World Telugu Conference on Dec 15

Wed 13 Sep 2017, 13:23:11
State government decided to organise the proposed five-day ‘World Telugu Conference’ from December 15 in the city.  In view of the World Tourism Congress and World Tourism Forum in October and November, government postponed the Telugu Conference to the last month of this year.

At a meeting with the officials concerned, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao announced the sanction of Rs 50 crore for organising the World Telugu Conference. The Telangana Sahitya Academy would be given Rs 5 crore and Official Language Commission would be given Rs 2 crore as organising expenses.

The Telangana Sahitya Academy would be the nodal agency for the Telugu summit. All eminent writers of Telugu and other languages, who won Sahitya Academy and Jnana Peeth Awards, would be invited.  President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu would be invited as Chief Guests for the programme.

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