The word self-sufficient has been declared by the Oxford language as Hindi word for its year 2020. According to him, it recognizes the daily achievements of innumerable Indians who have faced the crisis of the epidemic. The term was chosen by an advisory panel of language experts, including Kritika Aggarwal, Poonam Nigam Sahai and Imogen Foxell.
The words of the past year have been told
It is said in the statement that the Hindi word for Oxford year is that which describes the nature, condition and cultural significance of the past year. The Oxford language said in the statement that in the early months of the epidemic. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India’s COVID-19 recovery package, he stressed on the need to become self-reliant in the country, economy, society and individually, to face the crisis of epidemic.
It is further stated that after the Prime Minister’s address there was a big increase in the use of the word self-sufficient, which highlights its growing importance in the public dictionary of India.
Sivaramakrishnan Venkateswaran, managing director of Oxford University Press India, said that the big success of the entire self-reliant India campaign in this unpredictable year is the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine in India on a large scale. In the Republic Day parade, the Department of Biotechnology showed the process of self-reliant India campaign and COVID-19 vaccine development. He said that self-reliant India connected with all classes of people as it was considered to be the answer to the revival of the economy affected by COVID-19.
Earlier, the big Hindi words of the year of Oxford were Aadhaar (2017), Nari Shakti (2018) and Constitution (2019).
Aggarwal said that this word gives voice to the strength shown by the youth and old men who faced a difficult situation with determination and self-reliance.