11th Convocation of KKSU held
Congratulating the meritorious students and teachers for their achievements in academics, Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the universities in the state Bhagatsinh Koshyari said that Start-ups in Sanskrit may be started. Sanskrit is the mother of all languages and speaks volumes about our treasure of knowledge, culture and values. The world is attracted to knowledge in various fields available in Sanskrit. The academicians should make an effort to promote the language so that the hidden knowledge given by our forefathers could be decoded and placed before the world..
Koshyari was speaking during the 11th Convocation of Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek, on Wednesday. Sanskrit scholar Prof Kashinath Nyaupane from Nepal Sanskrit University, Kathmandu was the chief guest. Vice-Chancellor of Central Sanskrit University, New Delhi Dr Shrinivasa Varakhedi was the guest of honour. Officiating Vice Chancellor of KKSU Dr Madhusudan Penna was present.
Koshyari congratulated Dr Varakhedi for receiving honorary D Litt in appreciation of his work in the field. He also congratulated D Litt awardee, Ph D reciver and students for their achievements.
Prof Nyaupane said that the meaning of ‘Satyam Vada’ is not limited and one should be able to understand the difference between Truth and Not-Truth consciously and cautiously. He advised the students to pay attention to the teachings of their Guru for a better life in the future.
Dr Varakhedi expressed his views after receiving the honorary D Litt and said Nation building and its welfare is the main objective of education. KKSU is viewed as an important institution by other universities in the country. He expressed happiness over working for KKSU as a Vice-Chancellor.
Dr Rajendra Watane was awarded the highest degree D Litt for his research in spiritual philosophy and Marathi shahiri poetry. The University awarded 15 Ph D degrees. Four of them were awarded Gold Medals as Best Research Theses. They are Sumit Manohar Kathale, Pratik Pramodrao Joshi, Madhav Vijay Ashtikar and Kavita Amol Bhopale.
Bhakti Chandrakant Purandare was awarded the highest seven Gold Medals and a prize for securing the highest marks in MA examination.
The University conferred 465 post-graduate, 1156 bachelor’s degrees, 1174 diplomas, 124 post-graduate diplomas and 111 certificates during the Convocation. Besides this 180 certificates, 23 diplomas and 68 post-graduate diplomas acquired through distance education were also awarded.