Hyderabad: Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy today said the journalists are likely to get a two-bedroom housing facility. “I will talk to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on the need for providing two-bedroom housing facility to media persons”, she said.
Participating in a program of journalists here attended by State Press Academy chairman Allam Narayana and others, Sabitha said journalists too played a key role in the separate State movement. “I will discuss with the MLAs and make efforts to convince the Chief Minister to offer housing facility to all the scribes”, she said, adding that the State government was committed to the welfare of journalists. She also said the scribes were deprived of land and housing for a long time and deserve to get the double bedroom houses.
Allam Narayana said the State government was committed to journalists’ welfare. He appealed to journalists to attend a meeting on March 8.