A three-day International Conference on ‘The Importance of Sanskrit in India and Abroad’ was organized by the Sanskrit Department, Central University of Odisha, Koraput from 17-19 March 2023 in the University campus at Sunabeda was concluded with the valedictory programme.
Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. Chakradhar Tripathi presided over the program. He highlighted the value of the Sanskrit language in traditional as well as modern society.
He said “teacher represents society; man can develop only through the Indian tradition of knowledge. And that teacher can make the name meaningful when his conduct aligns with the policy sentences. The means of making a human being a human being lies only in Sanskrit. This type of unique knowledge tradition which is practical and is the ultimate means in the creation of man must be followed”.
Prof. N. C. Panda, Dean, School of Languages and HoD, Dept. of Sanskrit delivered the welcome address. He highlighted the usefulness of Sanskrit and said that knowledge and science are contained in Sanskrit and need to be presented to the people through research by the youth. It should be an experimental study.