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Assam Govt Announces Names of Scribes for 2022 Under Journalist Pension Scheme

A total of 100 journalists have been selected in the last five years and they are drawing a pension of Rs. 8000 per person per month.

Assam Govt Announces Names of Scribes for 2022 Under Journalist Pension Scheme

Sentinel Digital Desk

GUWAHATI: The government of Assam has announced the names of the selected journalists for 2022 under the Assam Pension Scheme for Journalists.

The pension to be disbursed through the DIPR Assam will come into effect from 1st April 2022.

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), Ratnesh Kumar (Kamrup-M).

The scheme was launched in 2017-18. Every year 20 senior journalists are selected on the basis of their applications observing all formalities.

A total of 100 journalists have been selected in the last five years and they are drawing a pension of Rs. 8000 per person per month.

This year this tally will be increased to 120 including the 20 newly selected journalists.


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