Accredited journalists in the state have the benefit of health card. On the representation of Telangana Union of Working Journalists and Hyderabad Union of Journalists, the government has decided to provide health cards to non-accredited journalists as well. The last date to submit application forms was August 16. However on the representation of Secretary General TUWJ Warahat Ali, President HUJ Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed and Secretary HUJ Mr. Shankar Goud, the last date to submit application forms has been extended upto August 20. The said office bearers have requested the journalists to avail the opportunity.