Telugu to be Official medium
Ongole, Aug. 9: B. Ramarao, DRO and secretary of the district Official Language Implementation Committee (OLIC) said that efforts were on to make administrative correspondence in Telugu only in all the government departments.
Mr Ramarao presided over a meeting conducted by OLIC at the Prakasam Bhavan conference hall on Wednesday. Members of the OLIC attended the review meet, which was held for the first time in the district.
Addressing the gathering, the DRO said that officials were trying to make administrative correspondence in Telugu only so that common people could understand the activities of the government.� He added that officials were rejecting files prepared in English. He recalled that officials were replying only in Telugu to people during grievances day.
Slogans highlighting the significance of Telugu would be put on display in all the government offices and schools, Mr Ramarao said.
Officials will allot some mandals to Official Language Implementation Committee members to monitor the implementation of Telugu in government offices there.� Administrative officer Mr Ramalingeswara Rao also participated in the meet.
Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle