Dr. Mishra started disciplining Sanskrit Institutions as Minister-in-Chief under Dr. Sampurnanandaji the Chairman of ‘All India Sanskrit Literature Association’, and the Presidential-ship periof of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastriji and Smt. Indira Gandhi. He arranged Associations’ All India Conference under the aegis and honorable chairmanship of King of Darabhanga where Dr. Sampurnanandaji appealed from its Presidents’ desk for establishing a Sanskrit University in Bihar. As a result Darabhanga Sanskrit University incepted and get established. In same principle Sanskrit scholar and Chief Minister of Orissa Shri Janaki Ballabh Pattanaik laid the foundation stone of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit University in Orissa. A declaration was made for establishing Sankaracharya University in Kaladi (Kerala) by Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Karunakaran on an appeal from Dr. Mishra being in touch with Sankaracharya of Srungeri and drawing inspiration from Governor of Andhra Pradesh Dr. Sankar Dayal Sharma and another declaration was also made for establishing ‘Kabi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University’ on an appeal for such a revered Institution from President Shri Venkatraman, Minister for Education Shri P.V. Narasimharao and Dr. Sankar Dayal Sharma as Governor of Maharastra and efforts of Dr. Srikanth Mitrabar and in accordance with a preplanned endeavor of Dr. Mandan Mishra at Nagpur. Shri Vaironsingh Sekhawat took the decision of establishing Sanskrit University in Rajasthan on twice request from President Shri Sankar Dayal Sharma and on the suggestion of Dr. Mishra. Tirupati Vidyapeetha became a Deemed University alongside on the insistence of Smt. Indiraji, ‘Royal National Asiatic Society’ accorded as Institute of National Importance, ‘Central Tibet Organization’ and ‘Jain Viswabharati Ladnun’ also became deemed Universities. Shri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Nyaya-Shastra Vidyalaya in Kanchi established in honour of Kanchi Paramachary also declared as a ‘Deemed University’ as a directive from Shri Narasimha Rao (Prime Minister). National Sanskrit Organization was established in 1970 due to Dr. Mishra’s selfless effort and cooperation. He remained as its Director for 8 years. Receiving inspiration from Paramacharya and suggestions of Dr. Mandan Mishra Smt. Indira Gandhi established Maharshi Sandipani Rastriya Veda Pratisthan. Dr Mishra was Member-Secretary of the Pratisthan.
In the chronology of establishing Academies in the country Government of Rajasthan had first established a Sanskrit Academy in Rajasthan. As a matter of principle Dr. Mishra was appointed as the first Chairman of the Academy where he remained in the post for about 10 years. Acquiring own building for the Academy, founding a library, establishing the institution to the pinnacle of glory was done by him during this period obtaining assistance from Government of India for realizing India’s different plans and programs. Great personalities like Dr. Sankar Dayal Sharma, Shri P.V. Narasimha Rao were invited to the ceremonies, functions of the Academy. On the auspicious occasion off stone laying foundation of Delhi Vidyapeetha on a request from Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Chief Guest, the King of Nepal, Shri Mahendraji declared to establish a Sanskrit University in Nepal. In commemorating this on the occasion of religious observance ceremony of Nepal Sanskrit University Shri Vikramdevji, the King of Nepal invited Dr. Mandan Mishra to deliver first religious observance lecture and honoured him internationally. While serving as Chairman of Shri Vedic Sanskrit Organization, Jaipur, Dr Mishra organized Provincial and International Vedic conferences where Dr. Sankar Dayal Sharma was invited as Chief Guest.
Shri K.R. Narayanan as vice-President of India presented Dr. Mishra the classic literary composition titled “Studies in Mimansa” which was published by Motilal Banarasidas – International publication in the honour of Dr. Mishra. This book contained classic compositions by more than 20 eminent International scholars. ‘A praise composition’ published on behalf of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeetha was also presented to Dr. Mishra by the former President of India, Shri Venkatraman in the chairpersonship of honourable Human Resources Minister, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi. In the year 1999 Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeetha conferred on him the title of “Maha Mahopadhyaya” in the Presence of Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi to symbolize his valuable contribution to the field of Vedanta philosophy. The Vidyapeetha invited him to address to the concluding ceremony for the year 2000. Nagpur Times honoured Dr. Mishra with Rs.11,000/- from the hands of the present President of India, Shri K. R. Narayananji for his outstanding contribution the field of Culture.
Dr. Mishra was instrumental in establishing, glorifying, enriching Sanskrit, provincial and Indian culture and its overall development, which was cooperated from every sphere of society and acknowledged. He was chairman of the advisors committee of Kund Kund Bharati and devoted his entire life for establishing vedic Sanskrit and acoustic Sanskrit to its apex. More intimacy were established in Delhi Sanskrit Vidyapeetha and Kund Kund Bharati during his tenure as Vice-Chancellor by getting inspiration from Honourable Acharya Shri Vidyanandaji Maharaj. Dr. Mishra was awarded first ‘Kund Kund’ Prize of Rs.1,00,000/- constituted by Seth Lal Chand Doshi Memorial for Souraseni provincial subject in the presence of Honorable Acharyaji. In a nutshell he was instrumental for bringing in post independent awareness in Sanskrit and acclaimed as a popular personality in the field of Sanskrit. He was credited as the first Sanskrit scholar of Rajasthan to receive the prestigious “Padmashri” Award.
In the language of Prime Ministers, the personality of Dr. Mandan Mishra is as follows:
Dr. Mishra is instrumental in establishing, glorifying, enriching Sanskrit, provincial and Indian culture and its overall development.
( Atal Behari Vajpayee )
Dr. Mishra’s outstanding contribution for development of Sanskrit language is immemorable. To internationalize Sanskrit language he has established many institutions. Truly he is instrumental for bringing in post-independent awareness in Sanskrit.
( P.V. Narasimha Rao )