Online refresher course on culture of translation at PU from tomorrow
35 teachers of 9 states will participate
Chandigarh: A two week online refresher course on Indian languages will commence at PU from Saturday ,19 December. More than 35 language teachers from different universities and colleges will participate in this course organized by UGC-human resource development centre(HRDC) of Panjab University, Chandigarh. Director of HRDC, Prof SK Tomar informed that Vice Chancellor of HP Central University, Dharmshala Prof Kuldip Chand Agnihotri will be the chief guest in the inaugural session while eminent journalist Shri Rahul Dev will deliver the key-note address. Prof Anand Vardhan Sharma, visiting professor, Sofia University ,Bulgaria will be guest of honour. Deputy Director HRDC, Dr Jayanti Dutta informed that teachers from 9 different states and five languages(Hindi,English, Punjabi, Marathi and Sanskrit) will be taking part in this course.
Course Coordinator and Associate Professor of Department of Hindi, Dr Gurmeet Singh said that keeping in view the increasing importance of translation in present times and its role in bringing various languages and cultures closer the central theme of the course has been chosen as “Culture of Translation and Translation of Culture”. He informed that more than 30 experts from India and abroad are invited as resource persons and they will share their knowledge and wisdom with the participants.These include Prof. Shiv Kumar Singh (Pourtgual), Prof. Anand Vardhan Sharma (Bulgaria), Prof BS Dahiya(former VC ,KU) Mr. Vinod Sandlesh (Joint Director Central Translation Bureau, New Delhi), Prof. Prabhakar Singh (BHU, Banaras), Prof. Shashi Mudiraj (Hyderabad), Prof. R. Shashidharan (Kochi, Kerala), Prof. Jai Kaushal (Assam), Dr. Vijay Laxmi (Manipur), Mr. Balendu Sharma (Director, Microsoft) Dr. Dhananjay Chopra (Allahabad), Prof. HS Randhawa (Kurukshetra), Dr. Chandra Trikha (Director, Haryana Urdu Academy, Panchkula), Prof Dinesh Chamola(Uttrakhand), Prof Khalid Javed( Jamia, Delhi) , Dr Rajinder Sain (Bhatinda) among others.