India has contributed $ 800,000 to the United Nations in an effort to expand the use of Hindi.
Deputy Permanent Representative of India R. Rabindra handed over the check to Mita Hosali, Deputy Director and Officer-in-Charge (News and Media Division) of the United Nations Department of Global Communications.
“India has donated $ 800,000 to continue the #Hindi @ UN campaign,” India’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations tweeted on Tuesday.
The Indian Mission said that the Government of India is working tirelessly to expand the use of Hindi in the United Nations. As part of this effort, the ‘Hindi-UN’ project, launched in 2018 in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Public Information, aims to increase public awareness of the UN in Hindi and to spread greater awareness worldwide. Problems among millions of Hindi-speaking people around the world.
India has been partnering with the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC) since 2018 and making an extra-budgetary contribution to the mainstream and integrating DGC news and multimedia content in Hindi, the mission said in a statement.
Since 2018, Hindi News has been promoted in Hindi through UN News website and social media handles on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
A UN News-Hindi Audio Bulletin (UN Radio) is published every week. Its weblink is available on the UN Hindi News website.
To continue this initiative, a check for $ 800,000 has been handed over for the Hindi @ UN project.
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