Haryana Urdu Akademy came into existence On 22nd December,1985 with the sole objective of promotion and development of Urdu language & literature in Haryana. It has carved out a niche at the national level by introducing innovative and pioneering schemes to popularize Urdu language.
Haryana Urdu Akademi’s main objectives are :-
To promote & Propogate Urdu language in Haryana.
To open Urdu Centres in the State for the aspirants interested in learning Urdu.
Promotion of folk literature in Haryana.
To publish & familiarise the literary contributions of Urdu writers.
To provide financial assistance to aged literary persons.
To render financial aid for publishing the books of Haryanvi writers.
To aid and assist the liteary Socities & Institutions of Haryana for organising urdu functions.
To organise Mushairas,Seminars,Workshops and Conferences for the promotion & propagation of Urdu.
To give awards to Haryana & outside urdu writers for their literary services.
To publish manuscripts & books of Urdu literature penned down by the writers of Haryana.
To promote cultural links of Urdu & Haryana.
Akademi provides financial aid up to Rs. 10,000/- to the writers for publication of their books after appraisal of the text. Many of the books,published have received awards and acclaim at the national level.
Aged and estabished Urdu writers are honoured for their distinguished literary works and services. An award of Rs. 7,000/-is also given for selected books on merit.
The highest award of the Akademi is Hali Award. which is conferred upon an outstanding literary figure of national level for his / her contribution to Urdu language & literature .
Haryana Urdu Akademi,