Journalists will get Rs 5000 as a special incentive, TN Chief Minister

Special incentives for government-recognized journalists, photographers, and cinematographers will be increased to Rs. 5,000

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said that his government is providing government-recognized with a special incentive of Rs 5000.

“Special incentives for government-recognized journalists, photographers and cinematographers will be increased to Rs. 5,000,” Stalin said.

He also informed that Rs 10 lakh will be given to their heir in case of death due to the COVID-19 infection.

He also asked the journalists to continue their work, but with care.

M.K. Stalin, however, stated that he was not totally satisfied with the outcome of the statewide lockdown and that a decision on whether to prolong it will be made soon.

He claimed that since May 7, an average of 78,000 people have been vaccinated every day, which is greater than the previous record of around 61,000 per day.

He also claimed that his administration has cut vaccination waste by 6%. The CM also reaffirmed his call for the people to come forward and be vaccinated.

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