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Indian Languages must for Mobile Phones

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Government will soon make Indian languages mandatory for mobiles sold in India. According to a government notification accessed by The Sunday Standard, the phones will have facility for inputting text in English, Hindi and at least one additional Indian language. The third language to be supported by mobiles will be decided by the phone manufacturer or supplier based on market demand.
The note states, “Message readability will be provided for all 22 Indian official languages and script supporting these languages.” The government is expected to bring a notification of mandatory standards soon and all mobile devices sold after December 2016 will have multiple language facility.