Sanskrit Gets Big Boost In UP Under Yogi Adityanath's Watch!
Lucknow, Sep 19 (TNA) Promotion of Sanskrit has been a personal mission for UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, it seems. And so it is no wonder that in the past four and a half years, the government in the state has taken some gigantic strides to promote the language.
Sanskrit, which is said to be the oldest language of the world and the mother of all Indian languages, has got respect in the Yogi government. Prior to this, the previous governments never made any effort to advance Sanskrit.
Sanskrit training programs have been conducted in Meerut College, Meerut. Sanskarshala was organized in their respective blocks for the first time by residential Sanskrit training in Varanasi Samvadshala and 68 trainers who passed it.
In the year 2020-21, during the Covid 19 epidemic, 1800 trainees were trained through online medium and 3600 teachers were given Sanskrit training. In the year 2021-22, at present, about 8533 trainees are being given training in Sanskrit speech through online medium.
Registration is being done in Sanskrit Sambhashan Yojana through the missed call scheme of the institute. The institute worked to take Sanskrit to the masses through yoga, priesthood, astrology training camp scheme, Vastu and astrology training camps in each district, award scheme, lecture seminar scheme and one-mass drama training scheme.
Free coaching and guidance scheme for civil services examination, along with the plan to conduct Sanskrit classes through computer, strengthening of Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan library and scholarship scheme and also the benefit of book publication has been given to the youth learning Sanskrit language in the state.
The third session of free coaching for civil services in Sanskrit literature is going to start in UP from November 01. An action plan has been prepared for this. For the promotion of Sanskrit language, candidates are being encouraged to make Sanskrit the main subject. Not only this, efforts are being made to increase the Sanskrit language in the administrative services also.
Within a span of just two years, Sanskrit candidates have ranked from top ninth to the final list in the state civil services examination and 04 students have also been selected. While 9 students have got success in other subordinate competitive examinations.
On behalf of the Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan, the preparation of civil services from preliminary examination to interview is done in the free coaching and guidance program in Sanskrit literature. The entire session is of 10 months duration. 10 months training is done in 3 phases.
In this, grammar, philology, philosophy, epics, Sanskrit theatrics, Sanskrit prose and poetry, etc., are taught by the experts. Candidates of all age group of 21 to 35 years who have passed graduation or equivalent examination from a UGC recognized university can be eligible for this exam.
The admission process for the program will be done online. In which the date of filling the application form has been fixed from 09 August to 05 September. The entrance examination for the third session will be conducted by the end of September 2021 at various centers in Lucknow. The results will be announced by the end of the month of October.
There is a provision to give direct admission to such candidates who have passed the preliminary examination of the Union and State Civil Services 2020-21. A total of 15 students will be taken under this. A scholarship of Rs 3000 per month will also be provided to all the students on the basis of 75% attendance in class and monthly progress report during their study session.
The entrance test consists of 100 questions bilingual (Sanskrit and Hindi) and 85 questions from general studies and 15 questions from Sanskrit general knowledge, grammar and literature. Students can register by visiting the website of Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan upsanskritsansthanam.in or upsscivil.in.
Online training will be given to the candidates here. Special classes will be taken by experts of Sanskrit literature from Delhi and Lucknow physically (offline) in 15 days or weekly intervals. The government's plan is to make Sanskrit language employment oriented in Purvanchal also by linking it with employment.