Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday assured Adbee Markaz Kamraz(AMK) that the government would take up necessary measures to introduce Kashmiri, Dogri and Boddhi in the 9th and 10th classes. He said Education Department would be asked to prepare a comprehensive proposal for the State Cabinet to discuss the issue.
“I will talk to the Deputy Chief Minister in this regard”, he said directing the Commissioner Secretary School Education to examine the matter and formulate a summary.
Speaking to a deputation of AMK led by its President, Dr Aziz Hajini, the Chief Minister said that his government is paying due attention to the growth and development of local languages and cultures in the State.
The AMK also highlighted the need of creating posts of +2 Lecturers in Kashmiri language and their placing in the schools where there is urgent need for such placements. The deputation also raised the issue of publication of books in Kashmiri language for the students.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Secretary School Education, Hirdesh Kumar, various senior government officers, Prof Rehman Rahi, Prof Zaman Azurdah, Zarief Ahmad Zarief, Shahzadi Simon, Shakeel Qalander, Mushtaq Ahmad Mushtaq, Syed Shujaat Bukhari, Mohammad Amin Bhat and Parvaiz Majid.