2-day PCP for Prabodh course begins in CUK
Srinagar, Apr 20: The two-day Personal Contact Programme (PCP) for the trainees registered for the PrabodhCourse in Hindi began at Sonwar campus of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) here Monday.
Central Hindi Training Institute (CHTI), Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs, Assistant Directors, Mr. Radhey Shyam Upadhyay and Mr. Vasu Deo Singh were the guest speakers on the inaugural event, while the programme was conducted and co-ordinated by Hindi Adhikari, Ms. Sakhina Akhtar.
Addressing the participants comprising administrative staff of the varsity and other Central Government Departments, the officials from CHTI, said the aim and objective of their Institute was to impart in-service intensive training of Hindi Language or Hindi Typing (Manual) or Hindi Word Processing (Computer) and Hindi Stenography to the newly recruited Government officials.
The duo discussed the importance of Raj Bhasha and Rashtriya Bhasha in detail. “People should learn new languages as it helps them in communicating with other communities effectively,” the CHTI officials said, adding the language transcends all man made borders.
They said that the learning of Hindi in Central Government Departments have been made imperative and the Government functionaries holding top office and subordinate offices, are being regularly asked about the progress in this regard.
Hindi Adhikari, Ms. Sakhina Akhtar, earlier gave a brief account about the measures taken by the University with respect to the learning of the language by the officials of the varsity. She said CHTI is holding an examination regarding the Prabodh course in the University next month.
The inaugural session was followed by technical sessions wherein the participants were briefed about the history and other aspects of the language.
Officiating Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj-uDin while talking on the sidelines of the training programme reiterated that the University shall continue to provide training and capacity building stints in Hindi and other languages to all its employees including the faculty. He briefed about various efforts made by the University in this stride.
Registrar, Prof. Muhammad Afzal Zargar, thanked the visiting officials for providing expertise during the training programme and assured to hold many more such programmes in near future.