The second biannual meeting of Dimapur TOLIC (Town Official Language Implementation Committee) was held at ARTC & S, Dimapur under the chairmanship of Colonel K K Arun, SM, officiating commandant of ARTC & S on August 27.
The meeting was attended by 22 members of central government offices situated in Dimapur. Ashok Kumar Mishra, Assistant Director (Implementation) of official language regional implementation office, Guwahati was also present on the occasion. Representatives from TOLIC member offices presented inputs on progressive use of the official language in their respective offices.
Assessing the progress regarding implementation of Hindi in central government offices in Dimapur, Colonel Arun stressed on importance of progressive use of Hindi and exhorted all members to implement the policies issued by the Government of India regarding publicity and implementation of the official language.
He also highlighted the importance of training of staff in Hindi typing on computers in order to increase Hindi correspondence.
The officiating DIG also exhorted members to organise various Hindi competitions in their offices during Hindi Day and Hindi Pakhwara celebrations next month and make all out efforts to promote Hindi in North East region of the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashok Kumar Mishra, Assistant Director (Implementation) Official Language, stressed on the training of the non-Hindi staff under Hindi teaching scheme so as to make them efficient to work in Hindi. He applauded the efforts of the members of TOLIC Dimapur for wide publicity of the official language.
He also highlighted the importance of the progressive use of Hindi in Central Government offices and requested all the members to implement all Hindi incentive schemes introduced by the Government of India in their respective offices. Meanwhile, next meeting of TOLIC Dimapur has been scheduled in January 2011 under the aegis of ARTC & S Dimapur.