The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled federal government in Jharkhand, led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, has launched a unique scheme, that guarantees to give you a grant all the way to Rs. 15,000 to printing and television reporters, for since the management’s welfare schemes along with other initiatives.
The scheme was made public recently, because of the Jharkhand federal federal government’s Information and Public Relations Department through a newspaper ad.
Context: Jharkhand would go to polls later on this present year
To notice, the choice to ‘reward’ journalists comes at a right time as soon as the state is searching to enter polls in only a matter of months.
The Jharkhand federal federal government’s want to honor journalism that is local, the timing with this ‘initiative’ simply ahead of the essential Assembly elections is, at the best, arguable.
Naturally, Opposition parties and leaders attended forward to criticize the scheme.
A range committee to select 30 reporters for reportage
Depending on the paper ad, participating reporters had been necessary to submit an application for the scheme using their chosen topics/subjects by September 16.
A selection committee will choose 30 reporters, who shall be allotted one month’s time to conduct reportage on the selected topics as the next step. […]