Akhtar calls for making students aware of JK’s rich cultural heritage
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 26: Minister for Education, Mr Naeem AkhtarMonday called for revising the school curriculum with lessons on the literary figures of Jammu and Kashmir.
Stressing the need for making students aware of their rich cultural heritage, Mr Akhtar urged the civil society, educationists and independent policymakers to come up with suggestions on how the Education Department can spread knowledge about the local icons who have brought laurels to the State.
“They (Kashmiri Pandits) took original stride to modern education which has produced a pool of talent spread across the globe who are making the state of Jammu and Kashmir proud with their achievements in the field of science and arts,” Mr Akhtar said.
Dr Hajini urged the Education Minister to introduce Kashmiri as a mandatory subject for Class 9 and Class 10 so that the rich cultural heritage of J&K is preserved. Prof Chaman Lal Sapru, president of Dina Nath Foundation also spoke on the occasion.
Mr Farooq Nazki delivered Dina Nath Nadim memorial lecture on the occasion.
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