Fragile Prospects of Epigraphy

‘Epigraphy staring at an uncertain future’

 

article by R.Krishna Kumar published in The Hindu (Mysore edition) 12/02/2012

 

Reckoned to be the bedrock of ancient Indian historical studies, epigraphy is at the crossroads and stares into an uncertain future given societal preference for remunerative career choices rather than academic and scholarly pursuits […]

Speaking to The Hindu , Director (Epigraphy) T.S. Ravishankar said it was time to review the present scenario related to epigraphic studies and called for intensive and extensive surveys to record, document and copy the epigraphic material […]

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