Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya , named after the premier Deity of the eastern region Lord Jagannath , is the third sanskit university of the country next to Sampurnananda Sanskrit University of Benaras and Kameswar Singh Sanskrit University of Darabhanga . The Vishvavidyalaya office started functioning on 14th August 1981 in the annexe to the Raj Bhaban , Puri with its founder Kulapati Prof. Prahallad Pradhan and founder kulasachiva Prof. Trilochan Mishra with establishment of the Vishvavidyalaya , provision was made through an ordinance for the appointment of the university statutory bodies , such as Adhisad (Syndicate) , the Samsad (Senate) and the Vidya Parishad (Academic Council) through the nomination by the Kuladhipati (Chancellor) . The first Adhisad had 12 members , the first Samsad has 62 members and the first Vidya PArisad had 40 members . Post Graudate classes in six departments , namely Sahitya , Vyakarana , Dharmashastra , Sarvdarshan , Nyaya and Advaita Vedanta were inaugurated in rented building with 12 rooms .
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Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri has 11 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
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