The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has established the Center of Excellence for Studies in various classical languages at the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.
This Research Centre will work on various schemes and activities identified by the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, which includes research, documentation, propagation and teaching of the language. This Center will also coordinate such work undertaken by the individuals, institutions in the States/UTs of India and abroad and provide linkages to studies in other classical languages in the world. The functions of the Research Centre are to :