विदेश मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

 9वाँ विश्व हिंदी सम्मेलन
जोहान्सबर्ग (दक्षिण अफ्रीका)
22-24 सितम्बर, 2012 

Ninth World Hindi Conference
Johannesburg [South Africa]
22-24 September, 2012


Resolutions Passed in the World Hindi Conferences


1st World Hindi Conference

Nagpur, India

10-12 January, 1975




  1. Efforts should be made to get Hindi recognized as one of the official languages in the United Nation


  1. Vishwa Hindi Vidyapeeth should be set up in Wardha


  1. A well-planned scheme should be formulated to make World Hindi conference a permanent feature.








2nd World Hindi Conference

Port Luis, Mauritius

28-30 August, 1976





1.    A Vishwa Hindi Kendra may be set up in Mauritius to coordinate Hindi related activities in the world


2.    An international magazine should be brought out which may create an atmosphere through the language conducive to make a person a global citizen


3.    The resolution passed in the 1st World Hindi Conference was reiterated which called for efforts to get Hindi recognized as one of the official languages of the UN







3rd World Hindi Conference

New Delhi, India

28-30 October, 1983





  1. An international standing committee may be formed which may work towards achieving the aims and objectives of the conference.


  1. The organizing committee of the conference may be authorised to constitute a Standing committee in consultation with and with the approval of the Prime Minister of India.


  1. The committee may consist of 25 members from India and other countries.


  1. The committee may constitute a sub-committee to prepare a draft of the composition of the committee, its constitution, work-procedure and the Secretariat. This sub-committee may submit its recommendations to the organizing committee within three months and take follow-up action.







4th World Hindi Conference

Port Luis, Mauritius

02-04 December, 1993





  1. The organizing committee of the IVth WHC is authorized to form a Standing Committee and set up a Secretariat within three months in consultation with the Prime Minister of India and Mauritius with the objectives of development  and promotion of Hindi as an international language.


  1. This conference supports the resolution passed during all the previous three conferences and calls for setting up the 'Vishwa Hindi Vidyapeeth' at the earliest possibility. It also reiterates the demand for setting up a Vishwa Hindi Kendra in Mauritius.


  1. The conference is pleased to note that Study and Teaching of Hindi is increasing in a number of universities in the world. The conference calls upon the governments and universities of various countries to actively work towards establishing Hindi Chairs.


  1. The conference is of the view that communication between the countries of the world, especially India and countries with Indian diaspora be strengthened. Interaction between radio, television and news agencies of these countries be strengthened giving priority to Hindi. In this context the conference is pleased at the commencement of the Hindi news agency 'Bhasha' between India and Mauritius and is grateful to the Prime Ministers of Mauritius and India for this historic step. The conference calls upon India to actively assist in the publication of daily newspapers, magazines and books.


  1. The 4th World Hindi Conference is of the view that the use and influence of Hindi has increased at the national and international level. However, it has not been accorded its rightful place. The conference therefore feels that the government and the people need to make special efforts to this end.


  1. The conference calls upon Hindi lovers of the world to use Hindi increasingly in their personal and public works. They should resolve to use Hindi at least for their signatures, invitation cards, personal letters and name plates.


  1. The delegates from different countries attending this conference are requested to apprise the governments of their respective countries of the demand of this conference for making intensive efforts for getting Hindi recognized as one of the official languages of the UN.  







5th World Hindi Conference

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobego

04-08 April, 1996




1.     The conference strongly supports a vibrant relationship between people of Indian origin and Hindi. It hopes that worldwide Indian diaspora will establish Hindi as a contact language and will help in preparing a world Hindi platform.


2.      The conference reiterates its oft-repeated resolution that World Hindi Conferences should have a permanent secretariat. In keeping with the earlier resolution  of the conference this secretariat should be set up in Mauritius. An inter-governmental committee should be formed for this jointly by the governments of Mauritius and India. This committee should consist of committed littérateurs in sufficient number in addition to official representatives. The committee will place before the governments of Indian and Mauritius a comprehensive programme duly taking into account various aspects of the secretariat related set up.


3.     This conference requests the governments of all countries especially those with people of Indian origin to make arrangements for study and teaching of Hindi at different levels.


4.     In view of the support extended to Hindi language globally, the conference requests the voluntary organization and Hindi scholars engaged in the promotion of Hindi in the countries with large Indian diaspora to request their respective governments to extend diplomatic supports for inclusion of Hindi as one of the languages of the UN.


5.     The conference welcomes the decision of the Govt. of India to set up Mahatma Gandhi Anterrashtriya Vishwavidyala and hopes that this would give a desired thrust to Hindi.     





6th World Hindi Conference

London, UK

14-18 September, 1999




1.    Mahatma Gandhi Anterrashtriya Vishwavidyalya should play an active role in the study, teaching, research, propagation and promotion of Hindi in the world.


2.    The  Vishwavidyalya should also make arrangements for teaching of Hindi in foreign countries, formulating the syllabus, preparing text books and training of teachers as also to arrange for distant teaching.


3.    The government of Mauritius should take action to set up the World Hindi Secretariat soon in consultation with other governments that support Hindi.


4.    Hindi should be recognized as one of the languages of the UN.


5.    The Govt. of India should set up a central agency for the development of Hindi in the field of Information and technology, standardization, scientific and technical writings in Hindi and development of latest techniques in commutation in Hindi.


6.    Necessary steps should be taken to popularise Hindi amongst the younger generation.


7.    The Govt. of India should instruct its missions abroad to see that necessary facilities for teaching Hindi is available in the educational institutions for the convenience for the people of Indian origin.  







Resolutions of the

7th World Hindi Conference

Paramaribo, Suriname

06-09 June, 2003



1.         Recognition of Hindi as one of the Official Languages of the UN.


2.         Establishment of Hindi Chairs in foreign universities and strengthening Hindi teaching activities abroad. 


3.         Propagation of Hindi Language and propagation of Hindi among the people of Indian origin.


4.         Development of a Hindi website and use of Information Technology in propagation of Hindi.


5.         Publication of a World Directory of Hindi Scholars.


6.         World Hindi Day to be celebrated every year.


7.         Establishment of Caribbean Hindi Parishad.


8.         Establishing Hindi Department in 10 Universities of South India.


9.         Foreign Hindi writings to be incorporated in the MA(Hindi) curriculum of Indian Universities.


10.       Promoting Hindi teaching in Suriname.




Resolutions of the

8th World Hindi Conference

New York, America

13-15 July, 2007


1.                 In order to popularize teaching of Hindi and Devnagari script, a standardized syllabus be prepared for teaching Hindi as a second language and a system be evolved to recognise Hindi teachers.


2.                 To ensure active and purposeful functioning of the World Hindi Secretariat, the Governments of India and Mauritius should extend all possible administrative and financial assistance to the Secretariat and should consider setting up of regional offices of the Secretariat in Delhi and in 4-5 other countries.  The Conference calls upon the Secretariat to develop a website on "Viswa Manch Per Hindi" in order to popularize Hindi. 


3.                 Simple and good books in Hindi on science, technology and technical subjects should be encouraged.  Effective measures be taken to popularize information technology in Hindi.  A system based on universally recognized Unicode be developed and made available to all.


4.                 Data base of foreign universities and schools where Hindi is taught be prepared.  A list of Hindi teachers should also be prepared.


5.                 The Conference calls upon the Hindi lovers of the world, especially non-resident Indians and Indian nationals working abroad to assist in promotion and propagation of Hindi language and literature abroad.


6.                 Arrangement for research scholarship be made for foreign Hindi scholars at the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyala, Wardha.


7.                 Kendriya Hindi Sansthan should also contribute actively in promotion of Hindi abroad and preparation of Hindi syllabus.


8.                 Setting up of Hindi chairs in foreign university be considered.


9.                 In addition to being a language of literature, Hindi should also be used as a language of modern science and commerce.


10.             India should encourage use of Hindi at national and international level symposia and conferences.