Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has called upon the department to set up Tamil chairs in world-renowned universities and to promote the Tamil language among the global Tamil diaspora especially among the younger generation of the Tamil populace. He has also urged the Union government to announce Tamil classic, 'Tirukkural' as a national book. The Tamil language and culture department is in the process of following up the Chief Minister's appeal to the Central government on making 'Tirukkural' as a national book.
The department of Tamil development and information is also consulting Tamil scholars, researchers, and academics in the Tamil language to create new Tamil words for education including technical education.
The department is also trying to promote the usage of the Tamil language in Central government offices in the state as well as in banks functioning in the state. Tamil department will also be setting up a new digital library, audio-visual programmes in memorials, and a museum. It will also be involved in increasing the seating capacity of MGR Film and Television Institute.