‘Languages enable understanding culture, increasing problem solving, dealing with abstract concepts’
SRINAGAR: To boost and empower students with of power of languages that convey traditions and values related to group identity, department of Higher Education, J&K government in collaboration with S P College, Cluster University Srinagar on Thursday organised a research journal releasing event at the SP college auditorium Srinagar.
During the event four journals pertaining to Arabic journal (At-Tilmeez), English journal (The Fountain Pen), Kashmiri Journal (Aaghi) and Persian journal (Kaawish) were released.
The purpose of releasing such research journals is to make students aware about other languages other than mother tongue that inculcates in them the ability to communicate in multiple languages to compete with increasingly integrated global business community.
While talking to Kashmir Reader, Principal Secretary Higher Education Dr Asgar Samoon who was the chief guest at the event said, “Present age is the age of modern technologies where we have all means to promote our language and culture. Such type of research journals helps us learn other languages which prove very fruitful in research and communicating with rest of the world, hopefully we are also coming up with the research journals on Dogri, Sanskit, Gujri and other languages very soon to bridge the gap which arises with language barriers”.
“Languages, as means of communication play an important role in dealing with another culture, enables students to gain a more profound understanding of their own culture besides increasing skills like problem solving and dealing with abstract concepts”, he added.
Principal S P College, Mushtaq Ahmad Lone told Kashmir Reader that they were happy to organise such events in the college as it helps students to get empowered with the power of knowledge by studying different languages like Arabic, English, Kashmiri and Persian so that they can go anywhere for their research and also helping them to preserve their own languages by writing research journals.”