Friday, March 21, 2008

Make Sanskrit education scientific: Nepal

KATHMANDU, Feb. 4: Minister for Education and Sports Pradip Nepal said the Sanskrit lecturers should make more efforts to ward off phony concept of people regarding the Sanskrit education. Scientific research should be carried out to root out the traditional and conservative views to this subject, Minister Nepal focused.

Minister Nepal expressed such views while speaking at the 3rd National Convention of the Sanskrit University Teachers’ Association here yesterday.

Vice-Chancellor of the University Bidur Poudel said Sanskrit scripts kept in various libraries should be translated into Nepali and English languages; the Ayurveda, Yoga and tantric Yoga should be developed and the state should take initiatives to conserve the land belonged to the University.

Moreover, he demanded the government to provide Rs. 600 million to the University to do researches and open Ayurveda College under the University.

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