New Delhi: The Parliament approved the introduction of the Official Language Bill 2020 for Jammu and Kashmir. According to this bill, Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi and English will be the official languages. The Karmayogi scheme for government officials was approved. The government has cited this as one of the important suggestions.
The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in which several important decisions were taken. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, ‘three important agreements have also been approved by the Cabinet. The first is the Ministry of Textiles with Japan, the Ministry of Mines with Finland and the Ministry of New Energy with Denmark’.
Further added, ‘Karmayogi scheme to increase the efficiency and pay scale of various employees after getting admitted in civil services’.
Referring to the issue of bringing the Official Language Bill 2020 in Parliament for Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh said, ‘ the inclusion of Dogri, Hindi and Kashmiri as official languages in the official language of the state was a long pending public demand’.