हिंदुस्तानी प्रचार सभा द्वारा (सन 1942 में महात्मा गाँधी द्वारा स्थापित) 9 मार्च 2019 को प्रातः 10:00 बजे से सायंकाल 6:00 बजे तक एक राष्ट्रीय संगोष्ठी का आयोजन हो रहा है।
- स्थल : हिंदुस्तानी प्रचार सभा, मुंबई
गाँधीजी के दिल के करीब 4 मुख्य विषयों में से एक महत्त्वपूर्ण विषय महिला सशक्तीकरण के सम्बन्ध में हिन्दुस्तानी प्रचार सभा, मुंबई तथा हिंदी साहित्य सम्मलेन, तेजपुर के संयुक्त तत्त्वावधान में एक द्वि-दिवसीय राष्ट्रीय संगोष्ठी का आयोजन किया जा रहा है।
- कार्यक्रम : 23-24 फ़रवरी 2019 [ शनिवार , रविवार ]
- स्थल : हिंदी साहित्य सम्मेलन, तेजपुर, असम
The second Vyngy Sangrah [collection of satires] of Sanjiv Nigam, our Director [Programme] and a prominent Hindi writer was released in the Dakshin Bhartiy Hindi Sahitya Sammelan held recently.
A seminar was organised on 'Secularism – Corner stone of our Democracy' in Bangalore on 27-28th December, 2018 in which 9 prominent speakers spoke on various related topics. Most of the speakers were non Hindi speaking but they conveyed their views in Hindustani or Hindi - English mix language. The participants also spoke in Hindustani. Two main speakers were Shamim Tariq, a prominent writer and journalist and Mr Babu Matthew, a prominent thinker, writer and Constitution Expert.
A literary programme was organised on 8th December, 2018 in the presence of the renowned Hindi writer from Mauritius Raj Heeramun. In the first part, Raj Heeramun spoke about the language scenario in Mauritius and the position of Hindi there. In the second part, a Kavi Goshthi of Hindi–Urdu poets was organised in which around 10 poets recited their poems.
Sanjiv Nigam, Director [Programme] visited Bhopal to meet the DG [Prisons], Madhya Pradesh regarding opening of libraries in the central prisons of Madhya Pradesh. He was accompanied by Rakesh Kumar Tripathi, Project Coordinator. The proposal was heartily welcomed by the prisons authorities. On the request of the DG, they also visited the newly built Central Jail of Bhopal to inspect the place for the library.
A programme was organised on 20th November, 2018 in association with an NGO working to help the victims of child sexual abuse. Some of the very prominent persons in social life took part in this discussion programme including film actress Kalki Coechlin and noted painter Brinda Miller.
Mr. Feroze Patch, Trustee & Hon Secretary was the guest of honour while Ms. Insia Dariwala of the NGO was the main coordinator. An exhibition was also organised along with the discussion.
Inauguration of libraries established by the HPS in the Central Prisons of Rajasthan was done on 19th November, 2018 at the Central Prison, Jaipur in the presence of Director General of Prisons, Rajasthan and Sanjiv Nigam, Director [Programme], Hindustani Prachar Sabha. The ribbon cutting was done at the hands of a prisoner who is very fond of reading. Senior police officials and Rakesh Kumar Tripathi, Project Coordinator were also present on the occasion.
A workshop was organised on 3rd November 2018 for the teachers of Saral Hindi classes to guide them about the teaching methods for this course. The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Feroze Patch, Trustee & Hon Secretary. The workshop was coordinated by Dr Sushila Gupta who was the main speaker also. Some Hindi scholars also guided the participants.
The first international project of HPS was inaugurated on 3rd August 2018 in the form of an independent library section of Hindi Books in the Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka. This was a historical moment for the HPS in its history of 75 years. The inauguration ceremony was done by the symbolic handing over of the books by Sanjiv Nigam, Director [Programme], HPS to the Dean of Kelaniya University. The authorities of the University whole heartedly hailed the gesture of the HPS. The programme was attended by the professors and students of the University and Rakesh Kumar Tripathi of HPS.
On 16th & 17th August 2018, Sanjiv Nigam accompanied by Rakesh Kumar Tripathi visited Gujarat Vidyapith to discuss about the seminar on Untouchability to be held on 13 &14 October 2018 in the premises of the Gujarat Vidyapith. They held discussions with the Registrar Dr. Rajendra Khimani and his colleagues.
Supply of the remaining books for the Central Jails of Uttar Pradesh initiated.
A programme was organised in the premises of the HPS on 8th September 2018 to show case the talent of the students of Saral Hindi Classes. In this programme, many students including the foreigners presented various entertaining programmes. The students were very happy to attend such programme and requested the HPS to conduct more such events.
Three libraries were inaugurated in the Jails of Telangana at the hands of Feroze Patch, Trustee and Hon Secretary and IG of Prisons, Telangana . Two libraries were inaugurated in Hyderabad and one in Cherlapally near Hyderabad. Sanjiv Nigam and Rakesh Kumar Tripathi of HPS also remained present.
This time also this initiative of the HPS was highly appreciated by the jail authorities as well as the prisoners.
A seminar on the topic "Education – A 360 Degree Overview" was organised on 22 September 2018. This was such a seminar which could be labelled as the need of the hour. The seminar was addressed by Educationists, Principals, Psychologists, Social workers etc. It was a highly successful seminar. Dr Zahir Qazi, Chairman, Anjuman-i-Islam was the Chief guest while Satish Shah, President of HPS presided over. Feroze Patch, Trustee & Hon Secretary and Arvind Degvekar, Trustee & Hon Treasurer of HPS also addressed the inaugural session.
A poetry recitation session of the renowned Hindi poet Dr. Buddhinath Mishra was organised to give a practical demonstration to the students of the Saral Hindi Classes. The session was coordinated by Dr Sushila Gupta.