Hindi Pakhwara concludes at CUK
Ganderbal: Hindi Pakhvara, organised by the Rajbhasha Cell of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) concluded here on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor (VC) CUK Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah said the administrative staff of the university has shown keen interest in learning Hindi.
“Majority of them have passed the three programmes Prabodh, Praveen and Pragya with good percentage,” he said.
The VC said the language does not belong to any particular religion, community or ethnicity.
“People should learn other languages, particularly of the country, in addition to their mother tongue,” he said.
VC CUK asked the employees to learn and use the Hindi language in official work as the Parliamentary Committee on implementation of Hindi, will conduct an inspection about usage of the same in the varsity, in near future.
Registrar CUK, Prof. M Afzal Zargar asked all the staff members to use Hindi in their office work and communications.
“The orders issued from administration and other offices have to be bilingual (English and Hindi) from now onwards,” he said.
Prof. Zargar said that more than 30 percent of CUK employees have already completed the correspondence courses of Central Hindi Training Institute (CHTI).
Hindi Adhikari, Dr. Sakina Akhter in her welcome address said the Rajbhasha Cell was implementing most of the rules and regulations regarding implementation of Hindi in the university
She said the Cell is regularly conducting classes of the employees wherein they are taught Hindi.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah and Registrar, later felicitated the winners in dictation, essay and letter writing, translation and Hindi noting and also the participants in the Pakhwara.
The first prize was bagged by Tabassum Imran, while the second and third prizes were bagged by Naveed and Irfan respectively.