Sri. Prasanna Kumar O, Registrar, Karnataka State Nursing Council was the chief guest, Dr CG Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, Sri Mahesh R, Director, Medical Education, JSS MVP and Smt. Ashwathy Devi, Principal, of JSS College of Nursing were present.
Suttur, December 26, 2022: A cluster-level educational exhibition was conducted at the JSS High School, in Suttur, as part of the Suttur Jatra Mahotsav.
Cluster schools in Suttur, Hallikerehundi, Hullahalli, Mahadevanagara, and Nanjangud Girls High School took part in the exhibition, where 129 various models prepared by the students were demonstrated.
Prof. Sadashivamurthy, Prof. Mallappa, Sri Mariswamy, Prof. Siddaramaiah, Prof. Vijay Manjunathaguru, Prof. Kempannaswamy, and Sri Nagarajachar participated as the judges.
JSS MVP Education Officers Sri N. Renukaswamy, Subject Inspector Sri S.C. Channabasappa, Assistant Coordinating Officer Sri Veerabhadraiah, and school Headmasters, cluster high school students, and guides took part in the program.
Suttur, December 26, 2022: The Command Area Development Authority (CADA), Mysuru, Cauvery Basin Projects, Mysuru, Department of Veterinary Sciences, Mysuru, and Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers, Hassan, joined hands with the ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, to celebrate Farmers Day at JSS KVK in Suttur on December 23, 2022.
Smt. H.T. Chandrakala, Joint Director of CADA, Mysuru, graced the event as the Chief Guest. In her address, she urged farmers to embrace integrated farming methods and diversify their crops to achieve financial stability.
Dr. B.N. Shadaksharamurthy, Deputy Director of the Department of Veterinary Sciences, Mysuru, emphasized the importance of animal husbandry in farmers’ lives. He stressed that livestock is an integral part of farming and encouraged farmers to develop an interest in animal husbandry and dairy farming. Dr. Shadaksharamurthy also highlighted a successful case where 340 cattle suffering from infertility disease in Tummanerale Village, Nanjangud Taluk, were treated and provided with free medicines.
Sri Omkarmurthy, Sales Officer from Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers, Hassan, shed light on the cost-effectiveness of fertilizers for farmers. He explained that while a 45 kg fertilizer bag costs Rs. 2,340, farmers only pay Rs. 280 after deducting the government subsidy of Rs. 2,060. Sri Omkarmurthy advised farmers to use fertilizers based on soil examination reports to protect soil fertility.
Sri N.Y. Chigari, Chairman of the Rotary Srigandha Institute, Mysuru, expressed his admiration for farmers and their multifaceted work. He likened farmers to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, emphasizing their crucial role in feeding the nation. Sri Chigari called for respect and appreciation for the tireless efforts of farmers.
Presiding over the program, Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Incharge Head of ICAR JSS KVK, highlighted the significance of Farmers Day, celebrated annually on December 23 in remembrance of India’s fifth Prime Minister, Chowdhary Charan Singh. She stressed the need for farmers to adopt new and modern technologies in agriculture to enhance profitability. Smt. Divya also advised farmers to reduce dependence on fertilizers and explore the use of Nano urea.
The event witnessed the presence of Sri S. Mahadevu, Member of the Sugarcane Board, Sri Nagarajappa, Deputy Director of the Horticulture Department, and Dr. Nikhith, Veterinarian.
On this occasion, farmers Sri Narayan Rao Shinde from Hulyalu Village, Hunsur Taluk, Sri Chinnabuddhi from Danayakanapura, T. Narasipur Taluk, and Sri Sundarswamy from Bannahallihundi were felicitated for their notable contributions.
The program was inaugurated by Sri J.G. Ramanna, and Sri Shamraj served as the anchor of the program.
Suttur, December 20, 2022: Founder of Srimath Suttur Sri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math’s founder, His Holiness Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s 1063rd Jayanthi Mahotsav will be held on December 22, Thursday, at Suttur, in the divine presence of His Holiness Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji and pontiffs of several other maths.
Rudrabhisheka, Sahasranamavali, Shivashtottara, Shivarthreeshwara Ashtottara, etc., special pooja programs will be held at the Shrine of His Holiness Shivayogi Mahaswamiji in Suttur. The programs will commence at 3.00 am. Shodashopachara to the Adjijagadguru’s Silver Utsav idol will also be conducted.
Mahamangalarathi will be held at 8.00 am. After that, the Utsava idol (procession idol) will be brought to the Srimath in a procession in a chariot at 9.30 am. The procession will pass through the thoroughfares of the village before reaching the Srimath.
The music teachers and students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, will present a music program at 10.00 am. Award-winning dignitaries will be felicitated at 10.30 am.
The 2023 ‘Suttur Sri Shivarathreeshwara Almanac’ prepared by renowned Astrologer and scholar Dr. K.G. Puttahonnaiah, and published by the Bharatiya Jyotirvignana Samshodana Kendra, and Kannada and English wall calendars and pocket calendar published by the Sri Suttur Math and JSS Mahavidyapeetha will be released.
Those who intend to have Shivadeekshe-Lingadeekshe are requested to register their names at the Srikshetra Suttur before December 21, Wednesday.
Devotees and the public are requested to participate in large numbers and have the blessings of the revered Swamiji.
Heads of various departments of the JSS High School, Suttur, congratulated the Scouts and Guides cadets of the School, who are taking part in the International Cultural Jamboree that will be held from 21.12.2022 to 27.12.2022, at Moodabidire.
Mysuru, December 19, 2022: Mr. Utsav Agarwal, Director of Boruka Fabcons Pvt. Ltd., shared valuable insights with students during the ‘Industry-Institute Interaction and Students Skill Development program’ held at JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science in Mysuru on December 17, 2022. The event, organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the college in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries – Industry Institute Interaction Panel (CII-III), Mysuru Zone, aimed to foster engagement between academia and industry.
During his address, Mr. Agarwal emphasized the significance of acquiring multi-tasking skills and maintaining transparency in communication to stand out in the competitive job market. He encouraged students to cultivate a positive mindset, work diligently, translate ideas into action, and continuously update their skills to thrive in the evolving global economy. Furthermore, he stressed the importance of personal branding as a means to seize opportunities.
Mr. Santosh Gundapi, Managing Director of AT & S India Pvt. Ltd., Mysuru, delivered a keynote address, wherein he advised students to identify their areas of interest and pursue education with a positive attitude. He encouraged them to nurture creativity, develop a passion for learning, build self-confidence, and gain a comprehensive understanding of the recruitment and interview processes to effectively showcase their skills. Mr. Gundapi also highlighted the significance of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between industries and educational institutions.
Prof. B. V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College, encouraged students to actively participate in such interaction programs to benefit from the experiences and insights shared by industry experts. He also discussed various initiatives undertaken by the Central and State Governments to enhance the skills of graduates.
The program commenced with an invocation by Ms. Radhika Hardikar, and Dr. N. Rajendra Prasad, the IQAC Coordinator, delivered the vote of thanks. Dr. Prakash, the Placement Officer, facilitated the program.
The interaction program saw the participation of 50 teachers and 500 students, fostering meaningful discussions and exchanges between academia and industry.
Union Bank Manager Sri Shivaprakash, JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra Head Smt. H.V. Divya inaugurated the School-level Science Exhibition, held as part of the Jatra Mahotsav Education and Science Exhibition, at the JSS High School, in Suttur. Heads of various departments of the JSS Educational Institution and students are seen in the picture.
Suttur, December 16, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, in collaboration with the Agriculture Department, ATM, T. Narasipur, organized the ‘Red Rice Paddy New Variety – KMP-220 Agriculture Field Day’ at Danayakanapura Village, T. Narasipur Taluk. The event was graced by the presence of Sri Dr. Shivalinga Shivacharya Swamiji of the Vatalu Suryasimhasana Math.
During the inauguration, Dr. Shivalinga Swamiji commended the services rendered by the ICAR JSS KVK and acknowledged their efforts in developing new and improved varieties of crops. He highlighted the cordial relationship between the KVK scientists and the farmers.
In her address, Smt. H.V. Divya, Incharge Head and Senior Scientist at JSS KVK, informed the audience that the farmers in the region primarily cultivate the Jyothi variety of paddy. However, this variety is susceptible to diseases and has lower yields. To address this, the Agriculture University in Bengaluru has released the KMP 220 variety as an alternative to Jyothi. Ten farmers from JSS KVK were provided with the new variety, which has demonstrated higher yields, better disease resistance, and lower cultivation expenses. Smt. Divya advised the farmers to select good spikes from the crop for seed sowing in the future.
Farmers Somanna, D.L. Mahadevappa, and Revanna, who experimented with the new variety in their fields, shared their experiences. They reported that the KMP 220 variety is less prone to diseases and yielded twice as much as the Jyothi variety. They achieved yields of 24 to 26 quintals of cereals per acre. They also mentioned that the new variety is well-suited for drum sowing.
Sri Venkatesh, SBI Financial Literacy Expert, informed the farmers about various banking facilities and insurance options available to them.
The program was hosted by Sri Rajanna of the ATMA program, and Smt. Vijayalakshmi, Agricultural Officer at JSS KVK, along with progressive farmers Chinnabuddhi, Puttanna, and others, were present. More than 100 farmers participated in the event and expressed their satisfaction with the KMP 220 variety, noting its resemblance to the Jyothi variety while providing better yields. Some farmers suggested that the height of the crop could be slightly lower. Overall, the farmers were happy with the improved yield potential of the new variety.
Suttur, December 14, 2022: Special pujas will be held at the shrine of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji, and Sri Veerabhadreshwara, Sri Someshwara, Sri Mahadeshwara and Sri Narayanaswamy temples at Suttur Srikshetra every day till the end of Dharnumasa (from December 16, 2022 to January 14, 2023).
Devotees are requested to take part in large numbers and have the blessings of the almighty.
Mysuru, December 13, 2022: The boys Volleyball team of the JSS PU College, Ooty Road, Mysuru, bagged the first prize in the JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet held at Suttur, held in commemoration of His Holiness Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji.
The same team had also secured first place in the district-level volleyball tournament organized by the Vidyavardhaka Educational Society, in Mysuru recently.