The Assam government on Friday signed an agreement with the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (MGAHV) for setting up a campus in this northeastern state. The Maharashtra-based central university will be functioning from a temporary campus in Guwahati for the time being, an official release said. The MGAHV campus will engage in popularising and research of Hindi and other Indian languages. MGAHV vice-chancellor Rajnish Kumar Shukla, who was present on the occasion, said a mass communication course in Assamese language will soon be launched on the Guwahati campus. The MGHAV will also play a leading role in utilisation of artificial intelligence in Assamese and other Indian languages, he added. Assam education minister Ranoj Pegu, state education department advisor Nanigopal Mahanta and other top officials were also present on the occasion, the release said.