Karnataka Government grants Rs 1.50 crores to WKC


World Konkani Centre received the much needed impetus after the Karnataka Government granted a sum of Rs 1.50 crores.

 

The Government released the funds for the following projects of the World Konkani Centre

Setting up of a Digitization Laboratory Archives Repository for Konkani

Setting up of the Language Laboratory

Pilot Project under Integrated Documentation of Konkani Communities

Development of Konkani Wikipedia

Publishing Translation of Kannada books to Konkani

Publishing Translation of Konkani books to Kannada

Publication of 50 titles of Konkani English Bilingual Children Books and other languages

Vishwa KonkanI Library : Books and Computerisation

Vishwa Konkani Museum : Setting up of Cultural Exhibition

World Konkani Hall of Fame : Setting up of Touch Screen Kiosks etc.

Basti Vaman Shenoy, President, World Konkani Centre and Pradeep G. Pai, Secretary, Vishwa Konkani Students Scholarship Fund presented a bouquet to Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda, Former Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka.