Sanskrit Commission Setup By Government

Current Affairs: A panel headed by Shri N. Gopalaswami has been set up by this Ministry of Human Resource Development on November 18th, 2015 to assess and review the present schemes for the development of Sanskrit and Veda Vidya.

carThe Panel will also study and suggest ways and means to bring a qualitative change in Sanskrit Education both in School Education and Higher Education.

It will suggest measures to integrate Sanskrit studies with other disciplines like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medical Science & Law.

Background:

The Second Sanskrit Commission led by Prof. Satya Vrat Shastri was set up on 10th January 2014.

This Commission was asked to submit its recommendations within one year but it could not submit its report within that period and the Commission’s term expired on 09.01.2015.