Contributes 5 Lakh for Journalist Welfare Fund
JK News Today
Jammu, December 23:
Parveez Ahmed, Chairman of J&K today launched Sahafat Finance Scheme for the working journalists in Jammu and Kashmir with a view to help them in acquiring gadgets and equipment in performing their professional duties better .
The chairman was also given the honorary membership of the club after he was felicitated by the president of Press Club Jammu, where he launched the Jammu chapter of the scheme, which already stands launched for Kashmir .
He said the working journalists can avail the benefit of the loan up-to Rs 3 lakhs.
He also indicated that he might reduce interest rate from 12 per cent to 11.9 per cent.
Parvez Ahmed announced contribution of Rs 5 lakhs into the Journalist welfare funds of the press club and also announced that the Press Conference hall of the Press club will be taken over by the Bank for its renovation.