Sat,May 25,2024


 RTI - Chap-02 : {Section 4(1)(b)(i)}

The name of the Organization is Andhra Pradesh State Urdu Academy functioning at D.No. 76-1-6A/1&2, Malavika Villa Old Mig HB Colony, Bhavanipuram,Vijayawada-520012, A.P. The functions and duties of the Academy are mentioned hereunder in its Bye-laws.

The Urdu Academy A.P. was established vide G.O.Ms.No.1466, Education Department, dated 31st December, 1975, and registered under the "A.P Public Societies Registration Act, 1950 Fasli (Act, I of 1350 Fasli)", vide Registration No. 97 of 1976, dated 7-02-1976 in the unified State of Andhra Pradesh. After bifurcation of the State of Andhra Pradesh, the Telangana State Urdu Academy was registered separately vide Registration No. 197 / 2015 as desired in Govt. Memo. No. 2681/O.P/A1/2014, dt. 09-12-2014 issued by the Secretary to Government, Minorities Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

The main objectives of the Academy are:

i. To preserve, foster and develop the Urdu Language and its literature &

ii. To work for promotion, development, dissemination and advancement of Urdu Language and literature in the State.

In pursuance of its schemes and objectives, the Academy is implementing the following Schems:


Under this head, the following schemes are being implemented:

  1. Moulana Abul Kalam Azad National Award
  2. Maqdoom Award
  3. Life Time Achievement Award
  4. Best Urdu Teachers Award
  5. Best Urdu Students Award
  6. Awards on printed Urdu books
  7. Financial assistance for publication of Urdu manuscripts
  8. Qaumi Zaban (monthly magazine of Urdu Academy)
  9. Financial assistance to Urdu periodicals
  10. Financial assistance to Urdu news agencies
  11. Grant in aid to Urdu Voluntary Organisations
  12. Financial aid for conducting Urdu Mushairas, Seminars & Symposium
  13. Financial aid to Small Urdu News papers
  14. Financial Aid to Urdu Writers & Journalists
  15. Financial aid to Urdu Libraries in shape of Books
  16. Purchase of Urdu Books
  17. Printing of Calendars, Urdu Dairies, Broachers, Banners, etc.
  18. Installation of Book Sale Counter at All India Industrial Exhibition & NCPUL Programme etc.