VC SKAUST inaugurates 6-day short-story workshop
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: A six-day workshop on short-story was on Saturday inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture, Science and Technology at K.L Saigal Hall, here. This workshop is being organised by the J and K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Jammu in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.
Prof. Pradeep Sharma, VC, SKAUST was the Chief Guest, Prof Lalit Magotra, Convener Dogri Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, Dr. Aziz Hajini, Secretary, JKAACL, Jammu and Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, Additional Secretary, JKAACL were also in the presidium.
Earlier, delivering his view-point, the Vice Chancellor said that the creative writer and an intellectual portraits the happenings in the society making the creation more interesting and attractive symbolizing the odds and eves with a guideline. He also advised the participating students to develop the habit of reading classic literature of the respective times.
The resource persons invited for this workshop include – Chattarpal, Prof. Lalit Magotra, Khalid Hussain, Dr. Om Goswami, Khalid Hussain, Surinder Neer, Yogita Yadav, Baljeet Singh Raina, Neeru Sharma, Nirmal Vikram, Dr. Pratyush Guleri, Krishna Sharma and M.K Wakar.
Those who participated in this workshop were Radha Rani, Sonika Jasrotia, Ashu Sharma, Ravneet Kour, Amandeep Kour, S. Harsimran Kour, Parteek Sharma, Kamal Saini, Sharda Devi, Ritika, Khushi Wazir, Lakesh Kishore, Shivani Anand, Kamakshi Vaid, Mehak Devi, Rohini Raina, Arti Devi, Farhana Farooq, Himani Bali, Rukhsana, Priyanka Dogra, Sunil Mangotra, Kishore Kumar, Subhat Sarwar Khan, Abdul Qayoom, Saroj Bala and Savita Puri.
Dr. Amn presented the vote of thanks. Yash Paul Nirmal, Research Assistant of the Academy conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Ashok Gupta, Editor Dogri was the overall Incharge of the programme.