Published: 15th June 2017
Oxford University Press launches English-English Assamese dictionary
The Oxford University Press has launched the Compact-English-English-Assamese dictionary in Guwahati
The Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched Compact English-English-Assamese dictionary in Guwahati. The dictionary is an addition to OUP's 23 existing bilingual dictionaries in Indian languages. Speaking on the occasion, OUP Business Head of Higher Education, Trade and Professional Learning, Paras Bansal said that the launch is a significant milestone as Assam has a large young population eager to improve their proficiency in the English language. Padmashri Award-winning journalist, D.N. Bezbaruah, Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author and former state Director General of Police Harekrishna Deka, Chairman of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council Dayananda Borgohain, and Assam Higher Secondary Education Council secretary Simanta Kumar Das were present at the launch.