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Promotion and Development of Official Language (plan)

Under this head, grants/financial assistance is extended to the Institutions working for the upliftment of Konkani & Marathi language

  • In the year 2010-11 Rs. 1.20 lakhs was extended to Marg Trust towards purchase of 5000 copies of books of autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi in Konkani Devanagri Script, for distributing to the students/Institutions free of cost as Goa is celebrating Golden Jubilee year of Liberation.
  • Grants-in-aid to the tune of Rs. 6 lakh were released to Konkan Marathi Parishad to organise Akhil Bharatiya Sahitya Sanskruti Sammellan at Panjim, for the year 2010-11.
  • This year Directorate released Rs. 6 lakhs to All India Konkani Parishad towards organizing 20th All India Konkani Sahitya Sammellan, which was held at Sadashivgad, Karwar.
  • Extended Grants - in - Aid of Rs. 25000/- to Bal Bhavan for conducting workshops in creative writing in Konkani and Marathi languages during summer camp in the Current financial year.
  • Government has approved and sanctioned grants of Rs. 7.00 lakhs to All India Konkani Parishad towards 28th Session held in February 2012.

This financial year i.e 2011-12 Government has made provision of Rs. 13.00 lakhs under this Budget Head.

Grants to Konkani Bhasha Mandal :

One time Grants of Rs. 15 lakhs was extended to Konkani Bhasha Mandal in the year 2009-10 for its activities / programmes in Konkani language.

Grants to Vishwa Konkani Parishad :

Directorate of Official Language, Government of Goa has extended Grants-in-Aid of Rs.25 lakhs to Konkani Language & Cultural Foundation, Mangalore towards construction of Vishwa Konkani Kendra, at Mangalore which is the first of its kind in the country .

Grants to All India Konkani Parishad :

This Directorate released grants to AIKP in the year 2005-06to the tune of Rs. 12 lakh, in 2006-2007 Rs. 7 lakh, in the year 2007-08 Rs. 6 lakh, in the year 2008-09 Rs. 10 thousand and in the year 2008-09 Rs. 7 lakh towards their activities and to hold parishad's in the different parts of India, recently this Directorate has released Rs6 Lakhs to the 27th Session of All India Konkani Parishad , which was held in Sanquelim.

Grants to Konkan Marathi Parishad:

Grants-in-aid to the tune of Rs. 6 lakh was released to Konkan Marathi Parishad to organise Akhil Bharatiya Sahitya Sanskruti Sammellan at Panjim.

Financial Assistance to institutions for promotion of Official Language:

A provision is made under the budget head 05- Promotion & Development of Official Language (Plan) to provide assistance to various institutions for organinzing programmes / workshops for the upliftment of Official Language.
Financial Assistance of Rs.1.20 Lakhs was released in the current financial year (2010- 2011) under the Head of promotion & Development (Plan) , towards purchase of 5000 copies of books of autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi in konkani Devanagri Script from Navjeevan Publishing house Ahmedabad in order to distribuste to the students as well as institutions free of cost as Goa is celebrationg Golden Jublie year of Liberation of Goa.

Scheme for Promotion of Sanskrit Language in Goa

An Evaluation Committee is constituted under the "Scheme for Promotion of Sanskrit Language in Goa" and is published in the Government Gazette consisting of the following members:

1) Secretary , Official Language ................ Chairman
2)Kum.Pratima Sitaram Gaude, Ponda .............. Member
3)Shri. Sadashiv Nagesh Tengse, Canacona ........ Member
4) Director, Art & Culture ...................... Member
5) Director , Official Language..................Member Secretary

Under the "Scheme for supporting Sanskrit Language in Goa" Government appointed Evaluation Committee has recommended financial assistance to these following Institutions as shown against their names.

Akshar Mitra Yojana

SCHEME TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO GOAN PUBLISHERS FOR PERIODICALS, MAGAZINES ETC. DEDICATED FOR DISSEMINATION OF LOCAL LANGUAGES (KONKANI MARATHI ).
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Sr.No Name of the Institution Remarks
1. Shree Brahmanand Sanskrit Prabodinee Recomended for Rs. 5.00 lakhs
2. Sanskrit Bharati, Goa Recomended for Rs. 5.00 lakhs
3. Gomantak Sanskritottejak Mandal Recomended for Rs. 5.00 lakhs
4. Sanskrit Pracharini Sabha Recomended for Rs. 1.00 lakhs
5. Ved Shastra Savardhak Mandal Trust Sattari. Amount Sanctioned Rs. 1.9728 lakhs


Bhasha Puraskar Yojana And Bhasha Vikas yojana
Under this scheme financial grant/ /assistance will be released to Konkani and other languages in devnagri script such as Marathi, Sanskrit, Hindi and others in VIIIth Schedule languages which are prevalent in Goa under Head Promotion of Sanskrit and scheduled languages.
.. Gazette Notification