In light of the recent incidents in various parts of the country, wherein media-persons have contracted COVID-19 in line of work, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has today issued an advisory to all Print and Electronic media.
The Ministry has advised that media persons including reporters, cameramen, photographers etc., who are covering incidents relating to COVID-19 in various parts of the country and are involved in travel to, among other places, containment zones, hotspots and other COVID affected areas, may take due health and related precautions while performing their duties.
The Ministry has also requested the Management of media houses to take necessary care of their filed staff as well as office staff.
The complete advisory can be read at on the website of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at the link:
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
[Press Release dt. 22-04-2020]