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Waste Management – A Sustainable Alternate livelihood – Dr. K.A.Anu Appaiah

Mysuru, March 11, 2020: The Postgraduate Departments of Botany, Microbiology, and Biochemistry of the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, had oragnised a one-day state-level seminar on the topic “Innovations and Challenges in Life Sciences,” on March 5, 2020.

Chief Guest of the programme, Dr. Anu Appaiah, Senior Principal Scientist, Department of Microbiology and Fermentation Technology, CFTRI, Mysuru, in his address emphasized about waste management, which is a major issue today. He gave several examples of those who innovatively converted waste into wealth, based on global thinking and local enacting.

Prof. B. V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the college, highlighted the importance of innovations in different aspects of life. He also emphasized the differences between discoveries, inventions, and innovations through his signature conversational speech.

Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal, was present on the occasion. Prof. S. Prathibha, Head, UG Department of Botany and organising secretary of the seminar welcomed the dignitaries and introduced the chief guest.

Dr. M. S. Manjunath, Head, UG Department of Biochemistry and convener of the seminar proposed a vote of thanks. Mr. B. L. Kiran, Assistant Professor, UG Department of Botany compeered and Kum. K. N. Sannidhi, II B.Sc. rendered an invocation.

More than 300 students and 50 members of the faculty took part in the seminar.

2020-03-12T06:57:44+00:00March 12th, 2020|

Camps from April 11 – May 25, 2020 at Suttur Srikshetra

Suttur, March 12, 2020: The Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math, Sutturu Srikshetra has organised various camps from April 11 to May 25, 2020, in Suttur. The camps will be held under the auspices of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji and presence of Pujya Sri Siddeshwara Mahaswamiji, Niraabhaari Charamurthi, Jnanayogaashrama, Vijayapura.

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2020-03-12T06:37:16+00:00March 12th, 2020|

Mandala Pooje at Suttur Srikshetra

Suttur, March 9, 2020: The reinstallation mandala pooja of the Sri Nanjundeshwara Temple, in the Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s shrine in Suttur was held on March 9, 2020, Monday, in the divine presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

Gangapooja was performed on the banks of Kapila river early in the morning, and the agrodaka (holy water) was carried to the Holy Shrine in 108 Kumbhas, led by folk music troupes. After that Ganapathi pooja, Swasthivaachana, Nandi, Ekadasha Rudrakalashaaradhane, Ekaadashavaara Rudrabhisheka were performed. Prasad was distributed after Mahamangalarathi.

Many pontiffs, devotees and others were present on the occasion.

Mandala Pooje at Suttur Srikshetra

2020-03-11T05:14:24+00:00March 11th, 2020|

Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Plant Science”

Mysuru, March 9, 2020: The Postgraduate Department of Botany, JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, had organized a UGC sponsored one-day State-level seminar on the topic “Emerging Trends in Plant Science.”

Dr. Venkatesh Prasad, AVP and Head, Synthetic Biology Function, Reliance Industries Ltd., Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai, inaugurated and delivered the keynote address. Chief guest Sri N.M. Shivashankarappa, Director, Horticulture Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha inaugurated the JSS-BOTANICA Forum, which is a botanical club for students studying Botany in JSS College. On the occasion, he spoke about the uses of common plants like Tulasi as a mouth freshener and home-made green tea and transforming traditional knowledge into scientific form.

The programme was presided by the college Chief Executive Prof. B. V. Sambashivaiah, who emphasized on the importance of plant science. “It is no more basic science, with the advancement of technologies like Biotechnology, Metabolomics, Transcriptomics, and Genetics, it has transformed into a multidisciplinary subject. It has solutions for a deadly disease like Corona which is drawing the attention of the entire world-wide in recent days. Areas of plant science like cell membrane studies and gene splicing will lead to major discoveries in the near future,” he said.
Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal, JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, B.N. Road, Mysuru, honored the chief guest Sri N.M. Shivashankarappa. Organising Secretary Dr. Beligiriranga V. gave a vote of thanks.

Dr. Rashmi S., Convener, Mrs. Sindhu G.M. Co-convener, and Ms. Meghashree A.M., Organising Member honoured the speakers Dr. Venkatesh Prasad, Prof. M.B. Shivanna and Prof. Rajkumar H. Garampalli respectively.

More than 200 people including students and staff members.

Ms. K. Spandana (II MSc)compeered the program. Ms. H.S. Poornima (I MSc) rendered an invocation. Ms. S.M. Divyashree welcomed the guests. Ms. C. Tejaswini (II MSc), and Ms. Niveditha N. Bhat (I MSc) introduced the speakers and Ms. Sujatha Pal (II MSc) summarized the seminar in the concluding session.

2020-03-10T06:36:52+00:00March 10th, 2020|

A report on the UGC sponsored one-day state-level seminar on “New Innovations in Advanced Materials.”

Mysuru, March 7, 2020: The JSS College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Mysuru, had organised a UGC sponsored one-day state-level seminar on the topic, “New Innovations in Advanced Materials,” on March 7, 2020, at the Golden Jubilee Hall in the college.

Prof. K.M. Mahadevan, Registrar (Evaluation) of the University of Mysore, Mysuru, inaugurated the seminar. In his address, he explained the historical overview and importance of science for every multifaceted activity in the Universe. He compared protons, neutrons and electrons with Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara respectively, with the roles played by each of them in the creation of Universe, and the phenomenal activities of them to enrich the human functioning through achievements. He opined that the unhindered science allowed humans to make many inventions in different fields like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc. Prof. Mahadevan described the action of chemical materials like uranium compounds in atom bombs and others in the reactions, namely, fission and fusion. He shared that the researchers are well utilizing every available matter to invent many things to make this world fabulous. He wished that the gift of nature is going to be grabbed in more quantum in the coming decades so that the researchers can make many more inventions that will serve the society.

Chief Guest of the programme Dr. S. Srikantaswamy, Director, College Development Council, University of Mysore, Mysuru, delivered a speech on the applications of various materials used for centuries for diverse purposes. He quoted the invention of Fullerene, allotropy of carbon, use of natural minerals and chemical substances as materials for wider applications. He highlighted that in the future material science will dominate many activities for human development.

Prof. B.V Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College presided over the function. In his address, he highlighted the various credentials and milestones of the college since its inception to date. He justified the invention of many scientific truths and the existence of the universe, as stated by Prof. K. M. Mahadevan. He also mentioned applications of different materials for the present-day scenario. He explained in detail the fact that of the key role played by materials in present days as predicted by scientists long ago. He also stressed the need for newer materials for better tomorrow for the overall development of society with scientific adventures.

Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal of the College welcomed the guests, dignitaries, faculty, students and others who were present on the occasion.

Dr. L. Mallesha, Head of PG Department of Chemistry and Convener, and Dr. C. Mallikarjuna Swamy, Organizing Secretary were also present. Ms. Spandana and Ms. Yashaswini rendered an invocation. Mr. Manjunath compered the programme.

2020-03-11T07:17:55+00:00March 10th, 2020|

NSS National Integrity Camp participants seek Paramapjuya Swamiji’s blessings

Students of 22 different universities including Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra, who took part in the NSS National Integrity camp held at the JSS Higher Education and Research Academy premises, in Mysuru, visited the Suttur Srikshetra and received blessings from Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

2020-03-10T04:48:48+00:00March 10th, 2020|