Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday announced a major hike in pension of the retired journalists at Agartala Press Club.
The CM announced this after handing over a cheque of R. 2 lakh to ailing journalist Biswajit Sharma.
The CM further announced that he had already approved a proposal for increasing the pensions of retired journalists to Rs 10000 from the present sum of Rs 1000.
Addressing the gathering, Deb also appreciated the constructive role of media and said that the media has a bigger role to play.
“Apart from being journalists, the media persons have to perform their responsibilities as citizens as well,” the CM added....
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