SRINAGAR: University of Kashmir (KU) is going to start post graduate course in Urdu in its South Campus.
In a statement, KU PRO said the decision was in tune with the recent recommendations put forth by a high level committee, headed by chief secretary Iqbal Khanday, for the promotion and propagation of Urdu language in the state.
“The Standing Committee of the Academic Council University of Kashmir which met here few days back under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor KU Prof. Talat Ahmad approved the proposal to start a PG course in Urdu at its South Campus,” the statement said.
All members unanimously appreciated the Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad for his interest in establishing Urdu program in South Campus, the statement added.
“The scheme, syllabus and the curriculum of the upcoming PG course at South Campus would be in vogue with the PG course taught in Urdu at the main campus of the University,” Prof BA Nahvi who was recently appointed as director South Campus KU, said.