Increase in the number of people opting for Sanskrit in UP Civil Services
LUCKNOW [Maha Media]: The initiative of Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to promote Sanskrit seem to be paying off.
Under the free coaching programme, UP Sanskrit Sansthan helps aspirants prepare for civil services preliminary examination to interview in Sanskrit. There has been more than a two-and-a half-fold increase seen in the number of civil service aspirants opting for Sanskrit as a subject.
Over 500 aspirants have appeared this year in the entrance test conducted by UP Sanskrit Sansthan for free preparations for the UPSC exam.
UP Sanskrit Sansthan head Prof Vachaspati Mishra said students from other states also come for coaching.
"Students from Kerala, Rajasthan, Haryana, West Bengal, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab are also being given free coaching for civil services with Sanskrit. About 946 aspirants registered for the third session," he added.