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Welcome to Language Department
The Language Department was set up in the year 1961-62 to ensure the implementation of progressive use of Hindi in the official work of Govt. of Delhi as laid down in the Constitution of India. At present all matters relating to Translation into Hindi and vice-versa is centralised. It is proposed to decentralise the work at 9 District level. Each district will be provided one Hindi Translator. In addition one Hindi officer will be detailed to supervise two districts each.
The total expenditure is estimated to Rs. 50.00 Lakhs during the Xth Five Year Plan (2002-07).The Language Department coordinates the activities of language Academies and Sahitya Kala Parishad. The grant-in-aid to the Academies and Sahitya Kala Parishad are processed and sanctioned by this department. The department processes applications for financial assistance from Delhi Kalyan Samiti and Govt. of India to NGOs/registered cultural institutions and allotment of land.