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Zee Group and Zee Sarthak , Odisha to extend financial support to daily wage earners during COVID-19 crisis:Akshay Parija Productions joins hand instantly

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

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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