Late Fabian B.L. Colaco and Smt. Alice Colaco World Institute of Konkani Language (Vishwa Konkani Bhasha Samsthan), established by Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation in the year 2010, strives to promote research in the areas of Konkani Language, Culture, Social Studies, Literature, History etc.
It also organizes seminars, conferences, workshops, discussions and coordinate with other academic institutions, both national and international, facilitating a scholarly environment at World Konkani Centre.
In it’s first phase the Institute will focus on research and documentation activities apart from hosting national and international seminars and workshops and will evolve in to a full fledged academic center in the second phase, introducing academic and linguistic programs. It aims and strives to become a centre of excellence for Konkani Language and Studies in its fully evolved form.