Know Dr. A. Ramaswamy Iyengar
A renowned and acclaimed scholar of Sanskrit and Indology, Dr. Iyengar renders his honorary services to various oriental research institutes all over India. To name a few, All India Oriental Conference, Pune, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune and Kuppuswamy Research Insititute, Chennai. He has been the member of vaious committees and bodies across many years for the development of Sanskrit studies.
Some of these are: The UGC Curriculum Development Committee: New Education Policy in Sanskrit(1996), NCERT National Steering Committee for Sanskrit (1999), National Steering Committee, MHRD and other national governing bodies of Sanskrit Studies.
Dr. Iyengar was associated with the Deccan College Post Graduate Institute’s Sanskrit Dictionary Project on Historical Principles and worked at the centre of Advanced Study in Sanskrit, Pune. Before his appointment as Director at CIF in 1997, he was the Principal of the famous R.V. College at Bangalore. Dr. Iyengar has also authored many books and articles on various subjects of Sanskrit Studies.