VP Naidu welcomes decision of 14 engineering colleges to offer courses in regional languages

The Vice President expressed happiness that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), in tune with the provisions of the new education policy, has permitted BTech programmes in 11 regional languages.

VP Naidu welcomes decision of 14 engineering colleges to offer courses in regional languages Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu
Press Trust of India | Jul 17, 2021 - 1:53 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday welcomed the decision of 14 engineering colleges across eight states to offer courses in regional languages in select branches from the new academic year.

He expressed happiness that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), in tune with the provisions of the new education policy, has permitted BTech programmes in 11 regional languages -- Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi and Odia, the Vice President Secretariat said in a tweet.



To mark the decision, the secretariat posted the tweet in the 11 languages. "The vice president desired more engineering colleges and other technical education institutions to offer courses in regional languages," it said.

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