Gives two day extension to facilitate journalists
KUPWARA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today convened a meeting, here to review the progress of data collection of media persons working in the district.
The meeting was attended by SSP Kupwara Dr. G V Sundeep and District Information Officer (DIO) Kupwara, Mohammad Yousuf Mir.
The DC was informed that the data of media persons working in the district is being collected as per devised proforma which was circulated in the media group and all media persons have been asked to submit required data by 4 PM today, positively.
On the occasion, the DC said that those media persons who fail to submit the data shall not be allowed to work in the district to weed out the self-styled reporters, against whom allegations of exploitation are levelled in the district.
The DC, however, allowed a two day extension to facilitate the media persons, who could not submit their data today.
Now, as per the directions of Deputy Commissioner, the media persons working in Kupwara district are once again asked to submit their data by September 09 up to 2 PM, positively, after that there would be no relaxation.
The District Administration Kupwara has initiated a drive to check the authenticity of media persons working in the district, following the reports of allegations of black mailing and exploitation.
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