The purpose of this conference was to focus on ‘Increasing demand of Indian local languages on Internet as well as issues & challenges of Indic languages’.
The conclave was attended by Senior Director of C-DAC – Mr. M.D Kulkarni, Rajya Marathi Vikas Sanstha (RMVS) Chief – Mr. Anand Katikar, FICCI-ILIA Chief – Sarika Gulyani addressed to the Conclave.
“Only 20% of Indians are familiar with English language where as 80% of population still depends on their native languages. Most of the internet data is available in English. In future, localization of internet will become a booming industry” Dr Ajay Data of Chief of Xgen added his views.
Fidel & LinguaSol also actively participated in FICCI’s (Fedration of Indian Chamber Of Commerce & Industry) 1st Marathi Conclave in Pune. Fidel Group CEO – Sunil Kulkarni, CTO – Rajeevlochan Phadke, COO – Mandar Inamdar, Marathi Linguist – Sampada Padhye were present.
In the discussion session of “Challenges of Indian languages” Mr. Rajeevlochan Phadke, CTO of Linguasol, gave brief on the Issues & challenges of using Indic fonts. Editor of Sakal – Mr. Samrat Phadnis, Sr. Editor of Pratham Books – Mrs. Sandhya Taksale, Mr. Vishwas Sirmukadam of MCCIA, Principol (Deccan college) – Mrs. Sonal Kulkarni, CTO of Sarthi portal – Mr. Sangram Sabat and Translator – Mrs. Lalita Marathe also participated in a discussion session.