Telangana State Media Accreditation Policy/Guidelines

In the circumstances stated by the Commissioner, Information and Public Relations in the letter read above, the Government held a meeting on 21.02.2015 with certain prominent editors and media representatives from Print and Electronic Media to discuss various issues relating to accreditation and other welfare measures for the benefit of Telangana Journalists.   Since accreditation is the staring point for extending required welfare measures for the Telangana Journalists among other things,   the Government decided that an Accreditation Committee comprising of prominent members from the print and electronic media be constituted forthwith in supersession of the existing the then A.P. Media Accreditation Rules 1999 and the A.P. Media Accreditation Rules, 2005 with the following members.


1 Sri K.Rama Chandra Murthy, Editorial Director, Saakshi Chairman
2 Sri K.Srinivasa Reddy, Editor, Mana Telangana Daily.  
3 Sri Zaheeruddin Ali Khan, Managing Editor, Siasat  
4 Sri K.Sekhar Reddy,  Editor, Namasthe Telangana  
5. Sri Shailesh Reddy, CEO, 6TV  
6 Sri Kranthi Kiran, General Secretary, Telangana Union of Working Journalists  
7. Sri T.Venkata Krishna, HMTV  
8. Sri C.R.Gowri Shankar, Political Editor, Deccan Chronicle  
9 Smt. Vanaja, Senior Journalist.  
10. Smt. A.Saritha, T- News  
11 Director, Information and Public

Relations Department


The  Committee  constituted  above  will  be  charged  with  the responsibility for preparing necessary policy and guidelines/ rules for extending the facility to members of the media and accreditation in Telangana State and the Committee constituted for this purpose shall examine the existing accreditation rules and hold consultation with all the stakeholders and formulate necessary policy and guidelines etc for issue and  renewal  of  accreditation  to  eligible  members  of  the  print  and Electronic Media etc.   The Government further direct that the Committee shall furnish its report within one week, enabling the Government to issue necessary orders to this effect.

After  formulation  of  the  media  Accreditation  Rules  etc.,  the Government  will  issue the separate orders constituting the State Media

Accreditation Committee which will be charged with the responsibility of receiving and processing applications from eligible journalists for issue of Telangana Media Accreditation Cards etc. as the case may be.


I&PR Dept., – Constituting the Accreditation Committee for preparing Telangana State Media Accreditation Policy/Rules/Guidelines – Orders – Issued.GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (SER.A) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 108.  Dated:24:02:2015,

From the Commissioner, Information and Public RelationsDepartment, Lr.No.6479/MR/2015, dated 10.02.2015.

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