The Rajya Sabha Secretariat has organized for simultaneous interpretation facility for 5 extra languages – Dogri, Kashmiri, Konkani, Santhali and Sindhi.
Naidu formally inducted the interpreters for these languages on Tuesday.
Of the 22 scheduled languages, Rajya Sabha has earlier established Simultaneous Interpretation Service for 12 languages — Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. For 5 languages — Bodo, Maithili, Manipuri, Marathi and Nepali, interpreters of Lok Sabha are being deployed.
Naidu stated: “I’ve at all times felt that mom tongue is the pure medium to convey our emotions and ideas with none retention. In a multilingual setting resembling Parliament, members should not really feel handicapped or inferior to others as a consequence of language constraints.”
“That is why I used to be eager to have simultaneous interpretation facility for all of the 22 Scheduled languages. I’m glad that is changing into a actuality from the approaching Monsoon Session,” he added.
An official stated that the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has made “particular efforts” to determine, choose and prepare interpreters in these 5 languages and took assist of varied universities and missions of the states in New Delhi.