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Move on health insurance for scribes hailed

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, April 27 - The Guwahati Press Club (GPC) has hailed the decision of the State government to provide health insurance coverage to journalists working in a high risk environment in view of the COVID-19 outbreak.

In a statement today, GPC president Manoj Kumar Nath and general secretary Sanjoy Ray expressed gratitude to CM Sarbananda Sonowal for taking the timely step.

The Journalists Association of Assam (JAA) and the National Union of Journalists India (NUJI) have also hailed the decision of the State government. In a joint statement NUJI and JAA expressed gratitude to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma for the decision. The Journalist Association For Assam (JAFA) and the Dispur Press Club have also welcomed the decision.

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