Assam Pension Scheme for Journalists for the year 2019-20

Applications are invited from the retired journalists who worked in Assam for awarding Pension under the “Assam Pension Scheme for Journalists” for the year 2019-20.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION :

  • He/She has attained 60 (sixty) years of age and has retired from the job of a journalist/ photojournalist/ correspondent/ camera person (news).
  • He/She must be a domicile of Assam and must have served as a journalist in Assam for not less than 20 years preceding his/her date of retirement.
  • He/She must be a journalist as defined under the Working Journalist Act. Preference will be given to those who were issued Recognition/ Accreditation Card issued by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Govt. of Assam.
  • He/She must not be drawing any pension from any other source except under the Employees Provident Fund.
  • The Proprietor, Proprietor-cum-Editor, Manager-cum-Editor and those whose nature of the job is not related to a working journalist will not be eligible for the scheme.
  • The Government Servant shall not eligible for Journalist Pension. One person shall not get more than one pension out of Pensions for Journalist/Literature/ Sportspersons.

How to apply:

Intending candidates will have to submit their application duly filled up in the Prescribed Form (two sets of hard copy) along with all related papers/documents.

APPLICATION FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE O/o THE DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, ASSAM, DISPUR, GUWAHATI 06

Last Date of Receipt Application: 9 July 2019
.
Application Form Download Link: Click Here