On the occasion of International Translation Day Prof. Dipti Misra Sharma planted a Badam Tree behind Himalaya Bhavan.
International Translation Day is an international day recognising translation professionals. It is on 30 September, which is the day of the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators. He is known for translating most of the Bible into Latin from the Greek manuscripts of the New Testament. He also translated parts of the Hebrew Gospel into Greek.
International Translation Day is observed every year on 30 September to spread awareness about the translation profession and to pay tribute to the work of language professionals. It helps in promoting cultural heritage and mutual respect in our changing world. The theme of International Translation Day, 2021 is history, and significance.
The day is “an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security,” according to the United Nations.