CBSE decided to prepare a module for training of Urdu teachers
January 7, 2011, 12:00 amTweet
Higher education textbooks across 69 disciplines are being translated in Urdu as well as 21 other Indian languages.
This was disclosed during the 18th meeting of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language on Wednesday.
HRD minister Kapil Sibal said that a new vision and a national strategy is needed in order to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Urdu language, literature and the art forms like calligraphy. In this regard, three interactive sessions have been held with eminent personalities connected with Urdu language, literature and culture. These were presided over by K Rahman Khan, Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson, Shamsur Rehman Farugi, noted scholar, and Syeda Saiyidain Hameed, member, Planning Commission.
CBSE on its part has decided to prepare a module for training of Urdu teachers in schools. NCPUL in its future roadmap has also stressed that one of the ways to revive Urdu.
Read more: ’New vision needed for Urdu’ - The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/New-vision-needed-for-Urdu/articleshow/7226393.cms#ixzz1ABujLOkb