Introduction

Many research organizations/academic institutions were and are being founded in many parts of our country by exemplary men of vision. In the early 20th century there were great scholars and savants who contributed their mite for the cause of Indian Culture, notable among them being Mm. Prof. S. Kuppuswami Sastri from the South, Prof. R.G. Bhandarkar from the Western part of India and Mm.Ganganath Jha from the North. The admirers and students of these great personalities proudly and aptly founded educational and research Institutes in their names. These institutions are revered by scholars not only from India but all parts of the globe, for their sustained work in the field of Sanskrit and Indological studies.