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The Institute is engaged in following activities:

Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology- Works on Projects sponsored by Government / Semi-government / Non-government organizations.
- The BLII faculties teach, guide and make available the references and books to the students, researchers and the Jain monks-nuns who come to Vallabh Smarak for their studies.
- BLII extends all possible facilities to the Scholars from India and abroad, Jain Monks and knowledge seekers for their studies and research in the field of Indology. Editing old Texts of Sanskrit, Prakrit, Ardha-magadhi, Apabhramsha and Pali languages.

Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology- Organizing Summer Schools since 1989:
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology - Summer SchoolA three week-long summer school is being organized under the kind supervision and guidance of Dr. Satya Ranjan Banarjee, every year on Prakrit Language and Literature, Jain Religion and Philosophy, Manuscriptology, Research Methodology and Epigraphy etc. This year we have organized 18th National Summer School on Prakrit Language, Literature & Manuscriptology.
- Long term projects and advancement of Research: Research projects based on Prakrit literature, religion, philosophy, epigraphy and other areas of related Jainological studies are being pursued consistently. Similarly, work on sciences in Prakrit literature will be taken up on a priority basis.

Fellowships will be offered to scholars in Indian Universities for research on Prakrit texts, comparative religion, Prakrit language, Jain Art and Architecture, Epigraphy, Iconography, and studies of contemporary society, with special emphasis on a critical study of Prakrit Language and Literature and varied fields of Indology. Intensive instruction will be provided to students with a view to their absorption in various universities, college and government institutions.

Besides, the BLII has a very ambitious research, editing and translation program for the publications of all ancient Prakrit canonical works, important commentaries, classics in Sanskrit or Prakrit and Sanskrit mixed style, other literary works and books of historical importance, in English and Hindi translations with the original texts edited according to the modern scientific and critical methods with the collaboration of scholars in India and abroad.

Through this extensive program of research and publication, a new team of dedicated scholars of Indology will be trained to come forward in the world of academics.

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