JAMMU, Oct 13: The Career Counselling Cell (Employment Information cum Advisory Bureau), Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu, organized a counselling programme in Department of Sanskrit, JU, here today.
Prof Ved Kumari Ghai, an internationally acclaimed Sanskrit Scholar and former Dean Faculty of Arts, JU, and Prof Ram Pratap, former HOD, Department of Sanskrit, were the special resource persons. Prof. Ramnika Jalali, former head, Dr Kavita Suri, Director, DLL, Prof Sushma Devi, Prof Ram Nath Shukla, Dr Satpriya Arya, all faculty members of the department and Dr Rewa Khajuria, Counsellor, EIAB, DLL were present in the inaugural. The programme was organized under the supervision of Prof Kedar Nath Sharma, Head, Department of Sanskrit, JU.
Prof Ved Kumari Ghai said that Sanskrit is the basis of all the major Indian languages in India. A course in Sanskrit has much scope in yoga, Vedas, Vastu Shastra, astrology, Ayurveda and many other related fields. She also said that it is about tracing and exploring the connection between various areas and Sanskrit.