In its twenty years history, the JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (JAI) has proudly carried the torch for democracy, freedom of the press, improved standard and working conditions for journalists and greater Co-operation with its colleagues around the globe, under the flagship of Journalists Federation of India (JFI).
As a Non-Profit membership Organisation with eight ( 8 ) chapters across the India . JAI largest membership bases are generally concentrated in metropolitan areas of India , members are also organised in the other areas throughout the world.
In addition JAI has growing number of members working throughout world which underscores the rapid growth of media properties around the world and points the way to future expansion of the organisation. Close to one-third of members of JAI are students, attesting to the organisation’s empahasis on bringing young people into the news business. JAI has also relied on leadership in the Community and International/ Asian language media. The JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (JAI) was founded in 1992 and later register in 1994 under registrar of society act 1860 (Government of India), by a few Indian journalists, who felt a need to support one another and to encourage more to pursue journalism at a time when there were few asian faces in the media.
JAI owes its founding to the vision of a small group of jounalists. The JOURNLIST ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (JAI) is the Non-Profit Organisation that speaks for Journalists/ media related persons around the world, within the United Nations system and within the International trade union movement. Founded in 1992, the JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (JAI) is a Non Profit professional and educational organisation and regd. with registrar of society of India (Government of India) in 1994, under the society registration Act 1860 India .JAI serves humanity by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry, and promoting fair and accurate news coverage. In addition to social and benevolent activities, the JAI now manages a Non-Profit fund that supports such mebership programs as continuing education both at home and abroad and enhanced Intrnational exchange and advocacy activities.