UNITED NATIONS GROUP OF EXPERTS ON GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES (UNGEGN)
Referring to paragraph (c) of recommendation D, Multilingual areas, contained in resolution 4 adopted by the First United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names,
Considering the need to romanize the geographical names of the official languages of the Indian group for use in international cartography,
Recommends that the tables of Transliteration into Roman and Devanagari of the Languages of the Indian Group,1 with the exception of Sinhala and the note regarding Tamil, be adopted for the romanization of the alphabets of the languages of the Indian group.
1 – Revised edition, May 1972, edited by D.N. Sharma Atri Harnal, Survey of India.
Note. This resolution is updated by res. III/12 and commented in res. IV/17.