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Punjab CM approves accident insurance for scribes

Every accredited journalist in the state would be covered under accident insurance to the tune of Rs 5 lakh.

punjab Updated: Apr 19, 2018 20:42 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh(HT FIle)

Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday approved extension of the facility of accidental insurance cover to 4,200 accredited mediapersons with yellow cards.

A spokesperson of the chief minister’s office said that every accredited and yellow card holder journalist in the state would be covered under accident insurance to the tune of Rs 5 lakh.

The department of information and public relations has selected an insurance company and an agreement will be signed soon.

First Published: Apr 19, 2018 20:42 IST