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Department of Sanskrit

Name of Department : Department of Sanskrit
Name of Course : B.A. - 3 YEAR 6 SEMESTER PROGRAMME
About The Department :  
Sanskrit department in DAV PG College was established in the year 1971 and Dr Manorma was the founder Head/ In-charge of the department, who joined this department as a Lecturer on 06 December, 1971. She was a distinguished scholar and earned her Ph.D. and D.Litt. in Sanskrit. She has written about 07 books and some of them were also awarded by the state government. She has also participated in many National and International conferences. She remained in this college till 19 December, 1983 and after that she was appointed as a Principal in Mahila PG College of Lucknow. She was followed by Dr. Kaushal Kumar Pandey, who was appointed in this department on 19 December, 1984. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Lucknow University. He has published 05 books and has completed 02 major research projects of UGC. He also received a national fellowship from 1978 to 1979. He served this college and Sanskrit department for more than 36 years and will retire on 30 June, 2021. Dr. Santwana Dwivedi joined this department as an assistant professor on 01 March, 2014. In fact, she got transferred from DSN College, Unnao where she was appointed as an assistant professor in Sanskrit department on 06 January, 2011. She is NET qualified and earned her D. Phil from Allahabad University. She is also a recipient of research fellowship of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi. She has written a book on Lok Sanskriti. She has also published around 15 research papers in national and international Journals.