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SCHEME OF PRODUCTION OF UNIVERSITY LEVEL BOOKS IN HINDI AND REGIONAL LANGUAGES

CSTT in an indirect way publishes university level books on various subjects through Hindi Granth Academies and University Cells established in different states. CSTT provides funds and monitors/ coordinates the work done by Hindi Granth Academies in publishing university level books. In this case, the scheme operates as per the guidelines of the Grant-in-aid Scheme (05-01-31) of CSTT and the revised scheme of book production in Hindi and regional languages vide Ministry of Education's Resolution No. F.7-2/79-D.III (L) dated 12.4.1979 under the major head 3601and sub-head 05.01.31.  Grants are released to Granth Academies and University Cells situated in different states of the country as per the guidelines of the University Book Production Schemes. In this case the overall guidelines specified in the Resolution of Ministry of Education are followed.

As in case of Hindi, CSTT does not publish books in regional languages on its own. However to facilitate change-over of medium to regional languages, CSTT provides grants to Text Book Boards and University Cells of various states directly or through the respective State Government or directly to publish books in the respective regional languages and monitors such activities.  The books, besides being of high academic standards must contain standard terminology of the regional language. In this case also the scheme operates as per the guidelines of the Grant-in-aid Scheme (05-01-31) of CSTT and the   revised scheme of book production in Hindi and regional languages vide Ministry of Education's Resolution No. F.7-2/79-D.III (L) dated 12.4.1979 under the major head 3601and sub-head 05.01.31.  Grants are released to University Cells or such agencies situated in different states of the country as per the guidelines of the University Book Production Schemes. In this case the overall guidelines specified in the Resolution of Ministry of Education are followed and the procedure is similar to the publication of university level books in Hindi.

Details of the scheme: The Hindi Granth Academies, Text Book Boards and University Cells may produce approved literature in Hindi or other languages of the Schedule 8 of the constitution including books, reference books, monographs, research journals, readings, digests, dictionaries and encyclopaedias etc relevant to the courses of studies meant for university education including polytechnic level and plus two stage.

 

 

(i) 

In the field of textbooks, priority should be given to original writing and text books written under this programme should be directly linked with the syllabi content of prescribed courses so as to suit the requirements of the Indian courses.

 

(ii)

Translations/ adaptations of the best books of the world would also be encouraged so as to supplement the text book effort and or stimulate Indian authors for works of the highest quality.

 

(iii)

The machinery for implementing the book production programme viz., Book Production Boards / Hindi Granth Academies/ University Cells will continue to be recognized as approved agencies for the implementation of the scheme. Following is the list of approved implementing agencies


Hindi Granth Academies/University Cells (Associated with Hindi) 

1.

Uttar Pradesh Hindi Granth Sansthan,

Hindi Bhawan,

Mahatma Gandhi Marg,

Lucknow-228 001

 

6.

Directorate of Publication,

G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology,

Pant Nagar-263145.

Udhamsingh Nagar, Uttaranchal.

 

2.

Bihar Hindi Granth Academy,

Prem Chand Marg,

Rajendra Nagar,

Patna-800 001.

 

7.

Directorate of Publication,

Haryana Agriculture University,

Hissar, Harynana-125 004.

 

3.

Madhya Pradesh Hindi Granth Academy,

Ravindranath Thakur Marg,

Ban Ganga,

Bhopal-462 203.

 

8.

Hindi Medium Implementation Directorate,

Directorate of Hindi,

Delhi University,

Barrack No.2, Cauvalary Lane,

Delhi-110 007.

 

4.

Rajasthan Hindi Granth Academy,

Flat No.1, Jhalana Institutional Area,

Jaipur-302 004.

 

 

9.

Physics Cell,

Hindi Prakashan Samiti,

Banaras Hindu University,

Varanasi-221 005.

 

5.

Haryana Hindi Granth Academy,

Bungalow No.897, Sector-2,

Panchkula-134 112, Haryana

 

 

 


Text-Book Boards/ University Cells (Associated with  Regional Languages :-

1.

Director,

Telugu Academy,

8-5-395, Himayat Nagar,

Hyderabad.

 

8.

Secretary,

Department of Publication,

University of Guwahati,

Gopinath-Bardoli Nagar,

Guwahati-781 014.

 

2.

Chairman,

University Text Book Production Board,

Gujarat State University,

Elis Birdge Capital Project Building,

Ahmedabad-380 006.

9.

Secretary,

Coordination Committee for Production of Textbooks,

University of Dibrugarh,

Dibrugarh.

 

3.

Director,

State Institution of Languages,

Nalanda,Thiruvananthapuram-695 003

(Kerala)

10.

Director,

Prasaranga Gyan Bharati,

University of Bangalore,

Bangalore-560 056

4.

Director,

Maharashtra University Textbook Production Board,

College of Law,

Amaravati Marg,

Nagpur-440 010

(Maharashtra)

 

11.

Professor of Kannada,

Department of Kannada Studies,

University of Agricultural Science,

Hebbal,

Bangalore-560 024.

 

5.

Director,

Punjab State University Textbook Board,

S.C.O. No.289-91, Sector-32-D

Chandigarh-160047

 

12.

Director,

Institute of Kannada Studies,

Text book Directorate,

Karnataka University,

Dharwar-3.

 

6.

Chief Executive Officer,

West Bengal State Textbook Board,

Arya Mansion, 8th Floor,

6-A, Raja Subodh Malik Square,

Calcutta-700 013.

13.

Director,

Publication Division,

Mysore University,

Manasa Gangotri,

Mysore-570 006.

7.

Secretary,

Tamilnadu Textbook Society,

College Road,

Chennai

 

14.

Director,

Orissa State Textbook Preparation  and Publication Bureau,

Flat No.A-11, Sukh Vihar,

Bhubaneshwar.

 

 

(v) 

Besides the above, various Indian Universities and institutions of higher learning that have full-fledged unit for production of regional language books may be considered for central assistance available under the scheme subject to such terms and conditions as may be specified from time to time.

 

(vi)

In exceptional cases if an Indian University or an institution of higher learning set up an autonomous body with Government Patronage and that body proposed to bring out any book or reference literature considered useful for higher studies from the medium change over point of view either in Hindi or any Regional Language, Central assistance could be given to the University/ Institution. Such assistance would be limited to meeting the cost of preparation of the manuscript and /or the cost of its publication. The modus operandi will be that the University would submit a detailed proposal in respect of each title proposed to be taken up for publication with Central assistance. The proposal would include a synopsis of the title to be published alongwith its cost estimates separately for preparation of manuscripts as well as for publication indicating clearly the print-run. The proposal will be supported with certificates, inter-alia, indicating (a) that the university is satisfied that the proposed title would be syllabi based and would help the medium change over in the subject concerned; (b) preparation of a book on this subject is considered to fill the gaps; (c) that the tile which publishes is likely to be recommended by the Board of studies of the university or other universities having the same regional language as medium of instruction/ examination; (d) that the print-run has been determined after due consideration of the requirement of that university and other universities in the region; and (e) that the sale price of the publication to be brought out with Central assistance will be fixed as per formula to be laid down by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology.

 

(vii)

As per the scheme the financial assistance given would be limited to meeting the cost of Preparation of Manuscripts, Publication of Manuscripts.

 

(viii)

The cost of preparation of manuscript would include payment of remuneration of authors, vetters and reviewers.

 

(ix)

The cost of preparation of manuscript also includes typing of the manuscript, preparation of diagrams, photographs etc directly connected with preparation of the manuscript.

 

(x)

In case of translations, the cost of preparation also includes translation charges.

 

(xi)

The charges payable under this scheme for original writing, translation, review, proof reading, and honorarium to experts, TA/DA to experts and typing will be as per the rates approved by the Ministry from time to time.

 

(xii)

All other expenditure of the Boards, Academies and Cells including the expenditure on salaries of staff, rent of buildings, godowns, maintenance of vehicles and other miscellaneous expenditure will be the responsibility of the State Government or of the respective Book Production Board/ University/ Hindi Granth Academy.

 

(xiii)

The Commission or the concerned agency would obtain the translation rights of approved foreign books for translation in Indian languages.

 

(xiv)

Five copies of all the books published will be required to be sent by the Academy/ Board/ University Cell to the commission for the purpose of record.

 

(xv)

In case of Hindi Granth Academies/ Text Book Production Boards/ University Cells or any other such agency would include in their Autonomous Boards/ Department Boards/ Executive Committees or other such Boards, a representative of the CSTT and of the Ministry.

 

(xvi)

The modus-operandi will be that each year the Board/ Academy/ University would frame its proposals inter-alia indicating books to be translated and in case of original writing the broad outlines of the topics to be covered. The proposal may be submitted in the prescribed proforma.

 

(xvii)

It shall be ensured by the CSTT that the books are of requisite standard both in respect of the subject-matter and the language content by laying down procedures in consultation with the Ministry.

 

(xviii)

Wherever needed the Ministry may also lay down guidelines for pricing of the books published under the textbook production scheme.

 

(xix)

CSTT may call meetings of the Heads of the Academies/ Boards/ University Cells to discuss about the difficulties of the agencies in implementing the schemes. These meeting may be held in the Commission or in the premises of any of the agencies.

 

 

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