March 2020

A helping hand by Suttur Math to the needy

Due to the complete lockdown in the state, many people, especially the homeless are struggling for food and other essential commodities. To help such people in distress, the Suttur Math has taken steps to distribute food packets to the needy in Mysuru and surrounding areas. This initiative of the Sri Math has satisfied the hunger of more than 1000 people. These initiatives of the Math is inspiring people to help their fellow beings who are in need.

2020-05-07T07:25:24+00:00March 30th, 2020|

State-of-the-art Skill and Simulation Centre inaugurated at JSS Medical College & Hospital

A state-of-the-art Skill and Simulation Centre was inaugurated at the JSS Medical College & Hospital by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Vats, Secretary General, Medical Council of India, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. The Centre which was inaugurated last week is a Centre of Excellence and a wonderful facility that enriches the skills and capabilities of the medical students and make them better health professionals.

Dr. C. G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSSMVP, Dr. B. Suresh, Pro-Chancellor, JSSAHER, Dr. Surinder Singh, Vice Chancellor, JSS AHER attended the inauguration function.

This ultra-modern skill and simulation centre came into existence under the leadership of Dr. Basavanna Goedappa, Dean, JSS Medical College, and with the efforts of Dr. Archana, Coordinator of the Centre, and her dynamic team-mates. Congratulations to the entire team!

2020-05-07T07:29:19+00:00March 21st, 2020|

Students selected for the NMMS 2019-20 exams

The following students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, have been selected in the N.M.M.S. Exams. They will receive a total sum of Rs. 48,000/- in the form of scholarship for the next 4 years, at the rate of Rs. 1,000/- per month. The head of the institution and teaching staff have congratulated them.

Aksay B.M.

Dilwarsaab S.N.

Madiwalappa G.P.

Pooja Hiremath

Sangamesh F.H.

Gowri S.B



2020-05-07T07:33:04+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Don’t be scared about Corona, just be careful – Dr. Bharath

Kollegal, March 14, 2020: “Corona epidemic is spreading across the world from Noval Corona virus causing fear among everybody. But there is no need to panic. You just have to be careful,” opined Dr. Bharath T, of JSS Hospital, Mysuru.

He was speaking at the ‘Corona Virus Prevention Awareness’ programme organised by the Youth Red Cross Unit of the JSS Women’s College, in Kollegal.

“Please get yourself examined at the nearest health center and start getting treatment as soon as you notice symptoms of Corona virus. Stay away from public gatherings like fairs, wedding functions, etc. Go out of your house only when it is needed. Washing your face and hands frequently will be good. Do not touch your face, nose, mouth, eyes or ears without washing your hands. Keep your house and surroundings clean,” she suggested.

Dr. Tanuja Ken expressed her view that, “as the weather condition in our country is against to Corona virus there is no need to be scared. But as this virus will be alive up to one day on any surface, we need to be very careful and follow precautionary measures. Although any type of face mask will prevent virus attack, it should be changed once in every six hours,” she said.

Dr. Mohammed Khasim, Dr. Samaan Saaja, Dr. M. Prabhu and others were present

Dr. Bharath T. speaking about the Corona epidemic. Dr. Mohammed Khasim, Dr. Samaan Saaja, Dr. M. Prabhu and Dr. Tanuja Ken are seen in the picture.

Dr. Mohammed Khasim, Dr. Samaan Saaja and Dr. Tanjua Ken interacting with the students on their doubts about corona epidemic.

Lecturers and students who attended the programm

2020-03-19T13:03:27+00:00March 19th, 2020|

One-day seminar on “Gandhi and Swachh Bharat”

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell, National Service Scheme Unit, in association with the JSS RUDSETI, Mariyala, with sponsorship from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Bengaluru, had organised a one-day seminar at the JSS College for Women, Chamarajanagara, on March 13, 2020. The topic of the seminar was “Gandhi and Swachh Bharat.”

Prof. B. Chandrashekar, Co-ordinator, NSS, University of Mysuru, inaugurated the seminar and delivered the keynote address. In his address, he praised Gandhiji and his works. He said, “Mahatma Gandhiji had thought about Swachh Bharat a hundred years ago, and had undertaken a cleanliness movement. He did not just think of physical cleanliness, but he also gave stress to mental cleanliness by filling our minds with good thoughts. Through such events, the ideas and principles of Gandhiji can be disseminated into the minds of the young generation.”

Sri. A. G. Shivakumar, Principal, JSS College for Women, C’Nagara presided over the event and addressed the students. “Gandhi is an inspiration to the whole world, he is a wonder. Gandhiji was not only a freedom fighter, but he was a social reformer, an economic thinker, an exponent of Grama Swarajya, a person who fought against untouchability and he was humorous too. He was a multi-faceted personality,” he said.

Earlier, the function commenced with an invocation by Kum. Kanchana, III BA student. The seminar was held in three sessions. The first session was conducted by Dr. S. Tukaram, Head, Social Justice and Equity Centre, Administrative Training Institute, Mysuru, on the topic “Gandhiji and Value-Based Education”. He spoke about Gandhi’s views on education. He said Gandhi believed that education is the only tool to eradicate slavery, inequality, casteism, gender discrimination, and superstitious.

The second session was conducted by Dr. N. Mahadevaswamy, Principal, JSS College, Gundlupet, on the topic “Gandhiji and Freedom Fight”. He explained the involvement of Mahatma Gandhiji in the freedom movement and his fight against the British by upholding his path of ahimsa or non-violence.

The third session was conducted by Dr. K. S. Rajasekhara, visiting Professor, PG Dept. of Economics, JSS College for Women, Mysuru. He described Gandhi’s views on making India an economically developed country. The final and 4th session of the seminar was undertaken by Sri Venkatanayaka, Community Affairs Officer, City Corporation, Chamarajanagara, on the topic “Gandhi and Cleanliness”.

The event was also attended by Sri B. M. Chandrashekar, JSS Rudseti, Mariyala, who also addressed the students. A drawing and essay writing competition was organized on the topic “Gandhi and Cleanliness,” as part of the event. Prizes were distributed to the winners on the occasion.

2020-05-07T07:43:01+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Graduation Ceremony – 2020

Another batch of MBBS students graduated from the JSS Medical College with a strong determination of serving the nation’s healthcare needs. The Graduation Ceremony was held in the holy presence of HH Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Dr. Vinod Bhat, Vice-Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education was the special guest. Dr. Basavanna Gowdappa, Principal, JSS Medical College, Dr. Surinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor, JSSAHER, Dr. C. G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSSMVP graced the occasion.

Dr. Preethi Prakash Prabhu emerged as the star graduate of this year bagging five gold medals, cash prize, and awards.

Heads of various departments of JSS Medical College and Hospital have congratulated and extended best wishes to all the graduates and award winners for their efforts.

2020-05-07T07:54:09+00:00March 17th, 2020|

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|

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|