Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai and Rtayana  jointly organized  Dr. S.A.Dange Birth Centenary lecture series on Manuscriptology on 25th  & 26th April 2022 at 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm . The Guest speaker was Dr. Siddharth Wakankar, Ex-Deputy Director, M.S.Oriental Institute, Vadododara, Gujrat. He delivered lectures on the topic- Importance of Manuscriptology study and Scope or contribution of Manuscriptology in research field. He pointed out many essential key elements of Manuscriptology. The science of studying the manuscripts is known as Manuscriptology.For considering a manuscript acceptable, the age of documents should be 75 years since the date of writing the document. The manuscripts are written in different languages & scripts. Manuscripts are written on different materials like palm leaf, birch bark and stone etc. Manuscripts comprise of our most precious ancient heritage as rare piece of recorded knowledge. They deserve the value and importance in the literary research field specially in Sanskrit. So study of the manuscripts is an important aspect in the present era. Dr.Wankar narrated scripts, writing tools, conservation, preservation, maintenance of manuscripts, study of literary manuscripts and its constraints along with importance and basics of manuscriptology. In his lecture he illustrated importance of Manuscriptology study and Scope or contribution of Manuscriptology in research field.