Saturday, May 25, 2019
News
  News Updated on Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:10:52 PM
India Asia World Sports Business Sci-Tec Health Entertainment Bollywood Video Press Releases Features City News
 
NEWS HOME
INDIA

Punjab to develop Urdu Academy on lines of Delhi Urdu Academy
Chandigarh | Wednesday, Aug 25 2010 IST
 
   COMMENTS   Print this Page   PRINT   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend  
   
 


 

In a bid to promote the Urdu language, literature and culture, the Punjab Government has decided to develop a Punjab Urdu Academy at Malerkotla on the pattern of Delhi Urdu Academy.

A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting presided over by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here this evening.

Taking part in the deliberations, the Chief Minister constituted a committee comprising Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University Patiala, noted personalities and academicians in the field of Urdu to give recommendations based on the model of Delhi Urdu Academy for the appointment of its Secretary and supporting staff to run the academy in a highly professional manner.

Mr Badal also directed the Principal Secretary Higher Education and Chairman Punjab Wakf Board to identify the suitable land of minimum four acres for establishing the state-of-the-art Urdu Academy at Malerkotla within a week.

-- (UNI) -- 25DR70.xml

 

Watch News Videos

 

 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
The 'Jacks' who slayed the giants in Mah...
'Rahul Gandhi offered to resign, CWC una...
Centre urges SC to dismiss all review pe...
No alliance for Assembly elections in De...
Gehlot, Pilot in Delhi amid demand for l...
Modi, Rahul express condolences for Sura...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Rishi, Neetu discuss movies with Hi... 
KJo joins Netflix family, to spread... 
American Center's first open house ... 
Five cow vigilantes assault 3 in MP... 
After thumping LS poll win, BJP set... 
No new Sikkim MLAs have criminal ba... 
'PM Narendra Modi' makes nearly Rs ... 
Rahul's offer to resign rejected un...