Full efforts to be made for development of Sanskrit language in state

Inauguration of state level residential girls Sanskrit School in Bhopal

Bhopal, July 18, 2018 (Ataullah Faizan):  Education Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah has said that India is a country of everlasting and unending culture. Indian culture is carrier of the sanskara and protection and nurturing of this culture lies in Sanskrit language. That’s why Sanskrit is called soul of India. The state government has taken many important steps for development of ancient Sanskrit language. School Education Minister Kunwar Shah was addressing the inaugural function of Government Residential Kanya Sanskrit Vidyalaya in the premises of New Subhash School situated at South T.T .Nagar. On the occasion, Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Mrs. Deepti Goud Mukherjee, Sanskrit scholars were also present. School Education Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah said that it has been in his priority to open Sanskrit schools for girls. Efforts are being made to link Sanskrit language with self-employment in the state. In view of this, new courses based on employment have been started in the state. In his address, Minister of State for School Education, Mr. Deepak Joshi said that infrastructure in government schools of Sanskrit in the state will be strengthened.

Director of Maharishi Patanjali Sanskrit Sansthan Mr. Prabhat Raj Tiwari said that girls have been granted admissions in residential schools on the basis of state level merit list. The girls would be imparted career oriented excellent education with Sanskrit language and literature in coordination with traditional and modern approaches. Teaching from class VI to XII will be available in Sanskrit School. Residential facility, food, uniform and medical facilities will be availed to girls.

Dr Bhagirath Kumarawat also addressed the programme.  It was informed in the programme that five Model ​​Sanskrit Vidyalayas are under operational in Sironj of Vidisha district, Datia, Ujjain, Burhanpur and Barhi of Katni district. In order to modernize Sanskrit schools, sanction has been given to purchase computers. In the state, 187 Sanskrit Vidyalayas have been affiliated with Maharishi Patanjali Sanskrit Sansthan. Sanction of Rs nine crores has been given for four-storey building of the institute in Bhopal.