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Barun Kumar Sahu
Tech savvy, rooted in art and style

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Local time: 22:56 IST (GMT+5.5)

Native in: Hindi Native in Hindi
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelGovernment / Politics
ManagementIT (Information Technology)
Internet, e-CommerceGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Computers: SoftwareComputers (general)
Printing & PublishingMedia / Multimedia

English to Hindi - Standard rate: 0.21 USD per word
French to Hindi - Standard rate: 0.21 USD per word
Spanish to Hindi - Standard rate: 0.21 USD per word
Hindi to English - Standard rate: 0.21 USD per word
Spanish to English - Standard rate: 0.21 USD per word

Preferred currency INR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 20, Questions answered: 68
Project History 2 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries Tech
Translation education Bachelor's degree - LBSNAA Mussoorie
Experience Years of translation experience: 28. Registered at May 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Hindi (Government of India; Government of Jharkhand)
Hindi to English (Government of India)
Bengali to English (Government of India; Government of Tripura)
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Frontpage, Lingotek, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Other CAT tool, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
I am an senior civil servant in India, and am an author of four books. My fifth book ('Lal Fite Ke Majedar Latife,' in Hindi) is under publication, and is with the publisher. My sixth book 'Computer Bole Aapki Bhasha' (in Hindi) is under drafting/editing. I am a manager and an engineer by education. I am a linguist by hobby.

I use domain specific terminologies in Hindi approved by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (under Ministry of Human Resource Development) (, which is the government-approved body on standardization of Hindi terminologies. I also use Hindustani (a variant of Hindi understood by ordinary Hindi speakers).

(1) Master of Business Administration (Finance)
(2) Bachelor of Technology (Honors) from IIT Kharagpur My books:
(1) Make Computers Speak Your Language; publisher: Unicorn Books Pvt Ltd, New Delhi (February 2007); subject: Unicode method of electronic text processing in Indic, Arabic, European languages; ISBN: 9788178061214;
(2) Unwritten Flaws of Indian Bureaucracy; publisher: Pustak Mahal, New Delhi (June 2004); subject: Bureaucracy, administration, insights, governance; ISBN: 81-223-0875-9;
(3) Amusing Anecdotes on Indian Red Tape; publisher: Pustak Mahal, New Delhi (October 2002); subject: Bureaucracy, humor, administration; ISBN: 81-223-0803-1;
(4) Atop Jhum Hills; publisher: Director, Tribal Research Institute, Agartala (March 1999) ; It is English translation of tribal folksong to English and Hindi.

Other publications:
My article "Importance of Localization in India" was published as cover feature in July 2007 issue of EGOV magazine (
Another article "Tech-guarding the Country" was published in Oct 31, 2007 issue of Dataquest magazine ( [my last name was wrongly mentioned in the article as 'Saha' instead of Sahu]. Several of my articles on governance and bureaucracy have been published in the editorial pages of The Telegraph (Kolkata-based premier English daily), and also one in Dainik Sambad (Agartala-based Bengali daily). These articles were published under my sole byname. My article was published in the book Skills for Effective Administrators edited by Shri VK Agnihotri (1995: Vikas Publishing House Private Limited and Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie).
Keywords: IT, politics, bureaucracy, law, government, governance, localization, software, law, legal, legislation, technology, religion. culinary, arts

Profile last updated
Nov 16, 2007

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