Project Sandeepan – the inmate literacy programme in Correctional Homes of West Bengal w.e.f. the 1st day of February, 2017, the auspicious day of Saraswati Puja.
Information & Cultural Affairs, West Bengal
Ministry of Information & Cultural Affairs is a nodal ministry mainly responsible for the information, culture, film and archaeological heritage related activities.
An accredited Journalist shall apply to the Pr. Secy./ OSD & E.O. Spl. Secy., I&CA Department in Form “A” and submit to Kolkata Information Centre (for Kolkata) and to D.I.C.O. (in District).
Recognised Hospitals/ Institutions, Laboratories/ Diagnostic Centres for the purpose of availing benefits of medical treatment under health scheme for the journalists, “Maavoi”.
Sanctioning Authority for re-imbursement of cost of medical attendance and treatment in case of Journalist based in Kolkata will be Principal Secretary, I & CA Department.
Maavoi is the West Bengal Health Scheme for the Journalists who are accredited with the Department of I&CA, has taken effect from 01.03.2016.
Maavoi – West Bengal Health Scheme for Journalists, 2016 will be implemented, managed and monitored by the Information & Cultural Affairs Department, West Bengal.