Assam: 20 Journalists Selected Under State Pension Scheme
GUWAHATI: Assam Government has shortlisted names of twenty journalists from Assam for the 'Assam Pension Scheme for Journalists, 2019-20.
Each journalist will be awarded a pension of Rs. 8000 per month with effective from 1st April 2019.
Those selected 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), an official statement said.