National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language

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National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language
قومی کونسل برائے فروغ اردو زبان
Type Autonomous Regulatory Body
Founded April 1, 1996
Headquarters Delhi, India
Area served Standardisation and promotion of Urdu language
Key people Dr. M. Mangapati
Pallam Raju
Shri Jitin Prasada
Wasim Barelvi
Dr. Khwaja Mohd. Ekramuddin
Parent Government of India
Website www.urducouncil.nic.in

The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (Urdu: قومی کونسل برائے فروغ اردو زبان‎, Qaumī Kaunsil barā-yi Farōg̱ẖ-i Urdū Zabān NCPUL) is an autonomous regulatory body in the Government of India. It is the main authority of Urdu language and education in India, being one of two authorities responsible for the regulation of Urdu, the other being the National Language Authority of Pakistan.

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  • To make available knowledge of scientific and technological development and ideas evolved in the modern context in Urdu
  • Promotion of the Urdu language
  • Provide diplomas in Urdu
  • Increase IT literacy in Urdu
  • Provide Publications in Urdu

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