Literacy

Sanskrit learning App “Little Guru” to be launched Monday

Keeping pace with changing technology in both access as well as teaching methods, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has tied up with Gamapp Sportswizz Tech. Pvt. Ltd. to launch "Little Guru," a specialized app for learning Sanskrit.

In Bangladesh, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Dhaka will launch the same on Monday in the Facebook handle of IGCC- www.facebook.com/IndiraGandhiCulturalCentre/

Little Guru will be a gamified app based on an interactive platform which will make Sanskrit learning easy, entertaining and fun, said the Indian High Commission in Dhaka.

ICCR is launching a campaign to promote Sanskrit language among students, religious scholars, Indologists, historians across the world.

As a part of its mandate to promote the vibrant cultural heritage of India, ICCR promotes Sanskrit through providing books and material to Sanskrit institutes all over the world.

ICCR deputes teachers and professors to universities and institutes teaching Sanskrit.

This app will help people who are already learning Sanskrit or those who are desirous to learn Sanskrit to do so in an easy manner based on games, competition, rewards, peer to peer interactions, etc.

This unique App combines education with entertainment thereby helping keep attention of the learner as well as encourage him/her to advance further.

ICCR is confident that the launch of this App 'Little Guru' will go a long way in popularizing Sanskrit. Sanskrit continues to be a living language, being used by scholars accessing literary texts.

This App would help create awareness not only about language but also open the doors for people to access the rich cultural heritage of India.

Source: United News of Bangladesh