Urdu crash courses for revenue officials

SRINAGAR: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Syed Basharat Bukhari today said that the importance of Urdu is paramount as all the official records are preserved through the medium of the language, and it should be duty of everybody to work for its promotion and propagation.
Speaking on a Private Members’ resolution moved by Naresh Gupta regarding filing up of posts of Tehsildars from Urdu knowing officers having command and sufficient knowledge of the language, the Minister said that for the revenue officials the Government is intending to organize crash courses, so that they will get acquainted with the usage of Urdu language in their official communication and maintenance of records.
The Minister also said that the revenue manual would also be provided to Tehsildars and Naib-Tehsildars for official reference purposes.