A. OUTSTANDING RESEARCHTargets: • To publish linguistic multi-lingual dictionaries of every undertaken language. • To publish descriptive grammar of every undertaken language. • To create online and digital corpus for every undertaken language. • To archive traditional cultural heritages, folk songs, folk tales • To explore and archive the traditional knowledge systems of the communities of NE India.
Strategy: • Field Assistants and researchers will conduct field work to collect primary data of each language undertaken by the Centre. • The Centre will conduct workshop for data elicitation and analysis.
B. EXCELLENT TEACHING-LEARNING (Future Plan)Targets: • To produce a few PhD and Post-Doctoral research in coming years. • Through its Masters' program MA in Linguistics and Endangered Languages, or other relevant courses a group of trained and motivated scholars will be produced.
C. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYTargets: • To develop reading materials like story books and orthographic resources like script, books of letters, primers etc. • To work towards the revitalization of minority/endangered languages through school education. • Introducing the significance of traditional cultural values.
Strategy: • The human resources from the Centre will frequently visit the members of the endangered language communities in their places and hold discussion, meetings etc. on the issue of the importance of passing their languages and cultural values to the next generation.
D. ENABLING STRATEGIES FOR VISION 2030• The Centre will work to provide the e-access of language data to all through a consortium of these languages at CIT Kokrajhar • To provide support to the native speakers of these languages in the language-awareness programs in their communities. • To help bringing these languages to the sphere of modern technologies. • Teaching/learning of various indigenous languages and foreign languages such as Japanese, French, Spanish, Chinese etc. will also be carried out.