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Dr. Pai receives Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit-Vrati National Award

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Dr. Venketeswara Pai R., Associate Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at IISER Pune, has been selected to receive the Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit-Vrati National Award in the Young Scholar category for the year 2022.

Presented to scholars in recognition of their work towards propagation, research and development in Sanskrit, this award is conferred by Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Ramtek in collaboration with Pandit Ramnarayan Sharma Vaidya Ayurvedic Research Trust, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation and District Administration, Nagpur.

Dr. Venketeswara Pai  

Dr. Venketeswara Pai works on the history and development of astronomy and mathematics in India. As part of this, he analyses the source material pertaining to this area, in Sanskrit and in Malayalam.   

We congratulate Dr. Pai on this recognition and wish him the best in his future endeavours!