Of Journalist Pensioners For 2022 Announced

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HT Bureau

Guwahati, Aug 13: The names of the selected journalists for 2022 under Assam Pension Scheme for Journalist are announced by Government of Assam. The pension to be disbursed through the Directorate of Information and Public Relations will come into effect from 1st of April, 2022.

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The journalists are Utpal Bordoloi (Kamrup-M), Pradip Ghosh (Darrang), Moslem Uddin Ahmed (Dhubri), Mahtabur Rahman (Karimganj), Ratul Borah (Jorhat), Jayanta Kumar Das (Kamrup-M), Imran Hussain (Udalguri), Basa Borah (Charaideo), Padma Singh (Kamrup-M), Gourendu Chakravorty (Kamrup-M), Moni Sankar Purkayastha (Karbi Anglong), Madan Mohan Adhikari (Cachar), Ramlal Sinha (Kamrup-M), Binoy Kumar Sarma (Kamrup-M), Robin Baruah (Karbi Anglong), Samindra Nath (Kamrup-M), Iswar Prasad Tamuly (Golaghat), Kumud Ch. Deka (Nalbari), Lalit Chandra Kalita (Kamrup-M) and Ratnesh Kumar (Kamrup-M)

It may be mentioned that this scheme was launched in 2017-18. Every year 20 senior journalists are selected on the basis of their applications observing all formalities. 100 journalists have been selected in last five years and they are drawing pension of Rs. 8,000 per person per month. This year this tally will be increased to 120 including the 20 newly selected journalists.

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