Prof. Prativa Manjari Rath

Prof. Prativa Manjari Rath

Adjunct Prof. – Department of Sanskrit

Qualification

M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D in Sanskrit from Utkal University.

Areas of interest

Vedic Literature & Vedic Exegesis
Classical Sanskrit Literature & Sanskrit Literary Criticism
Scientific Literature in Sanskrit
Yoga & Indian Culture

Other Accomplishments

Being selected by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, New Delhi, was deputed to the prestigious Silpakorn University, Bangkok to serve as the Visiting Professor in Sanskrit from 1st June 2008 to 31st May 2011. Contributions for teaching and research in the field of Sanskrit Language and Literature in particular and extension of Indian Culture in general have been highly appreciated by the Director of the Sanskrit Studies of The Silpakorn University, Bangkok as well as by Her Excellency Madam Lata Reddy, the then Ambassador of Indian Embassy, Thailand. Special interest in research and teaching of Sanskrit in general and Vedic studies in particular.

Professional Experience

– Research Scholar as Senior Research Fellow (UGC): 1986-87
– Lecturer: 20th March 87 to 21st May 92
– Senior Lecturer: 22nd May 1992 to 30th December 1999
– Reader: 31st December 1999 to 30thDecember 2007
– Professor (CAS): 31.12.2007 -31.08.2018.
– Head, P.G. Dept of Sanskrit, Utkal University, 1st June 2000-31stMay 2002.
– Head, P.G. Dept of Sanskrit, Utkal University, 1st June 2013-31May 2015.
– Course Co-ordinator, Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Master Degree in Human
Consciousness and Yogic Science Courses since 1st June 2000-31st May 2002.
– Course Co-ordinator, Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Master Degree in Human
Consciousness and Yogic Science Courses since 1st June 2012-31st May 2014.
– Visiting Prof. Sanskrit, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, from 1st Jun 2008-
31st May 2011. (Being Deputed by Indian Council for Cultural Relation, external affairs Ministry, Govt. of India, New Delhi).