Dean Message

Better understanding of cultural heritage brings pride and politeness.


About Department



To become World Class Research Center with the basic idea of our institution: SARASWATIM DEVYANTO HAVANTE


Sahitya Sansthan (Institute of Rajasthan Studies) 1941


The institute of Rajasthan Studies, a constituent unit of Vidyapeeth, is a research center of Art and Humanity. It is committed to study cultural heritage, traditional science and technology of the Aravallis with holistic approach. Raised in 1941, it has a very large collection of 600 years old manuscripts, over five thousand archaeological artifacts and old Rajasthani folk songs. The institute has collaborated with many Indian and foreign universities to conduct archaeological excavations in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Some of the major discoveries are Harappan and Bronze Age fortified settlement at Kanmer and Balathal, Harappan seals and identity cards, ancient iron smelting furnaces at Iswal and Nathara ki Pal, very large number of stone tools, dices, beads and coins. The faculty has spearheaded multidisciplinary research projects and presented papers in many countries of Europe and Asia. The institute has over 110 publications and a journal since 1948 to its credit.




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