Objectives


Following are the objectives of the Institute:
  • To undertake studies and research pertaining to Konkani Language, Culture, Social Studies, Literature, History etc. with special reference to the socially and economically backward Communities.
  • To conduct seminars, workshops and conferences concerning  Linguistics, Literature, History, Social Studies and Culture pertaining to Konkani Language and people.
  • To foster inter-regional interaction among Konkani scholars including students.
  • To promote inter-disciplinary research, and disseminate information relating to the above activities.
  • To foster inter-language studies to promote national integration.
  • To establish a network of all Konkani Institutes to leverage resources.

The institute will strive to promote research in the following areas of Konkani Language and Culture.

  • History of Konkani Language and Literature
  • Konkani Linguistic Studies
  • Socio – Linguistic Studies of Konkani Language
  • Konkani Language Documentation including speech and text corpora
  • Konkani Education (KG to PG)
  • Konkani Oral Traditions (Folk literature, rituals etc.)
  • Translation and Transliteration  Studies
  • Konkani Handicrafts and Art
  • Studies in Konkani Literature
  • Konkani Folk Performances
  • Konkani Cuisine
  • Konkani Theatre
  • Konkani Tribes and Communities
  • Konkani Traditional Knowledge
  • Influence of other Languages on Konkani
  • Influence of one dialect of Konkani on other dialect
  • Konkani Journalism
  • Occupational Vocabulary of Konkani people
  • Technical Terminolgy in Konkani
  • History of Migration of Konkani People and their settlements.
  • Konkani traditional dresses and ornaments.
  • History of Konkani Speaking People