Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, a deemed university is all set to introduce two-year diploma course to promote yoga, ayurveda, astrology and vaastu. The course was introduced following a high demand for the subjects by the students looking for jobs in the sector.
In order to popularize such courses among the students, HRD ministry had increased the funding for the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan from Rs 62.75 crore to Rs 109 crore under the planned head last year.
Parameshwara Narayana Shastry, Vice-chancellor, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan said, “We will offer dual degree to ensure students are able to study it along with their degree courses. In fact, the plan is to increase more courses through the distance learning mode in various subjects including ayurveda, yoga.”