The Tamil Nadu government will allocate Rs 4.50 lakh for initiatives including setting up of a Tamil library at Gauhati University for the benefit of students pursing Tamil at the varsity, Minister for Tamil Culture, Sevoor S Ramachandran said.
The minister announced in the Assembly that Rs 1.50 lakh will be allocated to set up a library at Gauhati university.
Ramachandran, also minister for language and Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments department, said the library will help students pursuing Tamil at the North East Indian varsity to learn Tamil literature.
Also, Rs three lakh will allocated to buy five computers for students of that varsity to learn online Tamil language and literature, he said.
The initative will be taken forward through the Tamil Development Department, he added.