The Hindi Advisory Committee on 22 May 2017 recommended that states should be encouraged to teach Hindi voluntarily instead of directing them to compulsorily teach the language in classes IX and X.
The recommendations were made during meeting of the Hindi Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, held under the Chairmanship of Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, in New Delhi.
Other recommendations of the committee
• The members of the committee emphasized the states to encourage teachers to teach Hindi voluntarily, instead of giving instructions or directions about teaching Hindi compulsorily in class IX and class X.
• The members asserted that the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology should prepare technical terminology in trilingual form i.e. English, Regional languages and Hindi.
• The committee expressed that the ministry should increase the original Hindi correspondence in the Regions 'A' 'B' and 'C' in official use of Hindi.
• The Committee also emphasized that to increase the use of Hindi, simple and popular words should be used instead of difficult Hindi words.
• In the meeting, 18 offices located in regions 'A' 'B' and 'C' were awarded Rajbhasha Shields for doing excellent work in Official Language implementation. Two offices located in Tamil Nadu were awarded for doing excellent work in the implementation of Official Language Hindi.
When: 22 May 2017