Speaking on the occasion, Ramanna hailed the reporters for gathering news and covering programmes of the government, risking their lives in the wake of the ongoing second wave of infections
Adilabad: Adilabad MLA Jogu Ramanna assured that steps would be taken to address problems faced by journalists in a phased manner. He was speaking after distributing safety kits and health insurance documents to 120 scribes from Adilabad Assembly constituency to mark the birthday of municipal chairperson Jogu Premender here on Sunday.
The kits and insurance was extended by Jogu Foundation, an Adilabad-based voluntary organization.
Speaking on the occasion, Ramanna hailed the reporters for gathering news and covering programmes of the government, risking their lives in the wake of the ongoing second wave of infections. He said that the foundation recognized services of the scribes and sponsored the kits and insurance coverage. He said that insurance coverage could be availed in 4,500 hospitals across the country.
The senior legislator promised that he would bring major problems of the journalist to the notice of the government and would strive hard for addressing them at the earliest. He said that steps would be taken for avoiding inconvenience to them. He appreciated the Jogu Foundation for coming to the rescue of the reporters.
Municipal chairman Jogu Premender opined that the scribes were rendering outstanding services. He stated that the foundation had made available three oxygen concentrators for the convenience of the Covid-19 patients. He sought cooperation of the public in implementing lockdown norms and in preventing the disease.
Former Adilabad Member of Parliament G Nagesh, municipal vice-chairperson Zaheer Ramzani, leaders of working journalist unions Betha Ramesh, Vittal, Dattu, Raghu, Joshi, Praveen, Shahid and many others were present.
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