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IIT Kanpur assures help to digitise their dialect through use of AI 

Dhan Singh Rawat launches a giant move for endangered Van Raji community kids from ‘cave age’
By Our Staff Reporter 
Dehradun, 29 June: In a unique move, former MP and Founder Chairman Uttarakhand War memorial, Tarun Vijay  has begun working for educating children from India’s one of the most endangered tribes Van Raji in Dehradun. He is helped by Dr Dhan Singh Rawat, the dynamic and innovative education minister of Uttarakhand.
Dr Rawat initiated these little boys from Kimkhola- Jual jeevi and Dharchula by applying vermillion tilak and gifting them educational items. He lauded the effort of  Tarun Vijay and said that the state govt will provide all necessary help to make this move a success.
Present on this occasion were Tarun Vijay, the progressive face of Van Raji community Gagan Singh Rajwar (former MLA), Director Ritwik, CEO Education Pradeep Rawat, Basic Education Officer  rajendra rawat and parents of the children.
It is noteworthy that Van Raji is one of the 18  most endangered human communities in India, known as primitive vulnerable tribe, often characterised as cave dwellers, and ethno-medicinal users, this particularly vulnerable tribal group elicits great curiosity in the modern world. Tarun Vijay said that his inspiration to work on Van Raji tribe is President of India, Droupadi Murmu who has initiated a nation wide awareness about them and have also invited a group of Van Raji tribe to meet her in Rashtrapati Bhawan. On Ashad Ekadashi children were introduced to computers and they loved playing on it. A pic of a Van Raji boys shows his happiness while sitting on a computer desk. Tarun Vijay revealed that the director of IITKanpur Prof Abhay Karandikar  has assured help to have the Van Raji dialect digitised through the use of AI.