Vision

  • Advancing India’s rich Sanskritic heritage
  • Promoting Indological studies in the spheres of Literature, Education, Philosophy, History, Linguistics
  • Advancement of liberal learning on the basis of changing social consciousness.
  • Preservation of the traditional, balanced against the trends of modernisation.
  • Including academicians, scholars, and researchers from all over the world to come together to build an international knowledge network.
  • Building a new and modern society based on the values and worldviews inspired from Sanskrit literature and philosophy.
  • Democratisation of education and of the campus space.
  • Promoting free and critical thinking, questioning, debates and discourses.
  • Building a secular and democratic academic environment.

Mission

  • A more global approach to education and research
  • Increase in excellence and diversification of Sanskrit education
  • Making the ancient, medieval and other knowledge sources in Sanskrit available to all.
  • Participating in and contributing richly and meaningfully to the universal nexus of knowledge, growth and learning.
  • Updating and modernising knowledge with a critical and creative interaction with the traditional—following the legacy of Pt. Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar.
  • Making Traditional Oriental Learning available and relevant to all.

Objective

  • A massive digitisation programme to place the collection of 25000 manuscripts in the cultural commons.
  • Contributing to a global interconnected network of sharing and multiplying knowledge
  • Introducing and strengthening multi- disciplinary courses in the curriculum.
  • Introducing contemporary fields of study such as Museology, Indology, Oriental studies, Manuscriptology and studies on post/ colonialism for students and research scholars.
  • Enriching one full- fledged and active research department in Sanskrit and Indology in the Nabadwip Campus.
  • Building the Sanskrit Charcha Kendra at Nabadwip as a state of the art research centre and archive of Sanskrit studies.
  • Publishing and maintaining high standard of the prestigious journal Our Heritage which has been successfully revived.
  • Establishing a second campus to diversify academic activities.
  • Spreading our base out of the metropolis and reaching out to various corners of rural Bengal.
  • Setting up an Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar centre for research and documentation.
  • Celebration of the bi- centenary of the birth of Pt. Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar.
  • Initiating research courses in various disciplines to promote cutting-edge multi- disciplinary knowledge creation.
  • Encouraging research in Pali and Prakrit
  • Introducing MA and research programme in Linguistics.
  • Promoting the study of classical languages such as Tamil, Mandarin etc.