The Sanskrit literature is one of the richest in the world and Sanskrit is accepted as the mother of all the languages. Recent studies have shown that it is most computer friendly. Sanskrit is more scientific and phonetic language. Today, the scientific literature in Sanskrit available to us is vast and varied, covering subjects as diverse as alchemy and mathematics and metallurgy, gemology and zoology, and many more. Sanskrit language, with an incomparable store of knowledge and Science carries with itself a legacy of Indian tradition, is at the genesis of our well developed nation.
Today the quest for learning Sanskrit world over, witnesses a revival and our visionary leadership committed to provide the facility for imparting knowledge of Sanskrit, established Shree Somnath Sanskrit University on 12th April, 2005 at Somnath-Veraval, District : Junagadh. Assessing the inevitability of Sanskrit education in Gujarat state and also to promote Vedic studies on traditional lines, our Hon. Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modiji decided to establish Sanskrit University in Gujarat. His Excellency the Then Governor of Gujarat and Chancellor of our University Hon. Panditji Shri Navalkishore Sharmaji, mentor of Sanskrit and Sanskrit scholars, has been the driving force for the setting of Shree Somnath Sanskrit University. His Excellency invited the scholars from all parts of the country for deliberations. We have also received the blessings, guidance and inspiration from Late Shri K.K.Shastriji, Mahamahopadhyay and recipient of Padmashri honour.
After consulting eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Hon. the then Education Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel, who was keen to establish Sanskrit University in the state had the honour to bring the Shree Somnath Sanskrit University bill 2005, in the assembly. World renowned Bhagvatacharyaji Dr. Ramesh Bhai Ozaji (Pujya bhai shri)our source of inspiration and founder of Shri Sandipani Vidyaniketan Porbander, congratulated the state Government for establishing Shree Somnath Sanskrit University. The Chairman of Shri Somnath trust and former Hon. Chief Minister Shri Keshubhai Patel and former Hon. Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the opposition party in the Loksabha Shri L.K. Adwaniji took special interest in the establishment of the university. The University Building and seventeen acre of land is donated by Shri Somnath Trust. Hon. Shri P. Paneervel (IAS), Principal Secretary Education and Dr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta (IAS), Hon. Commissioner of Higher Education took active participation and played key role in setting of our University.
Under The able leadership and guidance of H.E. Dr.Shrimati Kamlaji,the Governor of Gujarat and the Chancellor of our University, our Hon.Education Shri Ramanlal Voraji and Hon.State Minister of Higher and Technical Eduction Prof.Vasuben Trivediji,The University Has Attained the Desired Results. Hon.Principal Secretary Dr.Hasmukh Adhiaji(IAS) and Hon. Commissoner of Higher Eduction Smt.Jayanti Raviji(IAS) have Supported Us At Every Step In Our pursuit of Ecellence.
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