809 vacant teacher posts at Sanskrit universities
Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the government had launched a special drive to fill these vacancies and is engaging guest and part-time faculty to address the shortage in the meantime.
There are about 120 universities that offer Sanskrit [an ancient Indic language that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas and is the classical literary language of India] as a subject or language and there are 15 Sanskrit universities. Three of those are deemed universities that are fully funded by central government. A thousand Sanskrit colleges are affiliated to these universities, the minister said.
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