India Gives $1 Million To Promote Hindi At UN
NEW YORK, NY (ANI) – India has given $1 million to the United Nations as part of an initiative aimed at promoting the usage of the Hindi language within the global organization. Ruchira Kamboj, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, presented a cheque to Melissa Fleming, Under Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Global Communications, to support the expansion of Hindi language usage at the UN.
The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations expressed their enthusiasm for this investment in linguistic inclusivity through a tweet stating, “With the Hindi@UN project, we are breaking barriers & enhancing public outreach.”
Kamboj, in a separate tweet, emphasized that this contribution marks a step towards fostering inclusive dialogue and understanding. She acknowledged the United Nations’ efforts to mainstream and consolidate news and multimedia content in Hindi, expressing gratitude on behalf of India and Hindi-speaking populations worldwide.
The Hindi@UN project, launched in collaboration with the UN Department of Public Information in 2018, aims to facilitate greater public engagement with the United Nations by providing information and resources in the Hindi language. This initiative seeks to connect with the vast Hindi-speaking population, allowing them to stay informed about global developments and issues of international importance.