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GUWAHATI | Aug 14, 2019:
Twenty journalists from Assam has been shortlisted under Pension Scheme for Journalists, 2019-20, by the Assam Government.
Each journalist will be awarded a pension with an amount of Rs. 8000 per month with effective from 1st April 2019.
As per an official statement, the selected Journalist this year are Deepak Das (Karimganj), Nathmal Tibrewala (Sonitpur), Ikbal Ahmed (Dibrugarh), Amulya Khataniar (Tinsukia), Uday Shankar Borgohain (Kamrup Metro), Ghanakanta Das (Biswanath Chariali), Satyanarayan Mishra (Kamrup Metro), Himen Bhattacharjee (Tinsukia), Padmeswar Chitrakar (Kamrup Metro), Kiron Kumar Mukherjee (Nagaon), Paban Hazarika (Udalguri), Arun Kumar Das (Jorhat), Sanjoy Barkataki (Kamrup Metro), Jiten Sarma (Tinsukia), Ranjeet Kumar Das (Udalguri), Balendra Kalita (Kamrup Metro), Horen Sarmah (Jorhat), Champak Barbara (Kamrup Metro), Imran Hussain (Kamrup Metro) and Dipankar Roy (Kamrup Metro).