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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of CultureRAJYA SABHA 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?
Answer 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.