RSVP V-C Prof Muralidhara Sharma lighting the lamp to mark the inauguration of the national seminar on varsity premises in Tirupati on Tuesday
RSVP V-C Prof Muralidhara Sharma lighting the lamp to mark the inauguration of the national seminar on varsity premises in Tirupati on Tuesday

Tirupati: Under aegis of National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), New Delhi, the three-day national seminar on ‘Unpublished Scientific Manuscripts in Sanskrit’ was inaugurated at Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) here on Tuesday. Inaugurating the seminar, NMM Director Prof V Venkataramana Reddy said that the NMM is working towards fulfilling its motto ‘conserving the past for the future’.

It has emerged as a movement, undoubtedly the most popular and effective among all the heritage conservation initiatives in the country. In this direction, the RSVP also took an initiative to preserve, publish the unpublished manuscripts and appreciated the efforts of the Vice-Chancellor of RSVP Prof V Muralidhara Sharma.

He added that during next year, the NMM will host an international conference on manuscripts in Vidyapeetha. In his presidential address, the V-C observed that this seminar will unearth scientific things from the unpublished manuscripts in Sanskrit, where more than 40 scholars from various quarters of the country will be taking part.

The Vidyapeetha is having more than 3,800 manuscripts and even people of public life also wants to donate manuscripts to Vidyapeetha, he averred. Registrar Prof Ch P Satyanarayana, expressed that this seminar will definitely give vast subject knowledge to the research scholars, who are pursuing their research studies and to have outlook in their work. Seminar Coordinator Dr TSR Narayanan proposed a vote of thanks.