THE DEPARTMENT of sanskrit

Department News

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT  :

The Department of Sanskrit was established in 1984,to cater the  need of the students wanting to opt for Sanskrit as  their second language at Intermediate and UG levels.

Achievements and Highlights

    Department has been offering  Lalitha Samskrutam, an Inter Disciplinary Elective course for  students whose second language is not Sanskrit. 

    With a view to  promoting allied subjects that are available through Sanskrit sources, the department designed and conducted diploma and advanced diploma courses on Indian Indigenous Medicine. 

    The department offered a Spoken Sanskrit course for one year sponsored by UGC.

    To create interest in Sanskrit studies in the students as well as in the society. Five national seminars have been organized by the department on Tribal Literature and Culture, Yogic methods of inquiry, contribution of Andhraits to Sanskrit Literature in Independent India, Contribution of Prof Satyavrat Sastry the only Jnanpeeth Awardee in Sanskrit to Sanskrit Literature and Contribution of Krishnadevaraya to Sanskrit Literature sponsored by UGC, ICPR, APCHE and Sri Venkateswara Vedic University respectively.

    The department also conducted workshops on Emerging Trends in Sanskrit Literature, Vignanam i.e., science in Sanskrit literature, Vinodam i.e., classical compositions in western tunes.

     Arranging Guest lectures on various topics related to Sanskrit Literature to generate  interest in Sanskrit studies.

Faculty Profile

 Dr D. Ramakrishna  joined  in the department in the year 1988 is the only faculty of  Intermediate and UG students.Published 25 research articles in various reputed journals , seven books and edited several textbooks and other research works.

Submitted UGC minor research project entitiled " A study of sanskrit inscriptions in Andhra Pradesh" in the year 2007.

Served as NSS programmer officer from 2004-2006&2008-2010

Honored by her Royal highness Mahachakri sirinthorn, Princess of Thailand at silpakorn university, Bankok in the year 2013.

Received best teacher award in sanskrit from the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 5-8-2014.

    Invited and attended as observer to the FIRST INTERNATIONAL conference of INDOLOGISTS at RASTRAPATHI BHAVAN,NEWDELHI by DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTRY,GOVT.OF  INDIA on 23,24,25 NOVEMBER 2015

    Attended NATIONAL Northeast and Northern  writers meet as Sanskrit poet and rendered his poetry named VANDE KASHMIRA BHARATAM at KARGIL,LADAK,J&K STATE by SAHITHYA ACADEMY,MINISTRY OF CULTURE,GOVT.OF INDIA ON 26,27 SEPTEMBER 2016.