An amalgamation of various educational, cultural, artistic, technological and social endeavours, Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust is instituted in the memory of renowned Dogri litterateur editor, columnist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee Group Captain Randhir Singh, popularly known as `Kunwar Viyogi’ in literary circles.
Education, literary, art innovation, technological advancements in language and literature and entertainment are the key areas through which the Trust has been working towards the revival, preservation and promotion of Dogri language. The Trust has taken multiple endeavours at school, college, universities and cultural level to promote and “Save the language“, while at the same time, has introduced multiple initiatives to make the language relevant and cause worthy for the youth.
In order to encourage the youth in embracing Dogri language, Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust awards scholarships, literary awards, art innovation awards at university, college and school level for the young and talented. The aim is to empower and encourage youth in fulfilling their creative pursuits, while at the same time providing them with a concrete platform so as to help them showcase their talent to the world.
The Trust has also introduced innovation in Entertainment, whereby Dogri couplets, sonnets, verses, ghazals etc written by renowned Dogri writes are being converted into modern-day Dogri music to attract youth towards the language. The idea is to engage young minds into adopting the language and creating multiple interpretations of the same.