Srinagar, August 6 (Vijay Kumar) – The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulla asked the J & K Cultural Academy to prepare and publish pocket size version of Kashmiri-English dictionary for the benefit of students and general people. This would help non-Kashmiris to learn Kashmiri language.
Highlighting the importance of an integrated Cultural Centre with all modern facilities and auditorium at
The Chief Minister, who is also president of
Chief Minister asked the
Mr. Abdullah directed the Academy to design festival cards with miniature paintings of
The Central Committee discussed various issues and took decisions regarding the publication of monographs, dictionaries, encyclopaedia, awards, celebration of cultural events, visual documentation of folklore, etc.
Mr. Manhas, at the outset welcomed the Chief Minister and members of the Central Committee, giving resume of the activities of
The meeting, among others was attended by Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Khursheed Ahmad Ganai, Commissioner Secretary Finance, Sudanshu Panday, Secretary Tourism Mrs. Tanveer Jaha, Prof. Rehman Rahi,. Lalit Mangotra, Miss Hawa Khan and Secretary Cultural Academy, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas.