APSCC for Punjabi course at KU
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Srinagar, Oct 21: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) led by its Chairman S Jagmohan Singh Raina on Thursday appealed the government to start Post Graduate courses in Punjabi at Kashmir University.
The APSCC said it during a meeting with Minister for School Education, Peerzada Mohammad Syed.
An official handout said the delegation put forth a list of demands which “inter alia included promotion of Punjabi language in the state.”
“The delegation also demanded post graduation course in Punjabi language in Kashmir University, implementation of the scheme launched by Union Ministry of Education in 2008 regarding appointment of Punjabi teachers and introducing of Punjabi subject at Primary level in Government and Private educational institutions,” the handout said.
They also demanded upgradation of the Punjabi section in Jammu and Kashmir Cultural Academy of Art and Languages and filling up of the vacant posts of Punjabi Lectures.
The Minister gave a patient hearing and assured appropriate action. He said the state government has already taken some initiatives regarding fulfillment of the demands. He said that demands put forth by the delegation would also be brought to the notice of Chief Minister.
Other Members of the Committee included S Ajit Singh Mastana, S Dalip Singh Deepak, S Manjit Singh, S Surinder Singh Chinny and others.
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