Govt keen to introduce Punjabi, Dogri in schools: Chib
Jammu, Apr 4: Jammu and Kashmir Government has accorded first priority to promote the languages spoken in the state by providing ample opportunity to the emerging writers and established literacy figures to grow through its established institutions, said the Minister for Medical Education, Technical education, Youth Services and Sports R S Chib.
He was speaking at the inaugural function of the one day Punjabi Conference organized by Punjabi Sahitik Sabha – R S Pura, here today.
Describing the literature and literary works of a particular age as the reflection of the existing Social milieu, the Minister said that the writers and poets who are the guardians of the literacy traditions of a society enrich it further by adding new thoughts matching the changing times.
Listing various steps taken by the government to promote various languages , he said the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages is doing a yeoman’s job in this direction.
Chib said that the government was committed to introduce Punjabi and Dogri languages in the schools to ensure their growth and development.
He said that Punjabi is the only language which is spoken not only in J&K and North India but in every part of the country and whole world also. He said that Punjabis settled everywhere on the globe have preserve their Punjabi culture, language and literature.
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