Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Bengal CM to inaugurate Shreshtarghya - a cooperative for journalists today at Siliguri

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate a unique cooperative for the journalists of north Bengal, today at Siliguri. She has christened the cooperative as Shreshtarghya.

The Chief Minister will today hand over the land documents for the Siliguri Journalists’ Club. She has allotted 5 kathas of land for the SJC at Kawakhali in the outskirts of Siliguri.

West Bengal Government  has already announced a health insurance scheme for journalists. The scheme has been named Mabhoi by the Chief Minister herself. The formal name of the scheme is West Bengal Health Scheme for Journalists, 2016. The scheme is applicable for all West Bengal Government-accredited journalists till the age of 65, including those who have retired.

The Chief Minister will then visit Kalimpong where a number of Government programmes are lined up for the next day.