Bhubaneswar:11/4/20: Top players of the media and entertainment industry have come forward to support the daily wage earners who have lost their livelihood due to suspension of production activities after the COVID-19 crisis escalated in March.
The sudden halt impacted the sustenance of the daily wage earners involved in the activities across the production chain— artists, cameramen, spot boys, light boys and their dependent families
As a significant and sympathetic gesture by Zee Group and Zee Sarthak has offered financial help to daily wage earners, working directly or indirectly in the company’s various productions, they have arranged payment of One month Salary to all daily wage earners working with the Productions Houses of the Channel.
Abiding by the noble gesture by Zee Sarthak leading production house of Odisha’s Akshay Parija Productions have released 15 days Salary of48 daily workers in light, spot, camera, etc in their production house and undertaking to pay another 15 days by 25 th of April.
“We stand committed to financially support all the daily wage earners working in our production ecosystem. In these challenging times, it is extremely critical for India and also for our state. We wholeheartedly support and appreciate such a significant gesture by Zee Sarthak. As our sympathetic approach, we have already committed to giving an amount of Rs 200 per person per week during lockdown. We remain committed to our role of social distancing and support to all Government Guidelines. Stay safe and stay healthy’’ Mr. Akshay Kumar Parija Managing Director of AKP Production said over phone