PATNA: Now, Bihar government’s every office and institution, right from block office to governor house, will have an Urdu language cell.
A meeting of state cabinet chaired by CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday approved a cabinet secretariat department’s proposal to create 1,765 posts of different rank of Urdu translators and to open ‘Urdu language cell’ in all those block, sub-divisional and district-level offices where it has not been established so far.
“Besides these field offices, Urdu language cells would also be opened in the Raj Bhawan, Chief Minister’s secretariat, all departments, all commissions and boards, all police offices and all registration offices,” a proposal from the directorate of Urdu said.
Briefing media about the cabinet decisions, state’s chief secretary Anajani Kumar Singh said the state government has decided to create 1,204 posts of assistant Urdu translators, 404 of Urdu translators, 119 of senior Urdu translators and 38 of translation officers. Thus, total of 1,765 posts would be created, he said.