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Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti

Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti:

The Chairman of Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti advocated for the promotion of Indian languages in education and stated that textbooks will soon be available in Indian languages on digital platforms.

  • Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti is a High-Powered Committee for the Promotion of Indian Languages.
  • It has been constituted by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2021.
  • The mandate of this committee would be to explore and recommend pathways for the holistic and multidisciplinary growth of Indian languages as envisaged in the National Education Policy 2020.
  • It has also been entrusted to advise the Ministry on all matters pertaining to the revitalization of existing language teaching and research and its extension in various institutions in the country.
  • To perform the tasks assigned to it, the High-Powered Committee may appoint sub-committees/study groups.
  • The committee may organise seminars, workshops, conferences, and webinars to highlight the need for the promotion of Indian languages.
  • It may also interact and coordinate with any institution of the Central/State Government dealing with teaching, research, and extension/promotion of languages.
  • Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University (SLBSNSU), New Delhi would provide secretarial assistance and space to house the High-Powered Committee and meet the related expenditure as per the Government of India rules, regulations and instructions from time to time.