Govt constitutes JKMAC for grant of accreditation to news media
Jammu: The government on Tuesday constituted the Jammu and Kashmir Media Accreditation Committee (JKMAC) for grant of accreditation to news media in Jammu and Kashmir.
An order in this regard issued by J&K Government reads that sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of the Jammu and Kashmir Media Accreditation Committee (JKMAC) for the grant of accreditation to news media in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
As per the order, the committee will be composed of Director Information & Public Relations as Chairman, Deputy Director Information & Public Relations as Member Secretary, Zulfikar Majeed (Deccan Herald), Fayaz Ahmad (ANI), Neeraj Rohmetra (Daily Excelsior), Arshid Rasool (Daily Gadyal), Naveen Sharma (Dainik Jagran), Anil Bhat (PTI), Zahoor Hashmi (Daily Aftab), Satish Vimal (All India Radio), Pradip Datta (Times Now) and Ayaz Hafiz (Rising Kashmir) as members.
Speaking about the development, Director Information, Akshay Labroo said, “With the constitution of JKMAC the long-pending demand of working media persons of Jammu and Kashmir has been fulfilled, and very soon the process of granting accreditation to media persons of J&K will be initiated.”