Education Minister assures KU of assistance
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Srinagar, Apr 17: The Minister for Education, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed, on Saturday assured the government would assist the Kashmir University endeavours aimed at promoting talent of the students.
“I assure the university authorities that the Ministry of Education is always ready to support its projects and endeavours aimed at promotion of the students’ talent,” Peerzada said while addressing the valedictory function of Project on promoting Creative Arts and Education.
The Minister said it was important to explore the hidden talent among students so that they could compete at the national and international levels.
“With endeavours like this project, achieving goal shouldn’t be difficult,” he told academics, officials and the students at KU’s Ibn-e-Khaldoon auditorium.
He was accompanied by the MoS Tourism, Nasir Sogami.
Sogami in his address said: “Such events should always be encouraged and promoted in the larger interest of the student community.”
The KU Vice-Chancellor, Prof Riyaz Punjabi said the KU would soon have the Centre for Creative Arts (COCA) to help explore the hidden talent among the students.
“History and culture should be understood through heritage and we should reach our history through the study of heritage,” he said.
The KU PRO said “The Project was aimed at helping Kashmiri children give vent to their hidden talent through creative works like arts, writing literary pieces, photography, videography and other works.”
The Dean and Head, Department of Education, Prof N A Nadeem, apprised the participants about the project.
Among others the function was attended by noted filmmaker and theatre personality, MK Raina, and Dorabji Trust representative, Ratna Mathur. A film by INTACH, made as a review of the Project, was also screened on the occasion. Besides, creative pieces by some participants were also displayed, the PRO added.
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