Telangana: 43 journalists down with Covid receive financial assistance

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Telangana Media Academy has extended financial assistance to 43 persons from the media fraternity who tested corona positive in the State so far.

Hyderabad: Telangana Media Academy has extended financial assistance to 43 persons from the media fraternity who tested corona positive in the State so far. Thirty media persons including reporters, cameramen, technicians from various news publications and TV channels who were hospitalised were given Rs 20,000 amount.

Another, 13 journalists who are in home isolation were given Rs 10,000 assistance each. Until now, the Academy has distributed Rs 7.30 lakh as assistance to affected journalists. Chairman Allam Narayana stated that the amounts were deposited in the bank accounts of journalists. He appealed to journalists to take safety precautions like wearing face masks, carrying hand sanitisers and maintaining physical distance while going for duties.

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