Naidu stresses on want to advertise mom tongue

New Delhi, July 29

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday known as for shielding and selling numerous Indian languages by way of the usage of mom tongue in schooling and administration.

Inaugurating a webinar on “Knowledge Creation: Mother Tongue” organised by the Department of Telugu, the University of Hyderabad, and the Telugu Academy, Naidu careworn the necessity for giving a particular thrust to the respective official language by each state authorities.

Observing that language was the lifeline of a civilisation, he mentioned it denotes the identification, tradition and traditions of the folks. It performs an necessary function in preserving music, dance, customs, festivals, conventional data and heritage.

Calling for imparting schooling in mom tongue as much as major faculty stage, he careworn {that a} language would achieve reputation solely by way of widespread utilization.

He mentioned it was a fallacy to assume that progress could possibly be achieved provided that schooling was pursued in English. Research has proven that those that are proficient of their mom tongue can be taught different languages with equal ease, he mentioned in line with an official assertion.

Similarly, one other survey of nations impacted significantly by globalisation confirmed that nations which accorded significance to mom tongue had been among the many prime 50.

Naidu mentioned that it was additionally not appropriate to assume that trendy analysis could possibly be carried out provided that one was proficient in English. It ought to be famous that about 90 per cent of the highest 40-50 international locations within the Global Innovation Index are these by which schooling was imparted of their respective mom tongues, he mentioned.

Pointing out that many visiting overseas VIPs, regardless of realizing English, converse of their mom tongue throughout their discussions with prime Indian dignitaries, the vice chairman mentioned that by doing so that they had been conveying a message of self respect. PTI


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