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The Central Hindi Directorate (केन्द्रीय हिन्दी निदेशालय Kendriya Hindi Nideshalaya), New Delhi is the department, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), responsible for promotion of Standard Hindi. It also regulates the use of Devanagari script and Hindi spelling in India. In keeping with the instructions of Article 351 of the Constitution of India, the Central Hindi Directorate of 1 March 1960 was established. There are four regional offices situated at Chennai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Kolkata.