Yet another 101 journos tested positive, Academy spends 20 lakh


Yet another 101 journalists mostly working in districts have been tested positive while 3 others were advised home quarantine, taking the total positive cases among journalists to 442.

The Chairman of Telangana State Media Academy Allam Narayana informed that over Rs 80 lakh have been disbursed among them till date. Nearly 257 journos were paid Rs 20,000 each who were hospitalised for COVID treatment totalling to Rs 51.40 lakh while 81 journos were who were home quarantined paid a Rs 10,000 each totalling to Rs 8.10 lakh.

Allam Narayana requested the affected journalists to send in their personal details to his Whatsapp mobile number or contact the academy manager Laxman Kumar on 9676647807 for further details.