Sindh government allocates Rs 135 million for media fraternity
KARACHI: The Sindh government has allocated Rs 135 million for press clubs, media unions, deserving journalists, and Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors in budget 21-22.
According to the details of official budget allocation document received on Wednesday, the provincial government has allocated a grant of Rs 50 million for Karachi Press Club, Rs 20 million for Hyderabad Press Club and Rs 5 million each for press clubs of Sukkur, Larkana, Nawabshah and Mirpurkhas.
The government has also earmarked Rs 1 million grant for Pakistan Association of Press Photographers, Rs 10 million fund for Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors, Rs 2.5 million for deserving journalists, Rs 5 million endowment fund each for Hyderabad Union of Journalists, Karachi Union of Journalists, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, Sukkur Union of Journalists and Rs 10 million for Sindh Journalists Council.
Newspaper: Business Recorder