GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Culture
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2756
TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.12.2015
Signage and Instructions in Local Languages in South Indian States
2756: Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar:
Will the Minister of Culture be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government propose to consider giving instructions to all Public Sector Units (PSUs) and Central Government agencies in South Indian States to ensure signage and instructions to citizens in their local languages, in addition to English and Hindi in view of the fact that many citizens in South Indian States, including Karnataka, are conversant in their local mother tongue; and
(b) If not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR CULTURE & TOURISM AND
MINISTER OF STATE FOR CIVIL AVIATION
(Dr. MAHESH SHARMA)
(a) & (b) There is no proposal to issue such instructions.