Information and public relations Commissioner and Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar today distributed safety kits to journalists at Samachar Bhavan today.
Speaking on the occasion, he reiterated that the safety of the journalists who are in the frontline in the fight against Covid -19 is of paramount concern of the government. There have been recent reports of cases in some states where journalists were infected with the virus.
He urged journalists to protect themselves from the coronavirus and thanked the IxoraFM organization for partnering with the state government in providing the kits to the journalists. He informed that 150 safety kits have been provided to the media persons today and another 500 will be provided in a couple of days.
He asked the officials of the information department to coordinate with the agencies and ensure supply of safety kits to all the members of Print and electronic media. The safety kit contains one face shield, mask, three-ply masks, two sanitizer bottles and one pair of gloves.
Additional Director Nagiah Kamble, Executive Director Film Development Corporation Kishore Babu Joint directors Jagan and Venkateswar Rao and other officials of the information department participated.