By - 23 November 2020
23 November 2020
New Delhi: The Centre is giving active consideration to imparting technical and medical education across institutes in mother tongue, beginning with Hindi. Education ministry has been holding high-level meetings since October and a proposal to launch a pilot project is being considered, ET has learnt. It has been proposed that the lead should be taken at IIT BHU, where a course can be launched in Hindi.
Currently, engineering and medicine is taught predominantly in the English language across public and private institutes. According to sources, the education ministry held a meeting on October 29 on the issue. It was felt the first effort should be made at IIT BHU, which has a strong tradition in the Hindi language. It was felt that faculty there would be better placed than its counterparts elsewhere to make the switch faster.