BEML LIMITED

CIN:L35202KA1964GOI001530

Government of India, Ministry of Defence

A Miniratna Category-1 Company

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE


Introduction

The Hindi section functioning in the Corporate office of BEML Limited housed at Beml Soudha, Bangalore for ensuring compliance of the Official Languages Act, the rules made thereunder and the administrative instructions regarding use of Hindi in the Company and in the Manufacturing Complexes, Regional Offices and District Offices, under its administrative control.

Compliance of Section 3(3) of Official Languages (OL) Act,1963

Section 3(3) of Official Languages Act, 1963 is being complied with fully in the Company and all the documents covered under this section have been issued bilingually. The position of the same is being monitored through the quarterly meetings of the Official Language Implementation Committee chaired by Chairman & Managing Director.

Hindi Training

Hindi Training for all the three courses viz. Prabodh, Praveen and Pragya under Hindi Teaching Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Official Language are arranged at Corporate office, all complex offices and some Regional/District offices. Executives/employees in Company are being nominated for various courses under Hindi Teaching Scheme regularly.

Meetings of Official Language Implementation Committee

There is an Official Language Implementation Committee functioning under the Chairmanship of Chairman & Managing Director in the Corporate Office and the Quarterly Hindi Progress Reports received from the subordinate offices of the Company are reviewed in the meetings of the Committee and remedial measures are suggested to remove the shortcomings. The quarterly meetings of the Committee are held regularly.

Measures for Implementation of Official Language Policy

It is the policy of the Government to propagate the use of Hindi through inspiration and incentive. In order to inspire and encourage the officers/employees of the Ministry to do their work in Hindi, various Cash Award Schemes of the Department of Official Language such as Hindi Noting and Drafting Scheme, Hindi Dictation Scheme and Hindi Typing/ stenography incentive allowance Scheme have been implemented.

Official Language Inspection

In order to assess the progress made in the use of Hindi in attached/ subordinate offices under the administrative control of the Company, periodical inspections on Hindi aspects are being conducted by Sr. Executives of the Company regularly.

The shortcomings detected during the course of inspection were brought to the notice of the concerned offices and measures for overcoming the shortcomings were also suggested.

Inspection on Official Language aspects

Official Language Inspections are carried out periodically by the First Sub-Committee of the Parliamentary Committee on Official Language, Official Language Wing, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, Regional Implementation Offices under Ministry of Home Affairs and measures for overcoming the shortcomings were suggested during the inspection.

Hindi Workshops

In order to encourage officials/employees to perform their official work in Hindi and to inculcate interest and efficiency among the staff, Hindi workshops are being organized at Corporate Office, Manufacturing Complexes and its Regional offices. Executives/employees have been trained in Hindi Noting and drafting and using information Technology aspects for Hindi in these workshops.

Hindi Fortnight

Hindi Fortnight was observed with great Zeal in the Corporate Office and all Complex offices during the month of September every year. During this period, Executives and employees were motivated to do their maximum work in Hindi and Hindi competitions such as Hindi Quiz, Hindi Crossword, Administrative Terminology, Hindi calligraphy, Antakshari and Noting & Drafting were organised and the winners of these competitions were awarded with cash prize and certificates. Hindi Day message by Chairman & Managing Director have been issued and displayed in all Departments/ Divisions/ROs/DOs.

Annual Hindi Conference

Marking the occasion of World Hindi Day falls on 10th January, a two days’ Hindi Conference is organized at Regional level every year. Executives and employees from various offices of the Company are nominated to take part in the OL conference.

Translation Work

All translation work and Hindi typing work relating to Annual Reports, CAG Audit Paras, Technical Reports, MoUs, Reports on SC/ST, RTI, Reservation policy, Standing orders, Product Profiles, Advertisement Materials and important standard forms was printed and published bilingually. Besides these, the Hindi translation and typing work of day-to-day material received from the various Sections of the Company, Manuals of the Products and other important material received during Divisions were also attended to.

Rajbhasha Award for performance in implementation of Hindi

BEML Limited, Corporate Office has bagged Rajbhasha Shield in Big PSU category from Town Official Language Implementation Committee (PSU), Bangalore for commendable performance in implementation of Hindi during the year 2015-16.

Regional office, BEML Limited, Sambalpur has been bestowed with Rajbhasha Award with commendation certificate in Small PSU category from Town Official Language Implementation Committee, Sambalpur for commendable performance in implementation of Hindi during the year 2015-16.

Other achievements

  • BEML Product Brochure has been made available in Hindi version also.
  • BEML Leaflet of words frequently being used in day-to-day official work has been brought out in bilingual form and circulated among all Sr. executives of the Company.
  • Letters received in Hindi were invariably replied to in Hindi.
  • Questionnaire related to the Parlimentary Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes & Parlimentary Committee on Public Grievances are made in Hindi – English Bilingual form.
  • All the sign boards outside the premises of the Company displayed tri-lingually i.e. Kannada (Regional Language), Hindi and English and the name plates which are displayed within the premises of the Company are also in trilingual form.
  • Rubber stamps are made available in Hindi – English bilingual form.
  • Visitors’ pass and visiting cards are printed in bilingual form.
  • Two or Three pages article in Hindi is being published in monthly house magazine “BEML News”
  • A session on “Official Language Policy” is included in all in-house training programmes.
  • Hindi Library is functioning in Corporate Office with good number of Hindi Books and Hindi periodicals.
  • Hindi Dictionaries, Administrative Glossaries, Help-literatures are supplied to the staff to encourage them to do official works in Hindi.
  • Website of BEML is made available in Hindi also.

For further details please contact

Mr. Gopalakrishnan
Manager - Rajbhasha
BEML Limited,
BEML Soudha,
23/1, 4th Main, SR Nagar,
Bengaluru - 560 027.
Karnataka, India.

+91 80 22963165
kpo@beml.co.in