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UGC Invites Authors & Critics To Compose UG Books In 12 Indian Languages

The Arts, Science, and Social Science textbooks for undergraduate courses will be translated into twelve Indian languages by UGC. This is an official notice.

Authors, critics, ignite your pens! Write UG textbooks in 12 Indian languages!

Calling all wordsmiths, scholars, and language enthusiasts! The University Grants Commission (UGC) wants you to be a part of history! They’re inviting authors, critics, and faculty members to create original undergraduate textbooks in 12 Indian languages. This is a groundbreaking initiative to democratize education and empower students to learn in their mother tongues.

Imagine textbooks in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Imagine students grasping complex concepts in the comfort and clarity of their own languages. That’s the power of this project!

Here’s what you can do:

  • Express your interest: Fill out the online form by January 30, 2024. Choose your language and subject area – from Arts and Science to Commerce and Social Sciences, the possibilities are vast.
  • Craft compelling content: Write engaging, accurate, and pedagogically sound textbooks. Think clear explanations, relevant examples, and a touch of cultural context.
  • Join forces: Collaborate with other authors and subject experts to create comprehensive and high-quality resources.

Why should you participate?

  • Be a pioneer: This is a chance to be at the forefront of a transformative movement in Indian education.
  • Make a difference: Your work will empower millions of students, shaping their academic journeys and enriching their understanding.
  • Leave a legacy: Your textbooks will become valuable resources for generations to come, shaping the intellectual landscape of India.

The UGC is providing all the support you need:

  • Nodal universities will guide you through the process and help you form author teams.
  • Mentorship and training will be available to ensure you have the necessary skills and knowledge.
  • Competitive remuneration will recognize your contribution and dedication.

This is more than just writing a textbook; it’s about building bridges, fostering inclusivity, and nurturing a vibrant multilingual learning ecosystem. So, what are you waiting for? Pick up your pen, unleash your creativity, and join the movement!

Let’s write the future of Indian education, one word at a time, in the diverse tapestry of our languages.

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