The Third Workshop of the “Fundamental Glossary of Political Science” (English-Hindi-Telugu) is inaugurated by Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan Head, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences on August 7, 2017 in the New Seminar Hall, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH).

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The workshop will be organized from 7th to 11th August 2017. The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India appointed the Commissioner for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT) to prepare the glossary.

Addressing the Workshop Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan suggested that the technological advancement has been facilitating to see the meanings in short span of time on the mobile and google search. However, the content and conceptual clarity is missing. Therefore, she suggested that the CSTT must focus on the concept and content of the terms to be familiarized to the clientele group.

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Dr. E. Venkatesu, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, while extending the welcome to the Resource Persons, said that Higher Education has now reaching to the people of subaltern and rural communities, therefore, there is need to clarify meaning and concept of the term. Dr. Shahzad Ahmad Ansari, the Assistant Scientific Officer, Political Science, of CSTT said that the Commission has been providing financial support for glossary and concept dictionaries. He also said that the process has been going on across the country in all the languages and all the subjects.

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The resource persons includes such as Prof. Syed Mehartaj Begum (Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi), Prof. P. Eswariah (University of Hyderabad), Prof. Darla Venkateswara Rao (University of Hyderabad), Dr. Najiullah (Moulana Azad National Urdu University), Dr. Pallavi Kabde (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University), Dr. Challamalla Venkateshrlu (Osmania University), Dr. V. M. Rajasekhar (N.T.R. Govt. Degree College, Vayalpadu, Chittore), Dr. Bhaskhar (Govt. Degree College, Ramannapet), Dr. Vasundhara (Telangana University)

The team assisted by Dr. Sakru Naik, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad. Dr. E. Venkatesu, Coordinator for the workshop proposed the vote of thanks.

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