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GPC media fellowships announced

Guwahati Press Club has announced a series of media fellowships for the benefit of the journalists of Assam. The fellowship is introduced in the memory of Bir Sing Majhi and has been sponsored by Prithibi Majhi and his family from this year. The first fellowship is offered to study the overall tea economy of the State. The second fellowship will incorporate various socio-economic aspects of the tea plantation labourers within Assam. Both the fellowships will be of four months each and the selected fellow will receive Rs.40,000 each. The remaining two fellowships will be offered to study the potentiality of fish production in Assam and the role of women journalists in the media of the State. These two fellowships will be for a period of two months and the fellows will be offered Rs. 20,000 each. Interested journalists with at least five years of experience in active journalism may apply for the fellowships along with a brief concept paper and methodology to the Secretary, Guwahati Press Club, Guwahati-781001 on or before 15th July next.

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