Collector complimented for implementing Telugu
|Official Language Commission member inspects offices in Nizamabad|
NIZAMABAD: Official Language Commission member Kaluva Mallaiah has expressed happiness at the implementation of Telugu as the official language in the administration in the district and said compared to other districts it is satisfactory in Nizamabad.
Mr. Mallaiah who arrived here as part of his surprise inspection on the implementation of the official language in Telangana districts, on Wednesday, complimented Collector D.V. Raidu and his official team for taking so many steps for effective use of Telugu as a medium of language in official correspondence.
The Telugu usage in Government offices and in the Collectorates of other districts was ranging between 15 to 25 per cent, while it was 35 percentage in Nizamabad Collectorate, he said. He asked District Revenue Officer C. Sriram Reddy to take further steps to implement it fully. Mr. Reddy explained the commission member that 66 per cent of official correspondence done through the Collector's Office was in Telugu.
Mr. Mallaiah, earlier, inspected the implementation of the official language at the District Panchayat Office, the District Public Relations Office, the Collectorate, the Zilla Parishad, the Assistant Commissioner of Labour Office, the Municipal Corporation of Nizamabad, the Disctrict Cooperative Office and the District Education Office.
He enquired whether Telugu software was being used in computers and went through files, registers, manuscripts, note files, rubber stamps, attendance registers and signatures in muster rolls.
He observed that Telugu was used from 92 to 95 per cent in DPRO and 80 per cent in DPO. He suggested to the ACL to ensure that all boards of the shopping centres and malls would be written in Telugu.
Courtesy: The Hindu