Hamirpur, April 12
The Directorate of Higher Education released Vikrami Samvat Calander for the year 2077-78 and presented the first copy to Jai Ram Thakur Chief Minister recently. The calendar was prepared by Himachal Sanskrit Academy
Constituted in the directorate. Appreciating the publication of calendar CM said that the calendar would educate new generation about the importance of religious values that make our religion best in the world. He said that the calendar had highlighted the rich culrural and religious heritage of the religion.
Amarjit Sharma Director higher education said that the annual festivals and functions including marriage ceremonies and religious functions were organized on the calculations based on Vikrami Samvat. He said that it was for the first time that such calendar was published. He said that the calendar would be supplied to all education institutes in the state and other government offices.
Education Minister Govind Thakur and Keshvanand Kaushal Secretary Sanskrit Academy were also present.