Press Club

An idea to establish a Press Club in Jammu was conceived way back in January, 1992, in the glowing minds of a few Jammu based young working Journalists. These young men had imagined a full fledged Press Club in the City of temples, where, their colleagues could sit and find ways for the betterment of their fraternity and also create infrastructure for their recreation after their tiring professional and hectic activities. The veteran journalists of the state supported their cause and came forward to guide the young journalists.

After three long years, the Press Club of Jammu was finally established in a small building, constructed by the State Information department in March, 1995, with a score of its primary members. Later the number of members grew gradually and this accommodation proved insufficient. Again the Government was approached to handover the JDA’s building of closed India Coffee House near the existing Club building, which was handed over to the Club in April, 1997.

The existing Club building was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, on November, 12, 1997. Which is now on its way to progress day in day out.