GOVT LAUNCHES BHASHA SANGAM TO INTRODUCE SCHOOL STUDENTS TO 22 INDIAN LANGUAGES
Dec. 4, 2018

The government has launched a unique initiative called Bhasha Sangam to introduce school students to 22 Indian languages. The initiative, under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, was launched on 22nd of this month and will continue till the 21st of December. Bhasha Sangam is a programme for schools and educational institutions to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian languages. Another objective of Bhasha Sangam is to enhance linguistic tolerance and respect and promote national integration.

What is Bhasha Sangam?

  • Bhasha Sangam is a programme for schools and educational institutions to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian languages.
  • The initiative aims to enhance linguistic tolerance and respect and promote national integration.
  • It also aims to create interest in different Indian languages and instil the curiosity to learn more.
  • There are 22 languages listed in Schedule VIII of the Constitution but most students are familiar with only one or two languages.
  • Under Bhasha Sangam, the students will now be familiarised with the other languages.