Ranchi: With an objective to promote use of Rajbhasa within the campus Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra has founded the Rajbhasha Prakoshtha. On July 22 the institute unveiled its logo. The insignia of Rajbhasha Prakoshtha was unveiled by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Indranil Manna in presence of officials and students.
Registrar of the institute Col Sukhpal Singh Khetarpal (Retd.), Hindi Officer Dr. Piyush Tewari, Member Secretary of Implementation Committee, Dr. Amit Kumar Tiwari were present on the occasion.
The Office bearers of Rajbhasha Prakoshtha
Members of various departments of the University have been included in the advisory committee of this newly constituted cell, which is headed by the Vice-Chancellor. Registrar of the Institute is the executive member of this committee, who attaches great importance to Hindi language in his office. Piyush Tewari, the first Hindi officer of the implementation committee said that Rajbhasha Prakoshtha will work for the upliftment of Hindi language with respect to all languages and will be helpful in the regularization of Hindi language in the institute.
The member secretary of the implementation committee Dr. Amit Kumar Tiwari informed that since the inception, the cell has organized web seminars from time to time on many important topics.
web-seminars by Assistant Director, Government of India Dr. Mohan Bahuguna on ‘Machine Translation facilities and limitations’ was one such initiative–Dr Amit Kumar Tiwari
Under the aegis of Kendriya Hindi Sansthan and the World Hindi Secretariat, many programs were organized by the global Hindi family. The release of Chitra Mudgal’s book “Til Bhar Place Nahi” was also broadcast on June 27, 2021.
Hindi has been given the status of official language in the Constitution of India by the Official Languages Act, 1963. Along with this, the states have also been given the right to use their regional languages in their territories, so that there is harmony among the citizens of the state.
According to Section 3(3) of the Official Language Act, 1963, it is not possible to comply with the Official Language Act without converting the documents into Hindi. The cell will do this work primarily
Responsibilities of Rajbhasha Prakoshtha
Rajbhasa Prakostha would now host Hindi Pakhwada from 1st September to 14th September besides celebrating Hindi Diwas to mark the begining of the fortnight. During the fortnight poetry, conferences, lectures, seminars will be organized on contemporary topics.
This cell will provide an excellent platform for various workshops, programs and various activities for promotion of the official language in the institute premises. A half-yearly magazine ‘Abhidha’ will be published by this cell in which various types of works like short stories, poems, book releases etc. will be included.
The working group of the cell comprises students from various departments including Manas Kumar, Himanshu Shekhar, Ishita Shrestha, Devlina, Prachi Pranamya, Ayush Verma and others.