KADAPA: Yogi Vemana University Vice-Chancellor A. Ramachandra Reddy and founder-secretary of C.P. Brown Memorial Library Janumaddi Hanumath Sastry on Sunday welcomed the Central Government’s decision to give ancient language status to Telugu.

The State Government would receive a grant of Rs. 100 crores for developing a Telugu language Development Centre and develop the Telugu script and folk literature and preserve Telugu inscriptions, they said. - Special Correspondent