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An Important Note

Gandharah Hindko Academy gives immense importance to books’ publication and in this regards it publishes the books frequently. The books to be prepared, printed and published on various subjects in Hindko and other Pakistani languages are available for sale. The books which are selected for 2nd edition are produced in limited 2 to 3 copies for reference and record purpose. The titles of books with descriptions are uploaded on Gandhara’s websites for general public information. The published books as selected by the readers are provided through Cash on Delivery mechanism. Any clarification or information as sought by the readers will be provided to the quarter concerned.


With over 1000 members, the Board is run on self-help basis with contributions from the language lovers and the fund-raising campaigns launched on the eve of Mega events. The Board has an office at Rampura Gate (Peshawar). The Board maintains a bank accountant with a maximum degree of transparency.


Gandhara Hindko Academy has been recently constituted as a public private partnership entity by the joint collaboration of the Government of KP, Department of Library and Archives and the Gandhara Hindko Board, Pakistan, Peshawar. This is a three years project funded through the Annual Development Program of the Government of KP. The main aim and objective of GHA is to promote the Hindko language, culture and literature along with other regional languages.

Gandhara Hindko Board in a meeting held on 21st March, 2015 at civil officers Mess, Peshawar under the chair of Mr. Ejaz Ahmad Qureshi, Chairman, GHB constituted a committee of 8 members and Mr. Muhammad Zia ud Din was selected the Chief Executive Committee of Gandhara Hindko Board for Gandhara Hindko Academy unanimously. The responsibility of running the affairs of the GHA, the said committee was authorized.

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Nanian Kounplaa’n
Nanian Kounplaa’n

This book is about the martyrs of Army Public School Peshawar, Researched and Compiled painstakingly by Ali Awais Khayal. It has detailed introductions of all the martyrs of APS, along with their Photographs. The book is published by Gandhara Hindko Academy in 2017. It has 330 pages and price of the book is Rs. 700/-, (15 $).

History of History
History of History

A very special thing about Mr. S. M. Jaffar is that he used to relate history of philosophy. Among his best work on history is the first volume of the book “History of History” which was published during his lifetime and the remaining nine volumes were in process when he died.

The Mughal Empire: from Babar to Aurangzeb
The Mughal Empire: from Babar to Aurangzeb

There have been a lot of books written on the Muslim Period of Indian History in India but most of them only add hatred and bigotry. Most of the authors have written with exaggeration, distortion and limited display of facts. So it was a need of the day to produce the historic facts to expand communal harmony, so Mr. S. M. Jaffar produced this great book that shares the actual historic facts about Mughal Empire.

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یومِ شہداء قصہ خوانی 1930
یومِ شہداء قصہ خوانی 1930

گندھارا ہندکو اکیڈمی پشاور نے گزشتہ کئی دہائیوں سے جاری اپنی دیرینہ روایات کو برقرار رکھتے ہوئے ہر سال کی طرح سال 2024 میں بھی گندھاراہندکو بورڈ پشاور کے زیر اہتمام 23 اپریل 1930ء کے شہداء کی یاد میں قصہ خوانی بازار پشاور میں ایک دعائیہ تقریب کا اہتمام کیا۔ اس موقع پر...

ارباب ہاشم نوں خراجِ تحسین
ارباب ہاشم نوں خراجِ تحسین

گندھارا ہندکو بورڈ پشاور ارباب ہاشم دے اعزاز اچ تقریب   شہر پشور دے نامی گرامی ہندکووان سرخیل، فنِ مصوری، مجسمہ سازی، موسیقی تے فلسفہ جئے علوم دے ماہر ارباب ہاشم دے اعزاز اچ گندھارا ہندکو بورڈ پشاور تے سرحد چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹری دے اشتراک نال ہک تقریب دا...

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Hindko Matlaan

Hindko Matlaan is an Android App which is a collection of around 2200 Hindko proverbs called Matlaan or Muhaawray in Hindko. Hindko Proverbs contained within in this app are collected from a book titled “Hindko Matlaan” published by Gandhara Hindko Academy of Gandhara Hindko Board.

Kids Hindko Learner

Hindko Learning app is very helpful to provide the best learning opportunity for playgroup students. In this Kids Hindko learner app. This app is an interactive, beautifully designed educational application for learning Hindko through innovative activity and games.

This app also provides group activity for playgroup students to learn Hindko alphabets from Alif to Yay

Hindko-Urdu Dictionary / Lughat

The Hindko Urdu Lughat (Dictionary) Android App is an interactive App that provides the users with the facility of searching a Hindko word with its pronunciation, Urdu meaning and explanation. An interesting feature of the dictionary is that it allows user to select his favorite words

Ganjeena Saaien

Kalam-e-Saaien Android App is an interactive App that provides the users with the facility of searching a Saaien’s poetry using its Topic called “Maozu” in Hindko. An interesting feature of the app is that it allows user to select his favorite pieces of Hindko poetry.


The Mozooat-e-Quran Android App is an interactive App that provides the users with the facility of searching Quranic topic and subjects. User may directly search a topic/subject by writing it in the search bar or a Sura of Quran may be searched to find all the topics/subjects in it. An interesting feature of the app is that it allows user to select his favorite topics/subjects.