To raise the status of the members of the profession of journalism.
To promote a spirit of cooperation and understanding among Working Journalists.
To strive for the betterment of working conditions of journalists, especially in terms of salary, tenure of office,security of service, conditions of service, etc.
To promote and maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and integrity.
To safeguard and promote members’ interests generally and to assist them whenever necessary in securing employment.
To promote amenities for recreation and scope for social and cultural activities.
To build up and administer funds for provision of legal aid, unemployment/disablement/retirement/death benefits and
benefits of an allied nature.
To promote wage agreements on a State-basis, the Union Wing on behalf of the employees.
To secure redressal of grievances of members in particular and Working Journalists in general against employers and to
secure, as far as possible, a settlement of disputes between them by Peaceful means and specific bargaining so as to avoid
needless dislocation of work.
To work for and promote legislation for the welfare of Working Journalists.
To strive for the freedom of the press.