Journalist delegation pays visit to DIPR HQ
ournalist delegation pays visit to DIPR HQ

Imphal (DIPR): Indian Journalists’ Union (IJU) President Geetartha Pathak; Joint Secretary, Indo-Bangla Journalists Forum (IBJF); Md. Abdul Habi and Executive Member, Journalists’ Union of Assam (JUA) Shahidul Islam on Thursday visited DIPR HQ at Nityaipat Chuthek, Keishampat, Imphal. The meeting was jointly organised by DIPR, Manipur and All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) at the auditorium of DIPR.
The visiting Journalists were warmly received by Director (IPR) H. Balkrisna Singh, Deputy Director (Press) T. Ramesh Singh, Assistant Publicity Officer (Press) Kishan Longjam, President of AMJWU Wangkhemcha Shamjai, General Secretary, AMWJU Khwairakpam Naoba and other media persons of the State.
During the meeting, Director (DIPR) H. Balkrisna Singh expressed his happiness for their visit and briefed about the achievements, activities and schemes initiated by the Directorate for the welfare of the Journalists of the State to them. Maintaining that Manipur is one of the leading States in the Northeast in the field of journalism, Balkrisna said that various initiatives and welfare schemes such as Journalists’ Welfare Scheme, Journalists’ Pension Scheme and Internal and External Exposer Press Tours have been taken up by the directorate for the welfare of journalists of the State.
Balkrisna further said that the State has produced several prominent journalists, who have been working actively even at the most crucial stages. He also assured that he will continuously put in his best effort for the welfare of the journalists.
Indian Journalists’ Union President Geetartha Pathak also gave suggestions for the welfare and development in the field of Journalism to gethering members during the interaction.
As a token of love and appreciation of their meeting both sides exchanged traditional Lengyan Phi during the interaction programme.