The Delhi government on Tuesday decided to provide Rs 10 crore for celebrations to mark Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary year and establish a Punjabi Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Governing Council of the Punjabi Academy and it was chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
Sisodia also gave his nod to a digital library or museum on the life of Guru Nanak Dev, according to a statement.
"The Delhi government will make a provision of Rs 10 crore for the celebrations to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak Dev," it stated.
The government will also approve a proposal to establish a Punjabi Chair at JNU, the statement said.
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