The first biannual meeting of Dimapur Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC) was held at ARTC & S, Dimapur under the chairmanship of Colonel N. N Singh, CO No.2, training battalion ARTC & S.
The meeting was attended by 24 members of central government offices in Dimapur. Ashok Kumar Mishra, assistant director (implementation) of Official Language Regional Implementation Office, Guwahati was also present at the occasion as a representative of the government of India, official language department. N K Solanki, assistant general manager SIDBI, Guwahati, NE Region graced the occasion as guest member. Representatives from TOLIC member offices presented inputs on progressive use of the official language in their respective offices.
Assessing the progress regarding implementation of the official language Hindi in central government offices, Colonel N. N Singh stressed on the 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 Hindi typing training of staff on computers in order to increase Hindi correspondence.
The chairman advised the members to organise various Hindi competitions in their offices on ‘Hindi day’ and other occasions in order to promote the use of the official language in north east region. Also speaking on the occasion, Ashok Kumar Mishra stressed on training non-Hindi staff under Hindi teaching scheme to make them efficient in their work.
The next TOLIC meeting would be held in August 2011 under the aegis of ARTC & S, Dimapur.