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Odisha  Chief Minister unveiled a user-friendly web portal for the Working Journalists Swasthya Bima Yojana

Bhubaneswar:7/7/23: Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled a user-friendly web portal for the Working Journalists Swasthya Bima Yojana, aiming to provide convenient access to the scheme.

Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister emphasized the importance of journalists raising awareness in society. He also assured the State Government’s full support to journalists.

Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Minister Pradip Kumar Amat, I&PR Department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh, I& PR Director Saroj Kumar Samal, and other officials attended the ceremony.

I&PR Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh provided a detailed explanation of the portal’s usefulness and functionality.

Surendranath Parida, Technical Director of I&PR Department, expressed gratitude in his vote of thanks.

The programme was attended by District Information and Public Relations Officers from all districts of the state on the virtual mode.

Earlier, the State Government had introduced the ‘Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana,’ a health insurance scheme that covers the medical expenses of working journalists and their eligible family members.

For Apply log on:https://owjws.odisha.gov.in

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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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