The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,Tirupati is a Deemed University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. Situated at the base of the Tirumala Hills, it is on the North Eastern side of the Sri.Venkateswara University. The land for constructing the building of the Vidyapeetha was donated by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.Former President of India, eminent philosopher and educationist Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan laid the foundation stone for the Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha on 4th January, 1962. On 26th August, 1989 the Vidyapeetha formally became a Deemed University.
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, was established in 1954, in the famous temple city of Tirupati, South India, under the auspices of Late Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and with support of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. The University was started with six departments of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Economics and Philosophy initially.
Shri Rameshwar Thakur Ji, the First Chancellor of S. V. Vedic University. But for his sincere efforts, that were positively responded by the State Government of Andhra Pradesh and Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, the Vedic University would nit have come into existence. The university has begun its endeavour to achieve academic excellence in teaching, research and publications. While strengthening the tradition of recitation in Vedas, Agamas and Paurohithya, the University wants to produce comprehensive Vedic Scholars, who understand the ‘Mantras’ they recite. With this intention, the Vedic University has started degree and PG courses in Veda Bhashya. The Vedic University is committed to spread the message of Vedas through the younger generations. For this purpose, The University is going to introduce an integrated course (B.A., + M.A.) in Vedic studies for the benefit of the students in general education system. The University wants to open up new branches of Adhyayana courses in Samaveda, ec. Through the programme “Vedasandesa”, the University is trying to speed up the vedic message among the common people. It is our aim that the Research and Publication department of this Universtiy should significantly contribute and bring aout such works that serve the need of the hour, while eternalizing the Vedic wisdom.
The establishment of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University was the culmination of efforts during the period, 1955 to 2006 to strengthen education and services in the fields of Veterinary Science, Dairy Technology and Fishery Science in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The establishment of three Veterinary Colleges, the first at Rajendranagar during 1946, the second at Bapatla during 1955 and the third at Gannavaram during 1998, paved the way for strengthening Veterinary education in the State. The Veterinary College at Bapatla was shifted to Tirupati during December, 1957. The College of Fishery Science was started at Muthukur, Nellore Dt. during 1991. The College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati celebrated Golden Jubilee Year during July, 2004 to July 2005 and the year long Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College were officially inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr.Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy on 30th September 2004. On that occasion, the Chief Minister, while highlighting the importance of livestock and aqua farming in the overall economy of the state, announced the establishment of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University at Tirupati.