Under the Digital India mission, Indian Government has created nation’s first and largest multilingual dictionary, access to which is completely online namely Bharatvani. We can able to translate words from 22 different languages and in the forthcoming days, Government aims to add 100 more languages into the platform and it was implemented by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore.
Under Open Knowledge movement, this dictionary will be the single point reference for understanding and learning various languages of India. It has been hailed as the first and largest multilingual dictionary in India.
Using technology, Government will protect and nurture the regional languages from India, and enable easy access to the online tools for learning them.
Such online dictionary will help India to ‘foster national integration’.
This first initiative of Indian Govt. to encapsulate regional languages will help Indian technology companies to integrate regional languages into their products and creations.
BharatVani App also launched of this dictionary, which can be downloaded from Google Playstore. Anyone can create own account in seconds.