Education Institutions to Provide Study Material in Indian Languages

  • Order issued by the Ministry of Education.
  • Directed all school and higher education regulators like UGC, AICTE, NCERT, NIOS, IGNOU and heads of INIs like IITs, CUs and NITs.
  • To make study material in Indian languages available for all courses in the next three years. 
  • UGC, AICTE and the Department of School Education have been asked to take up the issue to state schools and universities.
  • Digital materials will be available in Indian languages included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.
  • This is based on the recommendations of the National Education Policy.
  • Students get the opportunity to study in their language.

Background:

  • Government working on translation of Engineering, Medical, Law, UG, PG and Skill books through Anuvadini AI-based App.
  • Available on the Ekumbh portal.
  • School study material is available in over 30 languages on DIKSHA.
  • Competitive exams like JEE, NEET, and CUET are being held in 13 Indian languages.
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