About the Department

On the auspicious day of the 26th January, 1968 the foundation stone of this Mahavidyalaya was laid by His Holiness SRI SRI SWAMI SWARUPANANDA PARAMAHANSA DEVA.

Department of Sanskrit along with other major faculties of this Mahavidyalaya started its journey and come into existence in the year 1970 and affiliated to the University of Calcutta and now to the Vidyasagar University, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal with a mission to elevate the darkness ( highlighting the sacrsed versee Asato ma sadgamaya ) amongst poor and deserving pupil of the south-east region of the district.

Initially, learned educationist, donors of this sacred Alma mater, well-wishers of the area adopted a symbiotic role for manifestation of the potentiality of the young learners and introduced Sanskrit subject keeping the traditional sanctity of Indian culture and heritage and infrastructural pillar of all the vernacular in mind. As such during the period, Development of Sanskrit bloomed with the fragrance of knowledge and wisdom. During the time learned scholars enriched the department with their utmost effort to justify the vision and mission on the Institution and extended their service to teach Honours, General and courses of 12 classes.

During the smooth progress of the Department with its highest efficiency, Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal as well as Vidyasagar University bestowed Post Graduate studies to impart its classes since 2017.

Being a Post graduate Department, Department of Sanskrit arranges Seminar, Symposia workshop in its own capacity with the general support by the authority of the college. Apart from symposia, Seminars, Departmental day to day activities initiated to enhance the qualities of the Department.

Department expanded its wings with the faculty member like Dr. Bhaba Shankar Mukherjee, H.O.D., P.G. Department of Sanskrit, Dr. Gagan Chandra Dey, an erudite Associate Professor, very much vocal in Sanskrit and efficient scholar of Paninian School, Prof. Sumanta Chowdhury, a Sanskrit Grammarian guided by the ideology of Ramakrishna Mission, Prof. Supriya Sui newly entrant  Assistant Professor of Philosophy school impart their effort for the betterment of the Department.

Besides the said faculties, State Aided College Teachers like Dr. Tathagata Das an Alumni of this Department, Prof. Susmita De also an Alumni of this Department, Prof. Nimai Santra, Prof. Krishnendu Das qualified themselves with U.G.C. approved degree like Ph.D., NET, SET etc afford their endeavour to the interest of the Department.