Suttur, September 22, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, in association with the ITC and Outreach Organizations, Mysuru, had jointly organized a practical experience training program for the farmers at the JSS KVK center in Suttur. Dr. Vinay G.M., Scientist, Horticulture Department who participated in this program explained to the participants how to grow vegetable plants using the protray method, method of growing one-eyed plants, papaya, drumstick, etc. He also explained the method of growing mango and cheeku plants, coconut plants using transplantation methods by demonstrating.
A demonstration was also held showing the method of preparing low-cost vermicompost. He explained to the participants that the worms will consume the food available in the soil. He also explained that fertilizer can be prepared using several organic materials available in our surroundings like animal waste, coconut fiber, sugarcane waste, banana plant stem, green leaves, etc. These things can be collected and mixed with cow dung and cow urine and stored near the fertilizer production place and good fertilizer can be produced by letting it rot a little.
JSS KVK In-charge Chief, Senior Scientist Divya explained the seed treatment methods in paddy crops, crop management, and management of integrated nutrition. Soil Scientist Rajanna spoke about the method of soil sampling, methods that need to be followed for maintenance of soil health, and management of integrated nutrition in the banana crop.
JSS KVK Senior Scientist Manjunath Angadi and scientists Shamraj, Netravati, Rakshith Raj, Gangadhar Hipparagi, and other staff were present. About 30 farmers from Arave Village in Hunsur Taluk took part in the training program.
Suttur, July 10, 2021: The Suttur Sri Veerasimhasana Samsthana Math has been conducting monthly free mass marriage programs since February 2009, apart from the mass marriage program conducted during the Adijagadguru’s Jatra Mahotsav held at Suttur Srikshetra, with the divine blessings of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.
Sri Haraguru Charamurthy will participate in the mass marriages held at Suttur Srikshetra along with the relatives and friends of the couples and bless them.
The groom should be above 21 years of age and the groom should be above 18 years of age to participate in the mass marriage program. Interested people can send applications along with the photograph of the bride and groom, along with caste certificates and certificate or school marks card copy as proof of age. Child marriages are strictly prohibited.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and government guidelines, all those who participate should compulsorily wear a mask, maintain social distancing and also undergo all other guidelines like thermal scanning, washing hands, and sanitizing.
This month’s mass marriage program is scheduled for October 18, 2021, Monday. Those interested are requested to contact the Administrative Officer, JSS Educational Institution, Suttur, eight days before either directly by visiting the office in Suttur or call on phone number: 0821-232217, 232033, 9741342222 and register names.
Mysuru, September 15, 2021: “Drug Discovery is not a simple process, it needs a lot of time and money, along with manpower,” opined Prof. Rangappa, former Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore.
He inaugurated the two-day International e-Conference on the topic “Drug Discovery and Material Science,” organized by the IQAC and Department of Chemistry, JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, B.N. Road, Mysuru, on September 15, 2021.
In his address, he stressed the contribution of chemists and biologists to the field of Medicinal Chemistry and explained how small molecules play a vital role in drug discovery.
He opined that Chemical Biology is the right platform that is considered an interface between Chemistry and Biology. He also spoke about the processes involved in drug discovery, right from designing molecules up to clinical trials.
Finally, he explained that the discovery of therapeutic agents for the treatment of diseases is the need of the hour, and researchers across the globe should pay heed to it.
Presiding over the inaugural program, Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College, explained that the timely availability of drugs is very much needed. He said, for a molecule to enter the market as a drug requires decades of hard work from hundreds of scientists. “There are more ways of getting a drug which ranges from accidentally discovered drugs to synthetically obtained ones,” he said.
He also recalled the efforts of one of the most prominent scientists of India Prof. C.N.R. Rao, and his contribution to the field of Material Science.
The two-day International Conference will witness four technical sessions by eminent scientists from the USA, UAE, South Africa, and India. There will be five invited lectures, 40 oral and 45 e-poster presentations. About 400 persons, including students, research scholars, faculty, scientists from different parts of the world are participating in the e-Conference.
Earlier, Dr. H.C. Honappa, Principal of the College, welcomed the guests and participants. Dr. L. Mallesha, Head, PG Department of Chemistry spoke about the conference, Smt. J.S. Vidya, Head UG Department of Chemistry proposed a vote of thanks, and Ms. Sushmita M.S. rendered an invocation. Mr. Neeraj Nanaiah was the moderator of the inaugural session.
Mysuru, September 14, 2021: The Department of Chemistry, JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, B.N. Road, Mysuru, has organized a two-day International e-Conference on the topic, “Drug Discovery and Material Science,” on September 15 and 16.
Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mysore and eminent Drug Discovery Scientist Prof. K.S. Rangappa will inaugurate the e-Conference on September 15, at 10.15 am. Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive, will preside, and Principal Dr. H.C. Honnappa will be the guest of honour.
Dr. JIbran Iqbal, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Dr. Rajashekar Karpoormath, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, Dr. Rameshu Rallabandi, UT Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas, USA, and Dr. Ashish Paragaonkar of the Agilent Technologies Ltd., Bengaluru will deliver lectures on their respective subjects.
Apart from this. there will be lectures also by eminent academicians and researchers, and presentations on recent research achievements by scientists, faculty, research scholars, and students from across India and abroad.
Suttur, September 14, 2021: Special pooja and Rudrabhisheka were performed to the deities at the Sri Veerabhadreshwara temple, located in the Suttur Srimath premises, on the occasion of the Sri Veerabhadreshwara Jayanti Mahotsav. The devotees participated by following the COVID guidelines.
A society free from alcohol required to build a strong nation – Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji
Mysuru, September 14, 2021: “Alcoholic habits is a social disease haunting our society. De-addicting alcohol habits is very difficult. Alcoholics are found both in urban and rural areas. Usually they experience several mental problems. Though several of them want to get rid of their habit they are not able come out of it and are suffering. It is the objective of the JSS Counseling Center to counsel such people and help them quit their alcoholic habits. If we can make our society free from alcohol, we can build a strong nation,” opined His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.
He inaugurated the JSS Counseling Center, in the JSS Mahavidyapeetha premises in Mysuru today. In his blessings he said, “The Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math and the JSS Mahavidyapeetha is conducting alcohol de-addiction camps since 2014 for the benefit of people who want to quit alcohol habits. Efforts are made to educate the alcoholics, through the de-addiction camps. It is indeed happy to learn that people both in rural and urban areas are taking part in it and many of them have quit their habits. I wish all those people will further educate others, as it will be more effective. We are inaugurating the counseling center in Mysuru noticing the requirement of the society. I request you to utilize the services.” He also unveiled the name plate and hand bills on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Vatal Swamiji said, “the Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math and JSS Mahavidyapeetha has made considerable efforts to help people with alcoholics to quit their habit. The number of alcoholics in rural areas is increasing as a result of which their family members are facing problems. More efforts should be made to educate the youth in rural areas. However, Parampujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji is doing this work constantly. Starting the counseling centre in the city will be helpful for many.”
In his address, Dr. C.G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSS MVP said, “The society is facing lot of problems due to alcoholic habits among the people. Alcohol leads to violence, cruelty, indiscipline and bad behaviour. The effect of alcohol will be different in different age group people. Hence, it was inevitable to start the counseling centre to make the society free from alcohol.”
Sri Krishnakumar of the Parampare Organization expressed his view that commencing the counseling center in the heart of the city will help many people. “The objective of this center is educating the people about the various ill-effects of alcohol, treating addicts and provide counseling services to them. This center will function in helping them quit their habits,” he informed.
Ganesh, Shantaraju, Veeraraju and others also shared their views and opinions.
Dr. M.P. Somashekar welcomed, Smt. M. Geetha rendered an invocation, Sri S. Basavaraju was the anchor of the program. Sri Jayrajendra Swamiji, Junior seer of the Sri Suttur Math, Pontiff of the Huliyurdurga, Madalli Math pontiff, Chunchanahalli Pontiff and administrative officers of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha were present on the occasion.