Bhopal: Union minister for external affairs, Sushma Swaraj reviewed the preparations for the three-day World Hindi Summit to be held in Bhopal.
Swaraj, who arrived with minister of state VK Singh, reviewed the preparations in a meeting with senior officials, organizing committee members and BJP representatives at her Bhopal residence. She also inspected the venue for the summit.
Over 5,000 representatives from different parts of the country and abroad are expected to participate in the Vishwa Hindi Sammelan or the World Hindi Summit.
10th World Hindi Conference:
The 10th World Hindi Conference is being organized in Bhopal this year from September 10 to 12 in collaboration with Ministry of External Affairs and Madhya Pradesh Government.
This is the third time when the conference is being held in India. The first World Hindi Conference was organised in Nagpur from 10th to 12th January, 1975.
Lajpat Ahuja, the rector of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism, and the coordinator of the Conference proclaimed with enthusiasm that the exhibition will be showcasing the growing influence of Hindi in the IT sector. Tech industry giants like Google, Microsoft, and Apple will be participating in the event. He further added that these companies will inform the participants how Hindi is turning into a computer language.
The aim of this conference is to promote the use of Hindi language in the field of science and technology, and also explain how Hindi can be incorporated into IT, media, administration and the foreign policy sector. It would also have a series of paper presenters. The main theme of the conference is “Hindi Jagat: Vistaravamsambhavnai”.
The event will be followed by several Hindi book and magazine releases.
For more information about the conference visit http://vishwahindisammelan.gov.in/index.htm
(With inputs from IANS)