Objective of Vidyapeetha

Objective of Vidyapeetha

The objectives for which the Vidyapeetha is established are: -

  1. To preserve Shastraic tradition
  2. To undertake interpretation of the Shastras
  3. To establish their relevance to the problems in the modern context
  4. To provide means for intensive training in modern as well as Shastraic lore for teachers
  5. To achieve excellence in these disciplines so that the Vidyapeetha has a distinctive character of its own
  6. In pursuance of the above objectives the Vidyapeetha shall
    • Impart instruction in traditional Sanskrit lore with special attention to highly specialized branches
    • Provide means for the training of Sanskrit teachers and to conduct research in pedagogical aspects of Sanskrit education
    • Provide facilities for the study of such languages and literature of Asia as having a bearing on Sanskrit studies such as Pali, Iranian, Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, Japanese etc.,
    • Prescribe syllabus for various courses with special emphasis on Indian culture and values and conduct examinations in Sanskrit and allied disciplines
    • Publish literature and develop print and non-print materials in and about Sanskrit including original texts, commentaries and translations
    • Arrange for publication of research findings, journals and aids to research such as indices, digests and bibliographical materials
    • Collect, preserve and publish manuscripts and to build up a Rashtriya Sanskrit Pustakalaya and Sangrahalaya and to provide means for training in Manuscriptology specifically in scripts used for Sanskrit manuscripts
    • Provide means for education in modern disciplines needed for meaningful interpretation of original Sanskrit texts including technical literature in Sanskrit
    • Promote interaction between modern and traditional scholars for mutual enrichment
    • Organise Shastra Parishads, seminars conferences and workshops
    • Recognise degrees, diplomas and certificates of other educational bodies, institutes as equivalent to those of the Vidyapeetha
    • Establish faculties and constitute such boards and committees as may be necessary for the fulfillment of the objectives of the Vidyapeetha
    • Institute and award fellowships, scholarships, prizes and medals in accordance with the rules and bye-laws adopted from time to time
    • Subscribe and become a member or participate in and cooperate with any other association, society or institution having wholly or partly similar objectives as those of the Vidyapeetha and
    • Undertake all such activities incidental, necessary or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the objectives of the Vidyapeetha