Sanskrit Push begins – UGC asks Universities to organize Sanskrit Day Events. UGC has asked the affiliated institutes and the universities to celebrate Sanskrit Day with various events and activities. Every year the day is celebrated on Rakhsha Bandhan.
With the introduction of New Education Policy, the University Grants Commission, UGC has asked the affiliated universities and institutes to organize Sanskrit Day events to celebrate World Sanskrit Day and organize appropriate activities World Sanskrit Day is celebrated on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan every year.
The ‘World Sanskrit Day’ would be celebrated by the Consortium of Sanskrit Universities from July 31 to August 6, 2020, by organizing ‘Sanskrit Week Celebration”. The celebrations that include various programs and competitions will be organized in the online mode. The Central Sanskrit University gas released the program and competitions schedule for the celebration week.
The competitions include story-telling in Sanskrit, Sanskrit song competition, and Sanskrit poem recitation for students in Acharya level or MA and Shastri level or BA. The competition for students in classes 9 – 12 includes story-telling in Sanskrit, Sanskrit song competition, and Sanskrit Subhashit recitation.
To participate in the competitions mentioned above, students can upload their video on Facebook or YouTube and then submit the link of the video to the University’s registration portal. The last date to submit the video is till August 5, 5 pm.
National Education Policy, NEP was introduced on July 29 by two Union Minister of the country. The NEP has introduced new policies that will enhance the education system of the nation along with amendments in some of the previous policies. The policies are expected to come into effect by year 2030.