Status: No such task force has been set up as yet to study the status of languages and dialects. Similarly, no new step has been taken towards reviving vulnerable or extinct dialects and languages. However, the government continues to implement the Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India (SPPEL) under which 117 vulnerable languages — having less than 10,000 speakers — have been taken up for promotion and revitalisation. i ii iii