While speaking at the convocation of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, a deemed-to-be university HRD Minister Smriti Irani said that there must be an increased use of technology in the use of Sanskrit language and its teaching.
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister stressed on the need for reorientation in Sanskrit research, and urged scholars to take the lead in popularizing and improving the standard of Sanskrit education.
“Literature of the sacred language is a great repository of knowledge and its development would have a positive influence on the development of the nation. There was a great need for reorientation in Sanskrit research, keeping in mind the present needs of the country, emerging trends in science and technology and global developments”, the minister also said further.
"Contemporary works have to be translated into Sanskrit, the valuable scientific and mathematical knowledge present in Sanskrit will have to be brought out and published. There must be an increased use of technology in the teaching of Sanskrit,” she said further.