Guwahati Press Club in association with ActionAid (Northeast India regional office) has declared three short term media fellowship for young journalists of the State. The month long fellowship will provide space for the working journalists to study and report about the impact of the climate change in Assam, which is finally expected to draw the attention of the policy makers. Similarly, the other fellowship is expected to make public awareness regarding the natural and man made disasters in the locality.
It may be mentioned that Actionaid is an international humanitarian organization, whose primary concern is to reduce the risk related to all kinds of disaster and the impact of the climate change. Those, who are interested and have an understanding on these subjects, may apply for the fellowship program. The selected fellows will receive a one time grant of Rs 10,000 (ten thousand only). The last date of receipt of applications, addressed to the Secretary, Guwahati Press Club, is September 10, 2009.