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DU announces One Lakh award for students writing Article on Kashmiri Culture

Delhi University (DU) has announced award of RS one lakh to researchers who publish articles on Kashmiri culture. DU vice-chancellor Yogesh Tyagi on Tuesday announced on this initiative to facilitate award of one Lakh rupees for researchers those academics and researchers from the university who publish articles on Kashmiri culture and music in quality Scopus indexed journals that bring out extraordinary ideas for the overall development of Kashmir.

During Meeras –e–Kashmir programme organized by Delhi University, Vice Chancellor urged students to write articles on Kashmiri culture to bring out extraordinary ideas for development of Kashmir. The programme showcased the soulful musical tradition of Kashmir.

DU Award for Articles on Kashmiri Culture

On Tuesday, Vice Chancellor stated on the initiative and urged the research students to contribute Articles on culture and heritage of Jammu & Kashmir. Delhi University is organizing Meeras-e-Kashmir under the banner of ‘Cultural Flavours of India’, showcasing the diverse cultural heritage of India & in same direction University announced one Lakh rupees award. Congress veteran Karan Singh also outlined the essence of Kashmiri culture, heritage and the rich pursuit of traditional knowledge to spread either the positive way it takes. He urged

Meeras e Kashmir Programme (DU)

On Tuesday Meeras e Kashmir programme was organized. On this auspicious occasion, Pt. Bhajan Sopori enthralled the audience with his Santoor recital. His performance was followed by the rendition of Kashmiri folk songs by Dr. Sapna Kachroo, Shri Waseem Ahmed Bhat and Shri Mukesh Kumar. The cultural and musical programme was followed by serving of delicious Kashmiri cuisine to the guests. The event was attended by a large number of students of the University from all disciplines, especially those belonging to Kashmir, faculty members, officials and other invited guests

The event was graced by Dr. Karan Singh, an eminent statesman, philanthropist and poet; Prof. Amitabh Mattoo, Professor of Disarmament Studies at the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament at the Jawaharlal Nehru University; Prof. Maharaj K. Pandit, a distinguished academician and Professor at the Department of Environmental Studies of the University; Pt. Bhajan Sopori, an internationally renowned exponent of Santoor.

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In his address VC, said that like Delhi is the capital of India, India is the cultural capital of the world. He said that being the premier institution of India, onus is on us in academia to appreciate the importance of geographical location, natural beauty, culture, cuisine, tradition, literature of Kashmir. He urged all the academicians including the students to undertake quality research on issues which bring out the intrinsic beauty of Kashmiri culture before the world.  An award of RS One lakh was announced for those academics and researchers from the University of Delhi who publish articles on Kashmiri culture and music in quality scopus indexed journals that bring out extra ordinary ideas for the overall development of Kashmir. Delhi University (DU) envisages many more such cultural events which will go a long way in reliving the national culture and heritage and will help in the holistic development of our student community.

Award Prize & Eligibility –

An award of Rs 1 lakh was announced for those academics and researchers from the university who publish articles on Kashmiri culture and music in quality scopus indexed journals for the overall development of Kashmir.

Programme is published officially at Press Release section at website du.ac.in of University.