ova.gov.in – Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) website Odisha

Odisha Government launched Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) website ova.gov.in to preserve and promote Odia language. The OVA portal is launched by the Odisha CM Shri. Naveen Patnaik. The Odia Virtual Academy portal provide various precious Odia language resources such as books, library, magazines, dictionary, information on cultural dance, music and Odia art. The portal also support translation to Odia language. Odia is primary language of Odisha and CM feels that it is important to preserve the language to preserve the culture and heritage. Odia language is the pride and dignity of the state according to the CM Patnaik.

The ova.gov.in – Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) website has OVA webinars, virtual classes on Odia, online certification courses, Odia fonts, softwares, blog and links to various popular Odia websites and resources. The portal presents Odia as the language of knowledge and science and used by the generations.

ova.gov.in – Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) Website Objectives:

  • To digitize 2000+ rare and Odia books
  • To make all those books available online for readers
  • To provide free digital Odia library
  • To provide free Odia digital dictionary
  • To promote and distribute Odia Unicode fonts
  • To help learning Odia simple for English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish speakers

Odia Virtual Academy (OVA):

  • Online portal for promotion of the Odia language
  • Online repository of Odia culture, tradition, books, journals, music, literature, art, dance, history, science research, folk culture, tribal languages, literature, history-oriented essays, speech of great personalities, Sri Jagannath culture, temple and architectures information
  • The OVA preserves the works of poets, writers, playwrights, journalists, critics, translators and literary stalwarts
  • The portal will promote use of the languages in the state organizations and institutes
  • It also provides thesaurus, encyclopaedia, vocabulary and grammar in Odia

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