IIT Jammu honors renowned tribal researcher Dr Javed Rahi


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jammu has awarded an award to eminent tribal scholar Dr. Javed Rahi for his outstanding services in promoting and developing the language, literature and culture of the Gujjar Bakarwal tribes in Jammu -and-Kashmir. In this regard, a function was held at IIT Jammu where Director of IIT, Prof. Manoj Singh Gaur presented the momento in the presence of Dr. Colin Kaur and other faculty members led by Gujjar, Bakarwal under the banner of IIT Jammu. Along with this, an important mace cultivation conservation project was developed.

Dr. Javed Rahi, who is also the editor of the Gujri department of the Cultural Academy, has written a dozen books and compiled five Gujri dictionaries. He also compiled a Gujri dictionary containing over 70,000 words with meanings. As editor of the Cultural Academy, he edited over 300 books. Under his chairmanship, the Board of School Education of Jammu and Kashmir also prepared the curriculum of Gujri subject from Class I to Class VIII.

It should be noted that the Department of Tribal Affairs of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir awarded Dr. Javed Rahi the Tribal Award of the Year 2022. The Cultural Academy of Jammu and Kashmir was also awarded for the best book. Apart from this, Babaglam Shah Badshah University of Rajouri, University of Jammu and All India Radio have also honored him for his services. (ANI)

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