The Punjabi University released an Internet version of self-learning programme of 31 ragas embedded in Guru Granth Sahib on Thursday.
The project has been readied under the supervision of founder head of the University's Gurmat Sangeet department, Gurnam Singh, and director of the Gurmat Gyan Online Study Centre, Amritpal Kaur.
The programme will facilitate learning of Gurmat Sangeet (vocal and instrumental) by using Internet.
Meanwhile, Bhai Hari Singh, one of the oldest shabd singers in the Golden Temple, Amritsar, was bestowed with Bibi Jasbir Kaur Khlasa senior fellowship, carrying remuneration of Rs 12,000 per month for one year.
Speaking on the occasion, vice-chancellor Jaspal Singh described the self learning programme as a historic event in the annals of Sikh history. He said it would enable seekers living anywhere across the world learn Gurmat Sangeet. AS Chawla, dean, academic affairs and Devinder Singh, registrar, were also present on the occasion.
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