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NEHU embarks on venture to translate books into regional languages

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Prabha Shankar Shukla has requested the University's faculty to take the responsibility of translating existing texts into local languages like Khasi and Garo.

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The North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is working on translating different courses of studies, books and study materials into the regional languages of the state, as part of the goal and directive of the New Education Policy 2020.

According to NEHU, the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Prabha Shankar Shukla has requested the University’s faculty to take the responsibility of translating existing texts into local languages like Khasi and Garo and recording or translating local people’s work into national/international languages.

In addition, the Vice-Chancellor sought the support of professors and researchers to build apps and other technological devices that would aid translators in completing their task more swiftly.

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