The term ‘bhasha’ means in most Indian languages, ‘language’, ‘speech’, ‘definition’ or ‘voice’.
Bhasha Trust was founded in 1996 for study, documentation and conservation of languages not protected by the Constitution of India.
The organization works at present in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
The major areas of work of Bhasha have been conservation and promotion of minority languages, education, healthcare and empowerment of Adivasi communities in India, protection of human rights of the Denotified and Nomadic Tribes (DNTs), study and development of Adivasi arts, and policy level interventions in the interest of ecology, human rights and Adivasi empowerment.
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