Indian Languages

UGC Pushes for University Textbooks in Indian Languages

The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently held a high-level meeting with international publishers to discuss the possibility of translating undergraduate textbooks written in English in India’s regional languages. About the high-level meeting The high-level meeting between the UGC and international ..



Little Guru: World’s First Gamified Sanskrit Learning Application

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) tied up with the Gamapp Sportswizz Tech Private Limited to launch “LITTLE GURU” application. It is a specialized mobile application for learning Sanskrit. About “Little Guru” Little Guru is a gamified application. It ..


New Website of Prime Minister to Include 6 UN Languages and 22 Indian Languages

The Government of India has started the process to redesign the Prime Minister’s Official website as the new website is to be available in six United Nations Language and 22 scheduled Indian languages. The present website of the Prime Minister ..


Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by ..


“Stay Home India with Books” initiative launched by GoI

On March 25, 2020, the National Book Trust functioning under Ministry of Human Resources and Development launched Stay Home India with Books initiative. Under the initiative more than 100 books can be downloaded from the NBT website. Highlights With Lock ..


Assam Cabinet nod to make Assamese the state language

On December 23, 2019, the Assam Cabinet nodded to make Assamese language the state language of Assam. This will exclude BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts), Barak Valley and Hill districts of Assam. Highlights The cabinet has also suggested that Assamese ..