JAMMU, September 15: Central Bureau of Communication, J&K, Ladakh Region, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, organized a program to promote Hindi language and its use at the regional office of the Central Bureau of communications, Jammu.
In his presidential address, Padam Shri Laureate Dr. Jatinder Udhampuri who was also the chief guest on the occasion said that Hindi is taught in over 250 universities around the world, being the third language spoken in importance, which shows the universal impact of this language.
Calling Hindi language an ocean which has ingested many changes over time, Udhampuri said Hindi language has absorbed many words from different languages which are now easily used and understood by the popular masses.
Talking about the global marketing trends in the world, Udhampuri informed that major multinational companies are hiring Hindi-speaking experts to market their goods and services in the vast emerging market of India.
In his welcome address, Ghulam Abbas, Joint Director of J&K Central Communications Office and Ladakh Region, pointed out that Hindi is the language that can unite India’s vast borders. Abbas further pointed out that Hindi language should be a medium of communication in all government offices, being ‘Rashtriya Bhasha’, it has great potential to break down language barriers all over the country.
Abbas also highlighted the role of ‘Akashvani’ in extending and spreading the Hindi language throughout the country.
Ravi Kumar, Director, Doordarshan Kendra Jammu pointed out that more efforts are needed to make Hindi language usable in offices.
During the event, CBC artists J&K, Ram Lal, Neeraj Kumar, Ritu Sharma, Sunita Attri and Virender Kapadia performed spectacular cultural artifacts.
Naseer Ahmad Rather, Editor of All India Radio Jammu was also present at the function.
The vote of thanks was presented by CBC J&K flute maestro Sunil Kumar Sharma.