Aurel Stein
  The Sanskritist
  Manuscript Treasures
  Kashmiri Scholarship
  Interface of Scholarship
  The Adopted Home
  Unfinished Tasks
Supported by:
  Heritage Lottery Fund, Cambridge.
  Bodelian Library, Oxford.
  Nityanand Shastri Library Collection, Delhi.
  Kashmir Bhavan Centre, Luton.

Launch Brief

The Web site was officially launched on December 17,2003 at the High Commission of India, London by the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Dr. Satyabrata Pal.

Salient Impressions:

“The Hall of India House Library would be open for research connected with Kashmir.”
- Dr. Satyabrata Pal , Dy High Commissioner, London.

“The project is part of our effort to promote an inclusive understanding of Britain ’s heritage.”
- Ms Helen Palmer, Dy Director Operations, Heritage Lottery Fund.

“It can be expected that the study will bring before world the glorious traditions of Kashmir’s cultural past and thus help lessen the strife in present day Kashmir.”
- Surinder Kaul, Kashmir Bhawan Centre, Luton.

“The project will enable people to better understand the shared history of Britain and Kashmir.”
- Dr. Gillian Evison, Librarian, Indian Institute Library, Oxford.

“The project emulates a vision that knowledge of this manuscript treasure should be enjoyed by the world.”
- S. N. Pandita, Principal Research Investigator. HLF-KBC Stein Heritage Project.
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