Linguistic and Cultural Enrichment


Center for Studies on North Eastern States

  • NAMASTE - North East States of Nagaland, Assam, Mehgalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Arunacahal Pradesh, Sikkim and Tripura
  • Exchange of culture, tradition, arts and music
  • Certificate Programs in select dialects of North East states
  • Facilitating Exchange Programs for faculty and students
  • Creating Academic Opportunities for the underprivileged students from NAMASTE states

Centre for Studies in Tulu Culture

NITTE has established the Centre for Tulu Studies for research work on Tulu heritage and regional culture. Tulu is the first off shoot of Proto South Dravidian language and one among the 'Pancha Dravida' languages along with Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam.

Initiatives of the Centre:

  • 'Tulu Jnatipadakosha' - A Dravidian Cognate Dictionary: an ongoing project.
  • Spoken Tulu classes to new learners
  • Collection and Restoration of Tuluva artefacts
  • Establishment of Tulu library
  • Compilation of Tri-lingual English- Kannada-Tulu Dictionary
  • Guidance to research scholars
  • Guest lectures on Tulu related themes

For further details, contact Dr. Sayeegeetha (