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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 14.09.2015

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Rajbhasha awards on the occasion of Hindi Divas at a function held in New Delhi today (September 14, 2015).

The President congratulated the award winners honoured today for their commendable work in Hindi. He urged everyone to come together to propagate the use of Hindi. He said that Hindi has achieved a number of milestones since independence. Hindi is credited to be the vehicle of Indian thought and culture. The language is also a link between our traditional knowledge, ancient civilization and modern progress. Our efforts should be to increase the use of Hindi in Science and Technology, so that participation of all, including the rural population, can be ensured in the progress of the country. For this, it is essential that simple translation of literature pertaining to technical knowledge is made available in Hindi and other Indian languages. He said he was happy to note that in offices, the use of Hindi in Information Technology is increasing. He said that Hindi has it's own imprint on the fast changing global economic scenario. Millions of Indian diaspora around the world are using Hindi as a link language. This has given a new identification to Hindi at the international level.

This release issued at 1400 hrs.