http://www.thehindu.com/template/1-0-1/gfx/logo.jpgThe German language will be taught in over 1,090 Kendriya Vidyalaya schools by 2017. 
When I was young, French was the only foreign language on offer in my high school and college. Today’s students have as many as nine foreign languages to choose from: Arabic, French, German, Mandarin, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Tibetan.
Various universities across the country such as M.S. University of Baroda, Kerala University and Mumbai University have been conducting credit and semester-based programmes in German Studies for several years now. Germany has been the most proactive in spearheading the study of its national language across India. “Studying German is easy for Indians who are multilingual.” says Herr Bernhard Steinrucke, Director General of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC). Read more...