Uttarakhand sets up separate Sanskrit education board

Uttarakhand government, which had accorded Sanskrit the status of second official language of the state last year, has set up a separate Sanskrit education board for giving recognition to language schools.

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2011, 19:24 PM IST

Dehra Dun: Uttarakhand government, which
had accorded Sanskrit the status of second official language
of the state last year, has set up a separate Sanskrit
education board for giving recognition to language schools.
Uttarakhand Sanskrit Education Board (USEB) would prepare
the syllabus and publish books for class I to class 12 besides
holding examinations and evaluating their answer-sheets, said
Dr Vachaspati Maithani, Director of Sanskrit education.
The board would also arrange for training of Acharyas
(teachers) and Pracharyas (headmasters) of the schools, he
said.

Maithani said a notification to this effect has already
been issued by the government.

PTI