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Uttarakhand madrassas to teach Sanskrit

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The lower committee of Madrassa Board (UMEB) has given its nod to a proposal seeking inclusion of and Computer Science as optional subjects in madrassas all over the state from the next academic session.

At present, madrassas in the state offer Maths, Science, Ayush and Social Science as optional subjects.

A six-member lower committee of the board yesterday cleared the proposal for inclusion of and Computer Science as optional subjects, UMEB Akhlaq Ahmad told

The proposal will now be moved to the upper committee of the board for its approval, he said.

The approval to include in the syllabus comes days after the Madrassa Welfare Society of approached the state to include Sanskrit as one of the subjects in the syllabus.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 17:10 IST