The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started a Master’s course in Sanskrit through open and distance mode. Any graduation pass out candidate can online apply for admission for ma in sanskrit courses in this covid 19 situation. The course was launched virtually and was live streamed through Gyan Dhara channel. IGNOU Start MA in Sanskrit
The MA Sanskrit courses has been designed and created with academic consultation and support of distinguished scholars in different disciplines of Sanskrit field. students can take admission of online portal of ignou admission:
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Professor Rao said that Sanskrit is the mother language for a number of Indian languages and many words used in different languages including some international ones are borrowed from this great language which is part of Indian ethos and history. He discussed the limiting idea of Sanskrit which he said interfaces us with the Bharat and its rich information which is accessible in the language as it were.
The virtual launch programme was held by Jitendra Srivastava, School of Humanities, IGNOU.
The dispatch had august e-social event of famous researchers in the field of Sanskrit language and writing from the nation over including; Prof. Ramesh Kumar Pandey, Vice Chancellor, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University; Prof. (Dr.) Gangadhar Panda, Kolhan University, Jharkhand; Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Lakshman Jani, Vice-Chancellor, Maharshi Panini Sanskrit and Vedic University, Ujjain; Professor Radhavallabh Tripathi, Former Vice Chancellor, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan; Professor Balkrishna Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Vikram University, Ujjain; Professor Rajaram Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi and Professor Devi Prasad Tripathi, Vice-Chancellor, Uttarakhand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar. They all commended IGNOU’s drive in advancing the Sanskrit language and trusted that this would assist the language with getting its legitimate spot in Indian colleges.