Ganderbal: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Tuesday inaugurated the fifteen day ‘Hindi Pakhwada’ organised by the Rajbhasha cell of the varsity at Green Campus here.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said that people, cutting across all the divides, should learn different languages, particularly of the country, in addition to their mother tongue, as it would prove highly beneficial for them while travelling and communicating with individuals belonging to different States. He said the administrative staff of the university has evinced keen interest in learning Hindi and a majority of them has passed all three programmes i.e. Prabodh, Praveen and Pragya courses.
Addressing the participants, Finance Officer, Prof. Fayaz A Nikka, complimented the Raj Bhasha Cell for holding the Pakhwada, and said the language was a medium to communicate and understand each other properly. He said the Rajbhasha Cell of the university has been continuously organizing programmes to acquaint the staff about the Hindi Language, adding that several competitions have also been organised to check the proficiency of Hindi language among the staff members.
Hindi Adhikari, Dr. Sakina Akhter conducted the programme proceedings and informed the participants about the steps taken by the Rajbhasha Cell for promotion of Hindi among the staff in the university. She said the Cell was organizing activities/ events including Translation, Hindi Noting, Dictation of Administrative Vocabulary and Essay/Letter writing during the Pakhwada.