Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
With a view to advancing the Pan Indian norms of Hindi and its promotion and propagation in the whole of India, a registered autonomous body viz. “Kendriya Hindi Shikshan Mandal” was setup on 19th March, 1960. It is a fully funded autonomous organisation. It runs the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra with its regional centers in Delhi, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Shillong, Mysore, Deemapur, Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad. The main objectives of the Sansthan are as under:
1.In order to fulfil the commitment under Section 351 of the Constitution, the Institute works for the development of Hindi as an all India Language and makes an attempt to coordinate, organize and provide such types of courses which provide access to this objective.
2.To improve the quality of Hindi teaching at various levels; to impart training to Hindi Teachers; to make arrangements for the advanced studies in Hindi language and literature and to promote psycho-linguistic studies of Hindi with other Indian languages. Finally the Institute is engaged in research pertaining to Hindi Language and its teaching.
3.To prepare, publish and distribute the text books at different levels as well as to publish Bibliographies and Research-based literature.
4.To publish journals and magazines as related to the aims of the Institute.
5.To coordinate with other organizations working in similar fields by providing them active support, membership enrolment, coordination, assimilation, affiliation etc.
6.To make provisions of fellowships, awards according to prevailing norms of the Institute and promote the application of Hindi Language and its related tasks.
Schemes of the Institution:
In order to realize the aforesaid aims, objectives and functions of Kendriya Hindi Shikshan Mandal, Kendriya Hindi Sansthan has expanded its activities to a great extent. The summary of these schemes has been given as under:-
1.Teaching Related Courses.
2.Teacher-Training Oriented Courses
3.Construction of Teaching Material and Language Development.
4.Comparative and contrastive study
5.Linguistic study of various languages including Tribal Languages.
6.Publication of Research Oriented materials, Extension of Lectures, Proceedings of the Seminar, Triennial Journal ‘GAVENSHNA’ and Annual Magazine ‘SAMANVAYA’ etc.