Centre of Excellence in Traditional Shastras (COE) Project 

        The University has achieved a rare honour of being recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Traditional Sastras by the UGC basing on its achievements, academic excellence earned in the field of teaching and research in Traditional Sastras and its potential for future development. The same has been extended for the XI Plan period also. Under this scheme, the following activities have been undertaken by the University.

List of Activities :

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Name of the project

Name of Project Directors



Concerned Heads of departments.



Faculty members of Research and Publications department  


Audio and Video Documentation

Three Project Directors – 4 Texts each
Dr. C. Ranaganathan  : Sahitya, Puranetihasa, Dharmasastra & Jyotisha.
Dr. K. Ganapathi Bhat : Advaita Vedanta, Visistadvaita Vedanta, Dwaitavedanta & Nyaya.
Vidwan Narayana : Vyakarana, Agama, Mimamsa & Sankhya Yoga.


Audio-Video Recording Centre activities

Prof. GSR Krishnamurthy – Project Director
(For arranging to record all the teaching learning process & preparation of material)
Dr. R. Sadasiva Murthy      - Project Director
(Arrange to record the teaching learning from out-side Tirupati and cultural activities)
Dr. S. Dakshinamurthy Sarma -  Addl.  Project Director


Lipi Vikasa Pradarsini

Scriptural part -
Prof. V. Purandara Reddy – Project Director
Sri K. Vishwanatha             - Addl.    –do-
Scripts Side -
Dr. V.V. Jaddipal – Project Director  


Electronic Tools for Ancient Script learning

Dr. V.V. Jaddipal          - Project Director
Dr. K. Suryanarayana  - Addl.    –do-


Sanskrit Self Learning Kits

Part 1 – Dr. K. Suryanarayana
Part 2  – Prof.V.M. Sarma, Project Directors  
Dr.R.Deepta, Addl. Proj. Director
Part 3 & 4 – Dr. R. Sadasiva Murthy, Project Director
Part 5         - Prof.R.K. Thakur, Proj. Director
Part 6 & 7 - Dr. Satyanarayancharya,  Project Director


Documentation of Artefacts

Prof. S.S. Murthy   and   - Project Directors
Prof.K. Ramasuryanarayana   


Digitization of Manuscripts

Prof. K.E. Govindan   - Project Director
Dr. V. Sujatha              - Addl. – do –
Dr. Radhagovinda Tripathy – Addl. –do-


Yoga, Stress Management and Healing Centre

Prof. O. Ramlal Sharma – Project Director
Sri Rajendra Reddy        - Addl.    –do-



Prof. Subbarayan, Project Director
Prof. KRS Menon, Project Director and
Dr.Satyanarayancharya, Addl. Proj. Director
Dr. A. Sripada Bhat, Project Director
Dr.Radhagovinda Tripathy, Addl. Proj. Director


Post Graduate Courses to bridge Computer Science and Sanskrit Language Technology

Prof. KVRK Acharyulu – Adviser
Dr. R.J. Ramasree          - Project Director