The NCPSL comes under the Ministry of H.R.D., Dept. of Education was established in 1994 for implementing the schemes connected with the Development and Propagation of Sindhi Language. Its Head Office is at Delhi.
The functions of the council shall be:
1. to undertake production of literature in Sindhi language including books on all subjects including Science and other branches of modern knowledge & technology children’s literature, textbooks, reference works, encyclopedia, dictionaries, etc. and reproduction of Sindhi literary classics or translations of classics from other languages.
2. to collect and evolve technical terms relating to various disciplines of knowledge to enrich Sindhi Language;
3. to undertake and provide for publication of journals and periodicals in furtherance of its objects;
4. to arrange for the sale of publication of journals and periodicals in furtherance of its objects;
5. to promote Sindhi typewriting and shorthand;
6. to help in development of computerization with a view to developing Sindhi language to meet with the advanced technological requirement of the age;
7. to formulate/implement schemes and project for learning of Sindhi language through the media of English and Hindi and other Modern Indian languages including teaching through correspondence course;
8. to liaison with State Government and other agencies in matter relating to promotion and development of Sindhi language;
9. to provide financial assistance and guidance to Non-Governmental Organizations for propagation of Sindhi languages;
10. to coordinate the activities of State Sindhi Academies;
11. to subscribe to or become a member of or to cooperate with any other association or institute whose objects are similar;
12. to obtain or accept subscriptions, donation, grants, gifts, devices, bequests and trusts from any person, Corporation or Institution in furtherance of the objectives of the Society.
13. to sell, manage, transfer, exchange, mortgage, demise, dispose of or otherwise deals with any property belonging to the Council, provided, however, that no immovable property of the Council shall be transferred or disposed of in any manner whatsoever without prior approval of the Central Government;
14. to borrow and raise with any money with or without security or on the security of a mortgage, charge or hypothecate or pledge over all or any of the properties belonging to the Council;
15. to invest and deal with any money of the Council not immediately required for any of its objects in such manner as may be determined from time to time by the Council.
16. to draw, make, accept, endorse and discount cheques, notes and/or other negotiable instruments.
17. to make rules and byelaws for the conduct of the affairs of the Council, and to amend, vary or rescind them from time to time with the concurrence of the Central Government;
18. to maintain a fund to which shall be credited:
(a) all money provided by the Central Government;
(b) all fees and other charges received by the Council;
(c) all money received by the Council by way of grants, gifs, donations,
benefactions, bequests or transfers; and
(d) all money received by the Council in any other manner or from any other source;
19. to deposit all money credited to the fund in such banks or to invest in such a manner as the Council may with the prior approval of the Central Government, decide;
20. to acquire by gift, purchase, exchange, lease or otherwise whatsoever any land, buildings and property and to deal with the properties belonging to or vested in the Council in such manner as the Council may deem fit for the furtherance of all or any of its objects.
21. to meet the expenses of the Council including expenses incurred in the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions of its own funds;
22. to maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts including the balance sheet in such form as may be prescribed by the Central Government;
23. to submit annually to the Central Government annual report of its activities and the accounts of the Council certified in the manner that may be prescribed by the Central Government;
24. to constitute subcommittees or committees as it may be deem fit;
25. to undertake such other activities as may be conducive to the aforesaid objects of the society; Council open to all.ppp