AICTE and CSTT have signed a memorandum of understanding to define scientific and technical terms in Hindi and other Indian languages.
The All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to define scientific and technological terms in Hindi and other Indian languages.
The MoU is in line with AICTE’s goal of expanding engineering and technical education in Indian languages. The regulator has already translated 218 engineering books into 11 Indian languages and its latest effort with CSTT aims to standardize technical terminology in Indian languages and promote their use widely in collaboration with state governments, universities, Indian text-book boards and state texts. Academy.
As part of the Memorandum of Understanding, both AICTE and CSTT will work to develop and define scientific and technological terms in the teaching process, textbook content creation, faculty development program (FDP), Hindi and other modern Indian languages for skills purposes. , And vocational education, promotion of Indian knowledge system in Hindi and Indian languages, and localization of technology.
Commenting on the MoU, AICTE Chairman, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe said: “I am pleased to announce that AICTE has signed an MOU with CSTT to define scientific and technical terms in Hindi and other Indian languages. It will benefit millions of Indian students who want to study engineering in their Indian language. In addition to CSTT, AICTE will ensure that defined technical terms become part of textbooks designed for technical education in various Indian languages. We believe this is a step towards inclusion and will inspire many students in remote areas to take up technical education in their Indian language. ”
AICTE will assist CSTT in creating terminology through the application of technology and provide faculty training for teaching and learning in Indian languages. CSTT will provide scientific and technical terminology for the various topics covered in the syllabus of AICTE conducted programs in Hindi and other Indian languages. CSTT will also provide terminology training through workshops and seminars to facilitate AICTE’s staff / teaching faculty and its various branches / colleges.