UP Setting Up Helpline For Foreign Students Interested In Learning Sanskrit
Lucknow, August 12 (TNA) With Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath taking personal interest in promotion of Sanskrit in the state, a plan is afoot to rope in foreigners to learn and study the Vedic language.
UP Sanskrit Sansthan is expanding its online Sanskrit speech training helpline for the students of foreign origin. A dedicated helpline through whatsapp number is being set up to enable foreign students who can learn Sanskrit verses and rituals etc., Dr Vachaspati Mishra, the president of UP Sanskrit Sansthan said.
He said that the foreign students will not be able to learn the basics of Sanskrit but also be taught verses, ritual, spirituality by a separate set of teachers.
Meanwhile, the existing online facility for Sanskrit learning and speech has already been launched with a great success. More Than eight thousand are people are registered while 1553 students are taking daily classes in virtual classrooms even as the Sansthan is offering 47 daily classes.
Importantly, the interested students ccan get themselves registered in the virtual classroom via a missed call alert on mobile phone number 9522340003.
Candidates for registration will have to just fill up a Google form and furnish details about their occupation, job and education so that the group-wise classes can be arranged as per individual education and job profile of the students, said Dr Mishra.