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World Hindi Secretariat

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WORLD HINDI SECRETARIAT: The development of Hindi language online

Familiarizing Mauritians with the use of tools and software available online for the development and promotion of the Hindi language. It is the target set by three experts in the Great Peninsula who, for five days, conducted a workshop at Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell-Village. An initiative to be credited to the World Hindi Secretariat, which is increasing its activities since the appointment of Poonam Juneja as secretary-general and that of his deputy, Gangadharsing Sooklall.

This workshop was attended by three experts in IT, including Purnima Varman, Lalit Kumar and Balendu Sharma Dadhich. The first appointed is a career journalist who has won several prestigious awards including the Pravasi Media Samman Award by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, the Jayjaywantee Samman Hindi Gaurar Samman and Moturi Satyanarayan Puraskaar. She regularly collaborates with newspapers of general circulation which are the Amrit Prabhat, the Jansatta, the Rajasthan Patrika et Monarama.

Balendu Sharma Dadhich also has an impressive track record. He received the Delhi Government Knowledge Technology Award for his contribution in the social field from from the Indian government. He is also the editor of the portal and has greatly contributed in creating a logistics to promote Hindi language through the system Madhyam. Balendu Dadhich stated to have implemented the Unicode standard (the standard computer designed to allow the coding of written text, Ed) for the characters in the Hindi language, which was integrated into the Microsoft network for learning, word processing and mail exchanges in this language. He was delighted to share his knowledge of computer technology to Mauritians: "The computer has now become a very important tool for blogs, magazines and newspapers online." According to him, the purpose of this workshop is to motivate Mauritians to learn Hindi using the facilities available on the net.

Lalit Kumar for his part, has worked in the UN on several projects as a computer specialist. He resigned from the UN in 2006, after obtaining a scholarship from the Scottish Government. Lalit Kumar has obtained an MSc with distinction from Heriot-Watt University. He has a passion for literature in Hindi, web application development and web development community. Our distinguished visitor is also the founder of the online journal Kavita Kosh, which is visited by approximately 150,000 users monthly.

Poonam Juneja expressed her satisfaction with the interest shown by participants to the use of software in teaching and promoting the Hindi language.


Published On: Mon, Apr 30th, 2012

Curtsey: Mauritius News


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