With a far-sighted approach, Delhi government has initiated to build up 12 different regional academies in order to encourage other regional languages all across the capital. In its Budget, the AAP party led government has been given the responsibility to arrange a scheme for the creation of 12 regional language academies in the capital city.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, last week, directed the Art, Culture and Languages department to work towards the proposal. The 12 languages that have been included are Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayali, Kannada, Assamese, Odia, Gujarati, Kashmiri, Marwari, and languages spoken in Uttarakhand (Garhwali, Kumaoni and Jaunsari). Mr. Sisodia also holds Art, Culture and Languages department in the government.
These provincial languages would be widespread adjacent to the line of already breathing academies for Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Maithili-Bhojpuri, and Sindhi. Now the glare of publicity has been moved to the other ‘regional languages’, after the approached encouragement of Hindi and Sanskrit Languages.
Manish Sisodia said, “Since Delhi is the national capital, people from all parts of the country live and work here. It is this diversity that forms Delhi’s vibrant and cosmopolitan culture.” He further continued, “I have found that language academies play an important role in not only promoting the languages of different parts of the country but also the culture and tradition of different regions.”
Manish Sisodia said he had been reconsidering the arts and culture division for a long time and has comprehended that the advances toward languages required to be altered expansively.
During the budget 2017-18, Manish Sisodia had already declared for multiple languages academies to be established in the same year. He additionally pronounced that Sanskrit academies would be heightened by forming 75 new learning centers. The language department will be presenting the related courses and it will levy an official fee from the inhabitants of the capital city. A Committee has been formed by the Delhi government to work upon the related syllabus. The course will be organized thrice a week for about 2 hours.
In July this year, the government had determined to monetarily assist the commencing of literary clubs in the capital city. In this particular view, the Delhi government has anticipated creating ‘Sahitya Charcha Clubs’ athwart the city for the endorsement of literature. Likewise, it would be attentive to situate English language hubs or centers for disadvantaged students to endow them for professional career interviews which are regularly conducted in the English Language.
Having such a thoughtful vision, the Delhi government should be appreciated for rising above to promote the culture and tradition of other regional languages. Hopefully, this vision stays ceaselessly and turns out to be a successful one.