Pune Union of Working


Activities of PUWJ

PUWJ and Pune Patrakar Partishtan both carry out various activities for the betterment of the journalist fraternity. Activities for the benefit of family members of journalists are also organized. PUWJ time to time invitees people in news for various issue concurring public for ‘meet the press’ program. Apart from timely discussions on contemporary issues, a number yearly programs are being carried out by these organizations. Some of them have been listed below.

Social & cultural :

* A yearly Ganesh Festival (Pratishthapana)
* Flag Hosting on Republic day and Independence Day
* J S Karandikar Memorial Lecture
* Jayantrao Tilak Memorial Lecture
* Antakashari Program
* Drama show for members and family
* Free distribution of notebooks
* Kojagiri (festival) Program
* Cultural activities on foundation day (17 December)
* Patrakarita Divas
* Scholarships for students
* Scholarship for journalist writers on publication of book
* Felicitation of veteran journalists

Health :

* A yearly health checkup camp
* Medical insurance initiative
* Accidental initiative

Sports :

* Chess Competitions
* Carom Competition
* Badminton Competition
* Cricket Tournament
* Table Tennis Competition

Others :

* A monsoon trip
* Study tours
* Free PUC check up camp
* Driving licenses camp