ORIENTAL INSTITUTE

ORIENTAL INSTITUTE


This section owes its existence to the princely donation of rupees Two Lakhs made by the late Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad  in 1912 for publication of popular literature in Gujarati, Marathi and Hindi. The activities of this section may be tabulated as under:
Shri Sayaji Sahitya mala: For Adults
Shri Sayaji Balajnanamala: For juveniles
Shri Sayaji Gramavikasamala: For rural uplift
Matushri Jamanabai Smaraka Granthamala: For Women
Shri Shishujnanamala: For children
The Maharaja Sayajirao Memorial Lecture Series

More than 660 books have been published so far on a variety of topics and the section has well served its purpose of popularizing the knowledge among masses. One book is generally published from the interest of the Fund.