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“Let the war against plastic become public – Smt. Smitha – Virtual lecture program at JSS Women’s College

Kollegal, July 7, 2021: “Though we all know that usage of plastic is hazardous none of us are ready to stop using it in our daily lives. Hence, all of us should stop using it. Let it begin with us, then at home, in our locality and everywhere,” opined Smt. Smitha, Lecturer, Dept. of Geography, JSS Women’s College, Kollegal.

She delivered a virtual lecture on the topic, “Environment conservation impossible without stopping usage of plastic,” organized by the Environment Conservation Committee, National Service Scheme, of the JSS Women’s College, Kollegal.

In her lecture, she said, “Though plastic is prohibited in the State and the country, all of them including businessmen, customers have continued using it unabatedly, which is very unfortunate. The methane gas emitted from plastic is 30 times dangerous than carbon dioxide. It leads to the extinction of flora and fauna. Hence, we all should pledge not to use plastic and save our future generations from disaster.”

In his presidential address, Prof. Umesh, Principal expressed his view, “plastic appears harmless from outside, but it can prove fatal to us. We conducted the cleanliness drive successfully. Likewise, we should also strive to build a completely plastic-free society. Many other alternate products to plastic are available in the market. We should start using them and pledge not to use plastic,” he said.

Sri Basavaraju, NSS Program Officer, and NSS volunteers took part in the online virtual program.

2021-07-07T08:30:17+00:00July 7th, 2021|

JSS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital Launched Immunity Booster Kits

JSS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital has developed an immunity booster called “HITHAYU” for post-COVID rejuvenation and Balarasaya (Immuno Kids) for improving the immunity power in children. These two immunity kits were launched by the Leader of Opposition Sri. Siddarammaiah on 1st July 2021 at Sri Suttur Math, Mysuru in the gracious presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

Hats Off to JSS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital for bringing out ayurvedic immunity kits to fight COVID.

2021-07-05T08:32:11+00:00July 5th, 2021|

Fisheries in agri ponds can double income

Suttur, June 30, 2021: A training program on ‘Fisheries and Sustainable Fish farming ecosystem,’ was organized at the ICAR JSS Krishi vignan Kendra, in Suttur, in association with the Bhootanala Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Vijayapura.
Dr. Vijaykumar S., and Dr. Vijaykumar Atnur, Assistant Professors, Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Vijayapura, and Dr. Rakshit Raj U.M., Coordinator participated as the resource persons.

In his address, Dr. Rakshit Raj U.M, informed that Mysuru District receives an annual average rainfall of 700-800 mm and has ample water resources like Kaveri and Kabini rivers. As a result of this, the groundwater level is good in the region and the farmers who possess pump sets can form agriculture ponds in their fields and grow crops by not depending upon rainfall completely. He also informed that the farmers can also store rainwater in the ponds and undertake fisheries in it and increase their income.

Dr. Vijaykumar, the main resource person of the training program explained the importance of fisheries, the way it grew, health benefits of consuming fish. He also advised the farmers to undertake fisheries in their fields and also informed them about the various varieties that can be bred, food methods, and expenses that may be required to undertake fish farming. “You can breed 4-5 thousand fishes in one acre of land. Each fish will weigh around 1 kg within one year. You can sell one kg fish at the price of Rs. 100 in the market. After deducting all expenses you can earn an annual income of two to two-and-a-half lakh per acre,” he explained.

Further, he said there are many incidents where the farmers had to throw the vegetables and crops on the roads during protests, but there are no incidents where people have thrown fish on the road, as there is a lot of demand for fish. Hence, the farmers should understand which product has demand in the market and try to supply it and gain more income.
>Dr. Vijaykumar Atnur explained the various bacteria, viruses, fungs, and protogenic diseases in the fish and measures to prevent them.
More than 25 people participated in the virtual training program that was conducted on Google Meet app. The farmers exchanged several questions and answers.
Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist, Incharge Head JSS KVK, Scientists Sri Shamraj, Smt. Netravathi Yettinamani, Dr. Vinay G.M., Sri Rajanna, Sri Sundarraj, Sri Gangappa Hipparagi, Sri Kumaraswamy, and several progressive farmers also participated.

2021-07-02T11:55:50+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Training program on organic terrace gardening

Suttur, June 29, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, in association with the ICAR Krishi Vignan Kendra, Gonikoppal, Kodagu, had organized a training program on organic terrace gardening, as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Indian Independence (India@75).
Dr. Prabhakar B., Horticulture Scientist, ICAR KVK, Gonikoppal, participated as a resource person. He provided information on various important aspects to the participants like the vegetables and fruits that can be grown in terrace gardening, vegetables that are suitable to be grown during the rainy season, winter and summer, perennial crops, implements required to undertake terrace gardening, its maintenance and precautionary measures, etc.

Another resource person, Smt. Netravathi Yettinamani, Home Scientist, JSS KVK, Suttur explained about the balanced food groups, significance of fruits and vegetables, percentage of consumption, ill-effects due to increased usage of pesticides, benefits of terrace gardening or kitchen garden, various models of kitchen gardens, availability of seeds and plants, implements required to grow kitchen garden, blue map of a terrace garden, greens, vegetables, fruits that can be grown under terrace gardening and its medicinal qualities and its nutrients and its usage in daily consumption.
Smt. Divya H.V., Senior Scientist and Head (Incharge), JSS KVK, informed about the preparation of organic fertilizer required for kitchen gardening, preparation of fertilizers in pots, soil and manure mixture, managing nutrition, Anaerobic Composting, how to manage diseases and the problem of pests in crops, using traditional knowledge, various decoctions to prevent diseases and pests, beejamrutha, jeevamrutha, etc, and methods of use.
About 101 farmers from Mysuru and Kodagu Districts took part in the program, along with the staff members of JSS KVK and Gonikoppa KVK.

2021-07-02T11:53:00+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Using sugarcane in production of non-sugar products

Suttur, June 28, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, had organized a training program on ‘Using sugarcane in production of non-sugar products,’ at the Sonahalli Village in Nanjangud Taluk, under the India@75 Program.
Sri Shamraj, Cultivation Science Scientist, JSS KVK provided information to the participants on various sugarcane sub-products and their usage. He informed about various aspects like using of sub-products like press food that are used in the preparation of compost, bagasse to produce electricity, sugarcane juice to produce Ethanol, etc. He also explained that in recent days environment-friendly bioplastic is produced using sugarcane starch and ethanol is used to produce sanitizer and biodiesel.
Explaining about the new production techniques in sugarcane, he informed about the improved varieties of sugarcane that provides more yield, proper usage of fertilizers, comprehensive crop management based on sugarcane variety and soil characteristics.
He visited the sugarcane field of Sri Satish Kumar a resident of Sonahalli village and provided comprehensive crop management.

2021-07-05T07:30:36+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Awareness program under ‘Jalashakthi Abhiyan,’ on water conservation

ಸುತ್ತೂರುಃ ದಿನಾಂಕ 23 ಜೂನ್ 2021 ರಂದು ಸುತ್ತೂರಿನ ಐಸಿಎಆರ್ ಜೆಎಸ್ಎಸ್ ಕೃಷಿ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಕೇಂದ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಲಶಕ್ತಿ ಅಭಿಯಾನದಡಿ ರೈತರಿಗೆ ನೀರು ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆ ಕುರಿತು ಅರಿವು ಮೂಡಿಸುವ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಈ ತರಬೇತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಜೆಎಸ್ಎಸ್ ಕೃಷಿ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಸಹಾಯಕ (ಮಣ್ಣು ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ)ರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಜೆ.ಜಿ. ರಾಜಣ್ಣರವರು ರೈತರಿಗೆ ಇಳಿಜಾರಿಗೆ ಅಡ್ಡಲಾಗಿ ಬದುಗಳನ್ನು ಹಾಕುವುದರಿಂದಾಗುವ ಉಪಯೋಗಗಳು, ಮಣ್ಣು ಸವಕಳಿ ತಡೆಯುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮತ್ತು ವಿವಿಧ ತಳಿಗಳ ಹುಲ್ಲಿನ ಬೇರುಗಳನ್ನು ಬದುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ನೆಡುವುದರಿಂದಾಗುವ ಪ್ರಯೋಜನಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾಹಿತಿ ನೀಡಿದರು. ಹಾಗೆಯೇ ಮಣ್ಣು ಮತ್ತು ನೀರು ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಮಣ್ಣಿನ ಫಲವತ್ತತೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗುವುದಲ್ಲದೆ ಗಿಡಗಳ ಬೆಳವಣಿಗೆ ಉತ್ತಮವಾಗಿರುತ್ತದೆಂದು ತಿಳಿಸಿದರು.

ಕೆವಿಕೆಯ ಬೇಸಾಯ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಿಯಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಶಾಮರಾಜ್ ರವರು ಮಣ್ಣು ಮತ್ತು ನೀರಿನ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆಯ ಕ್ರಮಗಳನ್ನು ಕುರಿತಾದ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕತೆಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ರೈತರಿಗೆ ಮಾಹಿತಿ ನೀಡಿದರು. ಮಳೆಯಾಶ್ರಯ ಪ್ರದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ಇಳಿಜಾರಿಗೆ ಅಡ್ಡಲಾಗಿ ಉಳಿಮೆ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಮಣ್ಣು ಮತ್ತು ನೀರನ್ನು ಪೋಲಾಗದಂತೆ ತಡೆಯುವುದು ಹಾಗೂ ಇಳಿಜಾರಿರುವ ಪ್ರದೇಶಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಇಂಗು ಗುಂಡಿಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುವುದರಿಂದ ಮಳೆ ನೀರನ್ನು ಇಂಗುಗುಂಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇಂಗಿಸಬಹುದು. ಬದುಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಹುಲ್ಲು ಹಾಗೂ ಇತರೆ ಆಳವಾಗಿ ಬೇರು ಬಿಡುವ ಬೆಳೆಗಳನ್ನು ಬೆಳೆಯುವುದರಿಂದ ಮಳೆ ನೀರು ಹಾಗೂ ಮಣ್ಣು ಕೊಚ್ಚಿ ಹೋಗದಂತೆ ತಡೆಯಬಹುದೆಂದು ರೈತರಿಗೆ ಮಾಹಿತಿ ನೀಡಿದರು. ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ 30 ರೈತರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ಕೃಷಿ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ಪ್ರಭಾರ ಹಿರಿಯ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಮುಖ್ಯಸ್ಥರಾದ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ದಿವ್ಯಾ ಹೆಚ್.ವಿ., ಗೃಹ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಿಯಾದ ಶ‍್ರೀಮತಿ ನೇತ್ರಾವತಿ ಎತ್ತಿನಮನಿ, ಪಶು ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಿಯಾದ ಡಾ. ಯು.ಎಂ. ರಕ್ಷಿತ್ ರಾಜ್, ತೋಟಗಾರಿಕೆ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಿಯಾದ ಡಾ. ಜಿ.ಎಂ. ವಿನಯ್ ರವರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು.

2021-06-29T06:33:15+00:00June 29th, 2021|

Program on balanced usage of fertilizers

Suttur, June 23, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra (JSS KVK), Suttur, had organized a program titled ‘Balanced usage of Fertilizers’, for the benefit of farmers at the center in Suttur on May 18, 2021, as part of the platinum jubilee celebrations (India @ 75) of Indian Independence.

Sri J.G. Rajanna, Program Assistant (Soil Science), JSS KVK who participated in the program informed the participants about the various important aspects like the objective of conducting a soil test, percentage of soil essence, and salinity. He informed that the various important nutrients including nitrogen, phosphorous and secondary nutrients, and primary nutrients should be managed as per the soil tests. He also explained in detail the precautionary measures that have to be followed while extracting soil samples and demonstrated the method of extracting soil samples in the agricultural field.
The participants were informed about the suitable fertilizers and time that has to be used for different crops based on the soil test. The farmers were provided information about the major and primary nutrients in fertilizers. The method of soil testing that will be conducted in the laboratory and the method of identifying poor quality fertilizers were also explained. Sri Shamraj, Scientist, Cultivation science, shared information about the preparation of vermicompost and the importance of biofertilizers.
Sri A.S. Guruswamy, ZP Member, Mysuru, and 42 farmers took part in the program. Smt. Divya H.V., Senior Scientist, In-charge, JSS KVK and Chief, Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Home Scientist, Sri Vinay G.M., Horticultural Scientist, Sri Sundar Raj K.V., Office Superintendent, and Kum. Shilpa, Program Technical Assistant were present.

2021-06-25T12:27:42+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Yoga provides good and healthy life: Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah

Mysuru, June 21, 2021: “India is a wealthy nation. Our tradition has helped us to receive life as a penance. Our ancestors have taught us all the culture and ways that have to be followed from birth till death. Yoga is also included in it. We can develop a beautiful and healthy life through yoga,” opined Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive, JSS College of Commerce, Science and Arts, B.N. Road, Mysuru.
He participated in a program organized at the College premises on June 21, 2021, as part of International Yoga Day. In his address to the students he explained, “Our body helps us to keep both our body and mind healthy. A human being cannot lead a good life only with good physical health. Mental health is also important. The entire world has started understanding it and hence all of them are now following yoga. Everyone should learn yoga and practice it, which is the main objective the International Yoga Day. The COVID-19 Pandemic has made a huge impact on not only the entire mankind but also on nature. As a result of which we are still not able to come out of our houses fearlessly and enjoy the company of our friends. Lakhs of people used to gather at one place during International Yoga Day since 2015. But this year we are forced to observe the day ‘staying at home.’ We should not limit practicing yoga just on this day. We should indeed inculcate a habit of practicing it every day in our lives and make our society disease-free. I wish the country shall get rid of the pandemic as soon as possible,” he said.

A virtual yoga class was held by K. Shilpashri from Bengaluru. All the teaching, non-teaching staff, and students of the College attended the online program. Earlier, the program commenced with an invocation by Smt. M. Geetha. Principal Dr. H.C. Honnappa welcomed, Dr. N. Maheshwari gave a vote of thanks and Dr. L. Suhas anchored the program.

2021-06-25T11:39:47+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Support Children facing a grim future

The Covid pandemic has devastated many a life and the worst affected are the children!. The second wave has been crueler to the children as scores of families have been wiped out (vastly affected). Today we see thousands of children who have lost one of their parents or both. Besides, the pandemic has left many families economically shattered with no resources available to support the children beyond basic sustenance. These children will perhaps miss their education which is very important for their survival. This can be changed if we all come together and do something about it.
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, the spiritual head of Sri Suttur Math and the President of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysuru has pledged support to such children by providing free education and boarding at JSS School, Suttur, Mysuru Dist., Karnataka, India. The children will be provided with boarding, medical care, and other basic personal needs from classes 1 to 10.

2021-06-02T12:57:51+00:00June 2nd, 2021|

Sutturu Matha and JSS Mahavidyapeetha’s contributions in Combating

With a pledge to combat against the COVID-19 Pandemic the Sri Sutturu Matha and JSS Mahavidyapeetha is contributing in many ways from treating people to offering required support and help to all those in need. Here is a report on the activities undertaken by JSS Mahadvidyapeetha and its institutions towards combating COVID-19.

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2021-05-31T08:19:46+00:00May 31st, 2021|