Imphal: The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) has organised today ‘One day interactive session with the centre in-charges of Urdu, Arabic and CABA-MDTP centre of Manipur’ at Hotel Imphal, North AOC.
In the inaugural session of the interaction, the Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla graced as the Chief Guest. Director of the NCPUL Prof. Syed Ali Karim and Social Activist Mohd. Afzal from Delhi were also on the dais.
Appreciating for organising the programme in Manipur where less number of people speak and understand Urdu, the chief guest appealed for more such programmes in North East. The 10% of the sanctioned budget must be utilized in these areas within the existing schemes of the respective department as per the guidelines of the government of India, the Governor added. She also shared and told her experiences in pertain to Urdu language.
It is worth to mention that NCPUL is an autonomous regulatory body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. It is the main authority of Urdu language and education in India. And CABA MDTP is one of the significant initiatives of the NCPUL. The main thrust of the today’s programme was to have an interaction with representatives/ Centres in charges in order to understand their problems and look for solutions for giving benefits to target group.
It has been the transformation of Urdu speaking population into part of the employable technological workforce in the age of technology and computer. It not only provides job opportunity for Urdu speaking people but also increases computer literacy rate of the country including Manipur. To transfer the information technology to language and making Urdu speaking boys and girl’s part of employable technology work force of India, NCPUL establishes Computer Applications, Business Accounting and Multilingual DTP Centres (CABA-MDTP) across the country. It is said that there are around 40 centres in the State.
The programme which was attended by president and secretary of the BJP Minority Morcha, Manipur State, representatives from different centres, students etc. had many interactive sessions too. (DIPR)