Saturday, April 4, 2020

COVID-19: Secretary, IP assures full support to media

Port Blair, April 01: The Secretary, IP today called upon the President, ANMF and assured that the UT administration will extend full support for the smooth functioning of the media units in the islands. It may be recalled here that recently the Secretary, IP has met the mediapersons to know the problems faced by the media in the islands.
Media persons brought to his knowledge about issues like issuing of media pass so that media here can perform its duty and release of government advertisements to the local media. The Secretary, IP told the President, ANMF that the has brought the issue before the knowledge of the Chief Secretary and the UT administration is working to provide some relief to the media units by way of releasing advertisement. So far, IP Division has issued media pass to about daily weekly, fortnightly and monthly 27 newspapers operating from the islands.

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