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Welcome to Directorate of Official Language

Grant in aid to Goa Konkani Akademi

The Department extends Grant-in-Aid to Goa Konkani Akademi, for undertaking various activities for the promotion and development of Konkani Language.

The Schemes include financial assistance to budding writers, publication of dictionaries, research and publication on folklores, organise tiatr/drama festival and conduct workshop on literature.

In the year 2009-2010, Rs. 55 lakhs were released as grants to Goa Konkani Akademi for the above scheme / programes and budget provision of Rs. 71.50 lakhs is made in the year 2010-11.

In the year 2011-12 an Amount of Rs. 80 Lakhs has been sanctioned to Goa Konkani Akademi out of which Rs. 48 Lakhs has already been released as 1st installment.

Recurring grants-in-aid to Goa Konkani Akademi of Rs. 25.20 lakhs as 1st Installment for various activities of the Akademi (30 % of Rs. 84.00 lakhs budget sanctioned for the year 2012-13 is released)

Grant-in-Aid to Goa Konkani Akademi for the year 2013-14 Government has been earmarked 100.00 lakhs.