Pune university to help non-Marathi learn MarathiNews — By The Desk on December 31, 2008 at 11:21 AM
Indianexpress: The University of Pune (UoP) has come up with a plan to help non-Marathi people learn Marathi.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Vice-Chancellor Narendra Jadhav announced the setting up of the Marathi Language Centre. “It will facilitate non-Marathi people to learn Marathi,” he said. “The centre is also aimed at teaching functional Marathi to students. The use of functional Marathi is increasing as opportunities in print and electronic media have increased,” he said.
Barrister M R Jaykar, the first V-C of UoP had assured the university would strive to propagate Marathi in the state. “In a way, we are fulfilling his dream,” said Jadhav.