Department of Sanskrit
Brief Profile of the Department: Sanskrit is voice of India’s soul and wisdom. It is the link between India’s past and present. It has been the vehicle of knowledge Tradition of Bharat. Regarding this the Department of Sanskrit, Dasaratha Deb Memorial College established on 24th November, 1979. There was only pass course in Sanskrit. There was only one faculty, Shri Rameshwar Bhattacharya. In1990 the Honors course was introduced in the Dept. with one student only. The faculties were: Dr. Kantilal Chakraborty, Dr. Triptimoy Chakraborty, Dr.Dhirendra Debnath, and Dr. Gita Chakraborty. Now the Semester based credit system is going on.
Year of Establishment: 1979
Head of the Department: Dr.Manidipa Datta Gupta
Courses offered: Undergraduate
B.A. (General): Credit Based Six-Semester Degree Programme
B.A. (Honours): Credit Based Six-Semester Degree Programme
Intake Capacity: B.A. (Honours): 40 nos
1. Laboratory Facilities: Not Applicable
2. Equipments Available: Not Applicable
3. Departmental Library: Not available
4. Other Facilities (If any): Nil
Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized: Nil
Project Completed: Nil
On-going Project: Applied for Project Proposal entitled Violence against tribal women in Tripura- ‘A comparative study of Khowai and West Tripura District’ to the Tribal Research Institute, Agartala on 17th September, 2017.
Student’s Activity (If any):
Sanskrit is gradually becoming popular option among the students. Most of them are participating also in Co-curricular activities as like as Recitations, Debates and Quiz competitions in several places. Social activities are also performed by them. They are organizing Sensitization programme about Sanskrit learning and speaking among the society. Research interests are growing in them about scientific aspects of Sanskrit language and literature also.
Departmental Out-reach activities (If any):
‘Charan vai madhu vindati charan swadumudumvaram. Suryasya Pashya shremanang yo na tandrayate charan. Charaiveti charaiveti’.This motto of the Dept. of Sanskrit are following the Students and the Teachers together. Teachers are delivering their efforts to sensitize the society and culture through Sanskrit and Value based education. There is a great disconnect and wide gap between Sanskrit education and main stream education. Teachers are trying to fulfill the gap through their lectures and active participation in social activities.