Tirupati -- National council meeting of the Association of Small and medium newspapers of India concluded successfully at Shilparamam Vedika, Tiruchanoor road, Tirupati on 5 March 2016. State Presdidents and NC members from UP, Uttarakhand,Delhi, MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, ANDHRA Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal were participated.
NC review the working of the all states and directed to work in the interest of the members. States presidents presented problems of RNI and of DAVP. They requested to change the DAVP policy in the interest of Small and medium newspapers of the country. They expressed problems of their respective state for accreditation and distribution of advertisements.
They expressed problems created by postal department. In some states, their in no stamps for newspapers. They told that some post offices are asking surcharge and some post office are asking bulk posting charges. Some post offices are working against postal guide for registration of newspapers.
Karnataka state proposed to host national conference in Bangalore on 27-29 May 2016. House accepted proposal. House also greeted Mr. Ravi Rath for nominated as member of CPAC(PIB)
House thanked members of ANDHRA Pradesh for giving their best hospitality and good presentation particularly state president N.Vijayaraju and NC member Mrs.M.Aruna. NC meeting were conducted by its general secretary Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi and presided by national president Mr.KD Chandola. Mr Chaturvedi thanked to members and vote of thanks to the chair