The Kendriya Hindi Samiti was constituted in the year 1967. It is chaired by the Prime Minister. It is the apex policy making body for the propagation and progressive use of Hindi as Official Language of the Union.
- The Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Awards Scheme has been in operation since 1986-87 for outstanding achievements in the implementation of the Official Language. The National Awards Scheme for Original Book writing on Gyan-Vigyan has been renamed as Rajiv Gandhi National Awards Scheme for original Book Writing in Hindi.