Tuesday, July 16, 2024

‘Odia Asmita Bhawan’ will be set up’, says Odisha CM while announcing slew of decisions – N.F Times

Bhubaneswar: After officially assuming charge at Loka Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Majhi took a slew of decisions.

CM Majhi informed that all government work will be executed in Odia language, and a commission will be formed for the promotion and preservation of the language.

“Apart from material development, emphasis will also be given to cultural development. Importance will also be given towards the promotion and preservation of Odia ‘Asmita’. Odia language will be widely used in government work. If needed, the Odisha Official Language Act will be amended,” said the Chief Minister.

Majhi further said that Lalit Kala Akademi will be reconstituted while a Translation Academy and an Odia Asmita Bhawan will also be set up.

“Odissi Research Centre will be activated. Quality research on Odia ‘Asmita’ will be encouraged. Efforts will be made to increase reading habits among the people and the library movement will be widened. For the promotion of Odia language and literature, Translation Academy will be set up. Efforts will be made for modern and simple use of technology in the field of language. Odia Asmita Bhawan will also be set up. Language Commission will be set up and the government work will be executed in Odia language. Odia Bhasha Pratisthan will be reconstituted,” said Majhi.

“Samanwita Sanskruti Bhawan will be set up in all districts. Art and culture of the districts will be encouraged. Special consideration will be made to appoint Odia teachers in high schools across the State. Paika Academy and Memorial work in Barunei will be accelerated. Our government is committed to giving emphasis to various heritage sites in our State,” he added.

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