FNJ Makawanpur is to provide Pension to senior Journalists

Tukhabar Correspondent
December 10th, 2020

Makawanpur. The Makawanpur branch of the ‘Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ)’  has made a decision to provide pension for those journalists who spent 20 year of life as journalism as core profession and are above 60 years old.

A meeting of the working committee of the Federation of Nepali Journalists(FNJ) Makawanpur on Wednesday decided to provide pension at the rate of Rs. 4,000 per month to senior journalists, approving ‘Procedures of Pension-2077’.

Hetauda sub-metropolis has already transferred Rs. 1 Million to the fund to provide pension. Hari Humagain, president of the FNJ Makawanpur, said that Rs. 1 Million has been deposited in the account already opened by FNJ Makawanpur Branch.

Among the members affiliated to the to the FNJ Makawanpur branch, a pension is being given to develop the senior member’s career.

After the implementation of the ‘Senior Pension Program’, Rs. 4,000 will be provided monthly from the fund and the pension amount will be increased along with the increase in the fund.

In order to receive the pension, one must be a member of the Makawanpur branch of the FNJ, have completed 60 years of age, have worked in the media sector for 20 consecutive years with journalism as his main profession. Due to the age limit, the allowance should not have been taken and after the age of 60, one must have been retired from the active journalism.

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