Events Schedule

There are four aspects to the program:

For more details about these events, visit their respective pages.

Event Schedule

Download the detailed PDF Brochure of the entire program in English and Kannada.

Here is the time schedule of events at the book fair.

6th January 2011, Thursday

5:00 PM

    • Inauguration of Exhibition Jnanaganga (Knowledge Heritage of India) by the famous cricketer from Karnataka, Sri Anil Kumble
    • Inauguration of “Samskrit Village” by Sri Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri, Primary & Secondary Education Minister, Karnataka

Chief Guest – Sri N. Gopala Swami, IAS, Former Chief Election Commissioner

6:00 PM – 8:00 PMRasamanjari (रसमन्जरी) by Vidvaan Vidyabhushana

7th January 2011, Friday

9:50-10:00 AMNaadasvaram

10:30AM

  • Inaugural Function: President – Justice M.N.Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India
  • Inauguration of Book Fair: His Excellency Sri Hans Rah Bharadwaj, Governor of Karnataka
  • Inauguration of the Conference: Sri B.S.Yedyurappa, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Karnataka
  • Felicitation: Sri Ramesh Pokhriyal, Hon’ble chief Minister, Uttarkhand
  • (For having made Samskrit as the Second Official Language of Uttarakhand)

Chief Guests:

  • Sri Ananta Kumar, M.P
  • Dr. Dayananda Pai, Chairman, Century Group
  • Dr. Annette Schmiedchen, Prof. Humboldt University, Germany
  • Sri S.V.Ranganath, Chief Secretary, Govt of Karnataka
  • Dr. Vachaspati Upadyaya, VC, Sri L.B.S. Rashtriya Samskrit Vidyapeeth
  • Dr. Pankaj Chande, VC, Kavikulaguru Kalidasa Samskrit University, Nagpur
  • Dr. RadhavallabhaTripathi, VC, Rashtriya Samskrit Sansthan, New Delhi
  • Dr. Kutumba Shastri, VC, Sampurnananda Samskrit University, Varanasi
  • Dr. Harekrishna Shatapathi, VC, Rashtriya Samskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati
  • Pankaj Jani,  VC,  Sri Somanath  Samskrit  University, Veraval
  • Dr.Nilakantha Pati, VC, Sri Jagannatha Samskrit Vishwavidalaya, Puri
  • Dr. Sudharani Pande, VC Utatarakhand Samskrit University, Haridwar
  • Dr.J.Prasad, VC, Shri Sankaracharaya University of Samskrit, Kalady
  • Dr. Mohan Gupta, VC, Maharshi Panini Samskrit Vaidika Vishva Vidyalaya, Ujjain
  • Dr. S. Sudrshana Sharma, VC, Venkateshwara Veda University, Tirupati
  • Dr.Mallepuram G.Venkatesh, VC, Karnataka Samskrit Universit;y, Bangalore
  • 2:40-2:55 PM – Samskrita Gana Goshti – Smt Premalatha Diwakar and Party
  • 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM – Book Release
  • Justice Dr M.Rama Jois, M.P, Former Governor & Chief Justice
  • Sri Laksmikantha Sharma, Minister for Higher Education and Culture, Madhya Pradesh
  • Sri Ramakant Goswami, Vice Chairman, Delhi Jal Board, Govt of Delhi
  • Prof G.Venkatasubbiah, President Kannada Sahitya Sammelan
  • Dr Narendra Kohli, Eminent Hindi Writer and Novelist
  • Dr. Ramakrishna Sharma, Former VC
  • Dr. Satyavrata Sastri, Former VC and Jnanapeetha Awardee
  • Dr. Abhiraja Rajendra Mishra, Former Vice Chancellor
  • Sri Bhagyesh Jha, IAS, SEcretary, Dept o Youth & Culture, Govt of Gujarat
  • Dr. Srikrishna Semival, President, Delhi Samskrit Academy
  • DR. Sthaneswar Timalsin, Professor, San Diego State University, USA
  • Sri Shridev Sharma, Enterpreneur, New Delhi

IntrductionS.T.Nagaraj, Samskrit College, Bangalore

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fusion Music in Samskrit - Sri Rajesh Krishnan (Renowned Kannada Playback Singer)

All India Competitions for Samskrit students in Poornaprajna Vidyapitha conducted by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan on 7 th &  8th

8th January 2011, Saturday

  • 9:10 AM – Gaana-goshthi
  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM –   Mahila Sammelan and book releases
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM – Talks on “Role of Samskrit in Contemporary Applications” and Book Releases
  • 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM – Shiksha Sammelan – “New Perspectives in Samskrit Education” and Book Releases
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Samskrita-rasa-manjarii (संस्कृत-रस-मञ्जरी) by Padmashrii S.P.Balasubrahmanyam

In parallel,

  • 10:00 AM onwards – shalaakaa pariikShaa (शलाका परीक्षा) at National College:
    • Live examination of ‘shaastra’ students by Samskrita Bharati. Traditional Indian examination of Sanskrit scholarship
  • 9:30 AM – 8 PM – Special Cultural and literary programs at Kuvempu Kalakshetra including Drama, Dance, Folk art etc.

9th January 2011, Sunday

  • 9:10 AM – Gaana goshthi
  • 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM – Workshop on “Strategic Transformation of Samskrit Institutions” presided by the heads of various Samskrit institutions and Samskrit Departments
  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Yuva Sammelan and Book Releases
  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Kavi Sammelan and Book Releases
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM – “Samskrita Sangama” – Public Function
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Dharmabhumi (धर्मभूमिः) – a dance ballet by Sri Prabhat Kalavidaru

10th January 2011, Monday

  • 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM – Symposium on “Samskrit Publications – Stakeholders’ Perspectives and Issues
  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – Review of the Book Fair
  • 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM – Competitions for School Students
  • 6:00 PM – Samskrita-gaana-goshthii (संस्कृत-गान-गोष्ठी) by Ganakalaa BhuShana Vidwaan R.K. Padmanabha

8 Responses to “Events Schedule”

  1. The book fair will be held between 7th and 10th January 2011

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