Kathmandu,3 Nov 2014: Minister for Information and Communications, Dr Minendra Rijal, has said that the government is going to introduce a ‘Training Academy’ programme for the development of journalism sector.
At a programme organised on the occasion of the 18th anniversary and annual general meeting of the Sancharika Samuha Nepal here today, Minister Rijal said especially women journalists would be given priority in the Academy.
Minister Rijal said discussion would be held on owners of media houses and working journalists soon with the objective of addressing the problems of working journalists.
Stating that a collision government of Nepali Congress and CPN (UML) has been formed to promulgate the new constitution, he said NC was ready to adopt the maximum flexibility in order to ease the constitution writing process.
Chairman at the Press Council Nepal, Borna Bahadur Karki pointed out the need of drafting aÂ new media policy to make old women journalists continuingÂ their job and new one to attract inÂ the journalism sectors.
Similarly, President at the Federation of the Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Chairperson of the Working Women Journalists (WWJ) Shubhechchha Bindu Tuladhar, General Secretary of the Press Chautari Madhav Nepal, Under Secretary of the Press Union Saloja Dahal and Chairperson of the Sancharika Samuha Nirmala Sharma have praised the contribution of the Samuha for the development of women leadership in Journalism sector.