Each state in India is different from the other states in terms of language, culture, tradition and customs being followed. Within each state there are districts which have a language variation depending on the region and local influence of the community where regional language is spoken. For example Marathi in Nagpur is different from Marathi spoken in Pune. Nagpur is a big market with huge population of Marathi speakers with a distinct variation. That’s why it becomes essential to have translation service in Nagpur with translators who are from the locality or have knowledge of the target culture.
Need for translation service in Nagpur.
There are about 5 regions, 6 Divisions and 36 districts in Maharashtra. Marathi is the official language of Maharashtra. The variation in language and changes in dialects of Marathi in different regions of Maharashtra is due to the influence of other languages spoken there and in the neighbouring states.
Nagpur and Amravati division comes under Vidharbha region. Marathi spoken in Vidharbha is different from Marathi spoken in Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik or Konkan region. The need for translation service in Nagpur is felt due to demand for translation that is oriented to meet the specific need of the local market.
1.The Language of Nagpur
The language spoken is Nagpur is Marathi, Hindi and English. Marathi is the native language for majority of the population. Nagpur, being a cosmopolitan city has a dialect of Marathi, that is distinct from other regions, as it is influenced by the Hindi and Telugu language as spoken in neighbouring states.
Other languages spoken in Nagpur are Telugu, Sindhi, Gujarathi, Bengali and Punjabi
2.The People of Nagpur
People of Nagpur are called ‘Napurkars’. The population of Nagpur city was 24,05,665 as per the census of 2011. The people here are very hardworking and have a simple way of living. They are warm, friendly and accommodative of people with other religious faiths. Majority of the population of Nagpur are followers of Hinduism (59.46%). Buddhism is second most popular religion with 25.57%, followed by Islam 11.95%, Christianity 1.15% and other religion 1.97%.
3.The culture of Nagpur
Nagpur plays host to cultural events throughout the year. Vidharbha Sahitya Sammelans, Crafts Melas, Folk Dance festival, Kalidas festival Mahotsavs are sponsored and performed for promotion of art and literature. The Mahalaxmi temple built by the Maratha rulers Bhonsle is famous for Hindus. Deekshabhoomi, is the place where Dr. Ambedkar converted to Buddhism. Other places such as Sitabuldi Fort, Maharajbagh Temple, Botanical Zoo, Dragon Temple, Futala Lake, Shukrawari Lake and Ambazari Lake are famous tourist attractions in the city of Nagpur.
4. Economy of Nagpur
- ✔Nagpur is famous for Orange cultivation and hence the name "Orange City". Nagpur is the biggest marketplace for oranges in the country.
- ✔Nagpur and the Vidarbha region have a very prominent power sector as compared to the rest of Maharashtra.
- ✔Nagpur is also famous for manufacture of Polyester Yarn, Cotton and Silk handlooms.
- ✔Nagpur is a major cargo hub with integrated road, rail, and air connectivity.
- ✔TCS, Infosys and other major IT companies have their software manufacturing facility.
- ✔Manufacturing Industries, Real Estate, Mining and Agriculture are important sectors in Nagpur.
Nagpur has the potential to become major Industrial and commercial centre given its strategic location, infrastructure, availability of skilled professionals and government initiative in the form of ‘Smart City’ Program.
Translation, Localization and Interpretation service are an important factor that helps industries to grow their business in Nagpur. Having a language service provider in Nagpur will be a great advantage.