Central Hindi Directorate

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Hindi Prachar Samithi in Udupi
A branch of the Hindi Prachar Samithi, a Hindi learning school administered by the Central Hindi Directorate, in Udupi.
Formation1 March 1960; 58 years ago (1960-03-01)
TypeGovernmental organisation
HeadquartersNew Delhi
Parent organisation
Ministry of Human Resource Development

The Central Hindi Directorate (Hindi: केन्द्रीय हिन्दी निदेशालय), 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.[1] 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.

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  1. ^ "About Central Hindi Directorate". Archived from the original on 4 May 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2012.

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