IIT Kanpur holds meeting of Hindi official language committee
• IIT Kanpur heads the committee that comprises 43 offices.
• IIT Kanpur is responsible for monitoring the implementation and progress of usage of the official language Hindi.
Kanpur: The fifth meeting of the Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC) was organized by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. IIT Kanpur heads the committee that comprises 43 offices and is responsible for monitoring the implementation and progress of usage of the official language Hindi.
Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director IIT Kanpur who heads the committee said, “IIT Kanpur requests all offices to ensure compliance of the Official Languages Act and conduct official work in Hindi.”
The fifth meeting of the committee was presided over by Dean Administration and Registrar (officiating) Professor Braj Bhushan. The chief guest of the meeting was Deputy Director Dr. Chhabil Kumar Meher and guest of honor was Assistant Director Ajay Kumar Chaudhary, both from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Official Language, and Regional Implementation Office (North Zone-2) Ghaziabad. The gathering was welcomed by Member Secretary of the TOLIC and Hindi Officer, Vijay Kumar Pandey.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur was established on 2nd November 1959 by an Act of Parliament. The institute has a sprawling campus spread over 1055 acres with a large pool of academic and research resources spanning across 19 departments, 22 centres, and 3 Interdisciplinary programs in engineering, science, design, humanities, and management disciplines with 540 full-time faculty members and approximately 9000 students. In addition to formal undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the institute has been active in research and development in areas of value to both industry and government.