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J-K student exchange programme 'Maitreyi Yatra' concludes

ANI | Updated: Jan 27, 2018 00:24 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 27 (ANI): The closing ceremony of the Jammu and Kashmir student exchange programme, titled 'Maitreyi yatra', was held at National Bal Bhawan here on Friday.

The programme was organised by the Ministry of Human Resource development to provide a good opportunity for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to be acquainted with culture, language and development story of different parts of the country.

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar was the chief guest for the function.

Speaking on the occasion, Javadekar said the objective of this programme was to integrate the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to the rest of the country and to promote brotherhood and harmony.

He applauded the efforts of the students from both the states for actively participating, learning and sharing knowledge with each other.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Dr Satya Pal Singh and Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Education Minister for Jammu and Kashmir also graced the occasion. (ANI)