Regional round-up: Training in Kannada for govt staff

Kannada Development Authority (KDA) ChairmanMukhyamantri Chandru said the KDA has embarked on a State-wide training-cum-camp for training 1.5 lakh officers and employees in all State government departments for implementing Kannada in administration.

The programme would be taken up in cooperation with the Department of Kannada and Culture, Kannada University and Administrative Training Institute, Mysore. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa would inaugurate the programme through video conferencing on January 21 at the Conference Hall of the State Secretariat.He said resource persons had been trained for preparing the officers and employees to teach their colleagues in various departments.A three-day camp would be organised for Group A and B officers and C group employees and one day for D group employees. Mr. Chandru said the training modules and material had been prepared.All the 50 departments would be helped prepare a glossary for each of them within a time frame. The programme will be organised at a cost of Rs. 2.5 crore.

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