Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government would
make serious efforts to ensure that all official works are
done in Hindi to strengthen the national language, Chief
Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday said.
Speaking at the state level Hindi Day function here, he
said the state government had issued directions to adopt Hindi
language for official work in all the offices to facilitate
the common man and efforts would be made to carry out all the
official works in Hindi to strengthen the language, Hindu
culture and to promote the spirit of nationalism.
Dhumal underlined the need for preservation of rich
culture and traditions of the state and added that Hindi was
the national language and everyone should be proud of it.
He said the government was implementing various schemes
to promote Hindi and officers and employees were being
honoured for their distinguished services in promoting the
He announced that honorarium of litterateurs and writers
would be enhanced from Rs 250 to Rs 1,000 and directed the
officers to ensure that sign boards under PMGSY are displayed