NALBARI, July 29 - The Kumar Bhaskar Barma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University is all set to shift to the permanent site of Namati village near Dhamdhama road in Nalbari district. The university started in the campus of Nalbari College in 2012 will be shifted to the Namati campus on August 3 with the diksharambha programme of the newly enrolled students.
On the day, the newly constructed administrative building will be inaugurated by Education Minister Sarat Barkatoky, while Revenue and Rehabilitation Minister Dr Bhumidhar Barman will inaugurate the new classrooms building.
The initiation lecture will be delivered by Professor NK Choudhury, former vice chancellor of Gauhati University. Kanak Sen Deka, former president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, Nilamoni Sen Deka, former agriculture minister, Jayanta Malla Baruah, MLA of Nalbari LAC and Dr Om Prakash, Deputy Commissioner, Nalbari will attend the function as distinguished guests.
Talking to The Assam Tribune, the register of the university, Dr Dinamani Bhagawati, said that the university has introduced four more subjects from this academic session. These are Sanskrit Veda, Philosophy, Assamese and Political Science. Earlier, the university had introduced three subjects � Sanskrit Sahitya, Education and a five-year integrated MA in Sanskrit. A total of 280 students have enrolled in the seven subjects this session.
The university has appointed 12 regular and 16 guest faculty members for the academic support. The register further added that the university has already prepared a research-oriented syllabus for the students. According to him, the university will have three wings � School of Sanskrit, School of Humanity and School of Ancient Studies. He also mentioned that the university will soon introduce MPhil and PhD programmes on Sanskrit and Education.
The Kumar Bhaskar Barma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University has so far received Rs 4 crore from the State Government for the construction of the boundary wall and the buildings. Another Rs 1.5 crore has also been sanctioned for the earth-filling project in the new campus.