Guwahati Press Club (GPC), in association with DS Group, has decided to engage a group of journalists to study two important issues namely medicinal plants and mobile theatre groups of Assam. The press club will select four mid career journalists in two groups to study both the issue in details and report accordingly. The study program will include the usefulness and market potentiality of medicinal plants available in Assam. Moreover, the economy of mobile theatres of the state, the prospect of entertainment tax collection and a welfare scheme for the artists and technicians (with other) of those groups will be studied and report in the media outlets. Two comprehensive reports (in English) on the issues will be complied in a book form.
Interested journalists, who have at least five years of experience in active journalism, may apply for the fellowship (study) program, sending his/her brief CV and a short note, why he/she wants to join the program, to the press club office on or before March 27. Selected journalists will be paid Rs. 20,000/- each as honorarium for the two-month long fellowship program, stated in release by GPC secretary, Nava Thakuria.