Welcome to Odisha Union of Journalists(OUJ) , ଆଗାମୀ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକ୍ରମ - ରାଜ୍ୟ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକାରିଣୀ ବୈଠକ (7ଫେବୃଆରୀ 2021, ରାଉରକେଲା )

Aim and Objectives

The aim and objects of the union are:

  1. To Promote, safeguard and defend the professional interests and status of working journalists.
  2. To promote and maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and integrity.
  3. To  strive for betterment of working conditions of journalists, especially in regard to salary, remunerations, conditions of service, tenure of office, allowances and facilities and privileges for the due discharge of their responsibilities without fear or favour.
  4. To strive for the defend the freedom of the press.
  5. To safeguard and promote the interests of the journalists generally and to help members to secure employment, where necessary.
  6. To establish benevolent and pension funds, to secure employment, sickness and death benefits for the members.
  7. To work for the promote legislation for the economic and professional welfare of journalists and for proper development of the newspaper industry free from outside control.
  8. To arrange for the proper training of journalists and improving their standard of efficiency.
  9. To establish and maintain the institution of journalists at State Level.
  10. To promote and encourage inculcation of national outlook and sprit of dedication through service to society among the journalists in particular and other sections of the people in general through dissemination and correct interpretation of facts, and presentation of the country’s rich heritage by means of available media.
  11. To establish and maintain libraries for the use of its members.
  12. To collect, classify and circulate statistics and other information’s relating to the Press and to do such other things conducive to the growth of a free Press.
  13. To conduct and publish journals and papers on behalf of the Union and to own, maintain and run Printing Press.
  14. To encourage, promote and invest in journalists co-operatives, to start and run newspapers and news agencies.
  15. To build up and administer funds for the provisions of legal aid, pension group insurance and other benefits.
  16. To act on behalf of the members for establishment of units in any manner whatsoever connected with their avocation and employment.
  17. To deal with questions affecting the professional conduct of its members.
  18. To own, construct and maintain buildings for the benefit of its members and the Union, to acquire property  of every kind, to sell, mortgage or alienate or convert them into money or to create or constiture, maintain or conduct Trusts in respect of them or to admimnister or manage Trusts for the benefit of its members.
  19. To conduct the affairs of the Union and its constituent units on trade union lines without any outsite political control or influence in any manner, and
  20. To do all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.


It is indeed a pleasure to reach all of you through the new website , which is hosted for the first time. Let me congratulate all the members of the dedicated team who at the shortest possible time could complete the task immediately after taking over the office.

Shri Prasanna Kumar Mohanty   

General Secretary

We couldn't be more excited to have made it to this point. We have set out to create an on-line portal that would promote transparent information and healthy deliberations.

Shri Ashok Kumar Nanda