[ Karda Natam ]
DAPORIJO, Jul 16: An orientation cum training programme for teachers of Tagin inhabited areas for development, preservation and promotion of the Tagin language was organized by the Tagin Cultural Society (TCS),in collaboration with NECTAR, Shillong at Singik Hall here on Saturday.
Deputy Director of School Education, Tape Jeram said that the Tagin language is one among the endangered languages in the world, which needs efforts to preserve and promote the language. He urged the trainee teachers to disseminate the knowledge they will be imparted during the training period to the young generation.
TCS vice president (Admin) T B Baki also highlighted the importance of preserving one’s own language for identity.
Altogether, 37 teachers from various schools attended the training programme.
Various topics relating to development of Tagin language were discussed and study materials, including alphabet books and folk story books distributed among the trainees.
The training programme was organized by the Human Resource Development Section of the TCS.