The three language formula is a policy that was formulated by the Education Ministry of the Indian government in the 1968 National Policy Resolution.
When was language policy introduced?
Three-language formula was suggested by the Central Advisory Board of Education in 1956 and approved by the Conference of Chief Ministers in 1961 (Pandit, P.B. (1977) 28). According to the formula three languages, would be thought in schools. One language was that of the state, the others were Hindi and English.
What is the language policy of India?
There is no national language in India. However, article 343(1) of the Indian constitution specifically mentions that, “The official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script. The form of numerals to be used for the official purposes of the Union shall be the international form of Indian numerals.”
When was the English language first introduced in India?
English-language public instruction began in India in the 1830s during the rule of the East India Company (India was then, and is today, one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the world). In 1835, English replaced Persian as the official language of the East India Company.
Which English is used in India?
In theory, English speakers in India follow British English as specified in the Oxford or Longman English dictionaries. In practice, Indians use many words and phrases that don’t exist in British or American English.
Which is the oldest language in India?
Sanskrit (5000 years old)
Sanskrit is a widely spoken language in India. Almost all the ancient manuscripts of Hindusim, Jainism and Buddhism were written in this language.
Which is toughest language in India?
Google admits Malayalam(official language of Kerala State) to be the toughest language in India. It is both difficult to learn and speak as compared to any other language in India.