July 2022

Shravana Maasa discourse commences at Suttur

The annual Shraavana Maasa discourse program held at the Suttur Srikshetra commenced in the divine presence of Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Mysuru District Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr. B.S. Manjunathaswamy inaugurated the program. Smt. Varsha Shivakumar, Smt. Priyadarshini Sanekoppa, Sha. Bra. Shri Sambasadashiva Swamiji, Chamarajanagara DySP Sri T.P. Shivakumar, Sri D.M. Siddalingaswamy and Prof. H.B. Devanna are seen in the picture.

Suttur, March 28, 2022: The Suranga Kavikruta ‘Trishashti Puraatana Chaaritram,” month-long discourse held at the Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math during the auspicious Shraavana Maasa commenced on Thursday, in the divine presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

Dr. B.S. Manjunathaswamy, Deputy Commissioner, Mysuru, inaugurated the program. In his address, he observed that the Shraavana Maasa denotes prosperity. “You can see greenery everywhere during this month. Everybody’s lives should also become green like environment, which is the objective of such programs,” he said.

Sha. Bra. Shri Sambasadashiva Swamiji of the Sri Ukkinakante Math, Maadahalli, in Hunsur Taluk presided over the program. “Guru means a person who leads others from darkness to light. You can find peace of mind by participating in such Satsang programs and listening to the discourses,” he observed.

Sri T.P. Shivakumar, Superintendent of Police, Chamarajanagara District, in his address, said that the Shraavana Maasa discourse is one among the various programs organized by the Suttur Srimath for the welfare of society. “By listening to meaningful discourses, you can develop good character and build confidence,” he said.

Prof. H.B. Devanna of the JSS College delivered a discourse on ‘Trishashti Puraatana Chaaritram,’ and teacher Sri D.S. Siddalingaswamy presented a Kavyavachana (reciting of vachanas) program.

Smt. Varsha Shivakumar, achievers of the Gurukula and devotees from the surrounding villages, participated in the program.

Smt. Priyadarshini Sanekoppa, DySP, Chamarajanagara Division, rendered an invocation. Teachers Sri S. Chandramouleshwara welcomed, and Sri Andaiah Shirurmath gave a vote of thanks, along with mastering the program.

Bheemana Amavasya special pooja: Special poojas were offered at the shrines of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji, and the temples of Sri Mahadeshwara, Sri Someshwara, Sri Veerabhadreshwara, Sri Narayanaswamy, at the Srikshetra.

2022-07-30T12:04:31+00:00July 30th, 2022|

Peanut Chikki distribution to students program launched

Sri S.P. Udayashankar, Administrative Officer, JSS Residential School, Suttur, launched the Peanut Chikkis distribution program to the students, under the Midday Meals program, as part of the Prime Minister Poshan Shakti program, at the JSS Primary and High School, in Suttur, on July 26, 2022. Medical Officer D. Devaraj, Additional Coordinating Officer Sri Sampath, Headmaster and students are seen in the picture.

2022-07-26T13:07:06+00:00July 26th, 2022|

NCC cadets win prizes in sports and cultural competitions

20 NCC cadets of the JSS High School, Suttur, took part in the annual camp held at Mandakalli in Mysuru organized by the Mysuru NCC unit and won first prize in the sports and cultural competitions. The Headmasters and NCC Officer S. Lakshmi are seen with the cadets in this picture.

2022-07-25T13:47:00+00:00July 25th, 2022|

Selected for District-level Yoga, Chess competitions

The students of the JSS Higher Primary School, Suttur, have won in the taluk-level Yoga and Chess competitions conducted by the Department of Public Instructions, held at Nanjangud and have been selected for the district-level competitions. Headmaster G.M. Shadakshari, Physical Instructor, and other teachers are seen with the winners in this picture.

2022-07-20T11:34:55+00:00July 20th, 2022|

Free Mass Marriage program at Suttur on July 31, 2022

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 July 31, 2022, Sunday. 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, 9449030588 and register names.

2022-07-18T08:54:29+00:00July 18th, 2022|

ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra Celebrates 94th ICAR Foundation Day

Suttur, July 16, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Suttur, organized a live viewing of the 94th ICAR Foundation Day program, led by Union Agriculture Minister Sri Narendra Singh Tomar and Dr. Trilochan Mahapatra, Director, ICAR, in New Delhi.

During the event, Smt. Divya H.V., Senior Scientist and In-charge Head of JSS KVK, delivered a keynote address highlighting the history and establishment of ICAR. She also mentioned that the Union Agricultural Ministry is featuring success stories of 75,000 farmers across the country as part of the 75th Independence Day celebrations, including 110 success stories from farmers benefiting from ICAR JSS KVK support, which have been submitted to the Union Agriculture Ministry.

Former ZP member Sri Sadananda advised farmers to utilize renewable energy sources and adopt integrated crop management and organic manure practices to enhance their income. Renowned farmer and recipient of national awards, Srinivasamurthy from Siddanahundi, shared insights into various indigenous paddy varieties and how they contributed to his success as an agriculturist. He also emphasized the importance of organic farming.

Smt. Divya H.V. discussed the significance of seed treatment in integrated paddy management and maintaining a balance in chemical usage, light nutrients, and fertilizers. She also provided detailed information on dry seeders and mechanical sowing techniques.

Scientist Sri Shamraj elaborated on various renewable energy sources such as solar energy, wind energy, and water energy, highlighting how electricity can be generated using these methods. He also stressed the importance of limited use of petroleum and electricity.

The program witnessed the participation of JSS KVK assistants Rajanna and Kumaraswamy, along with 52 farmers from neighboring villages.

2023-06-02T07:35:49+00:00July 16th, 2022|

Promoting Cultural Awareness is Essential, Says Dr. S.P. Umadevi

Mysuru, July 16, 2022: Recognizing the significance of cultural literacy, Dr. S.P. Umadevi emphasized the need for cultural awareness to complement academic knowledge. Speaking at the Cultural and Sports Competitions Prize Distribution program organized by the PG Department of JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, she highlighted the role of society, culture, and traditions in knowledge sharing throughout history.

“Literacy is not just confined to books; it encompasses our society and culture. Our knowledge and development are intricately linked to our society and culture. To foster prosperity and progress, we must prioritize cultural awareness alongside academic education,” noted Dr. S.P. Umadevi.

As the chief guest, she urged students to embrace cultural richness and make the most of their time by acquiring knowledge and developing essential values. She encouraged them to focus on practical actions rather than mere words and avoid negativity and criticism of others. Dr. S.P. Umadevi also stressed the importance of nurturing human values, preserving relationships, and becoming practical heroes rather than merely seeking recognition.

In his presidential address, Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, CEO of JSS College, highlighted the evolving role of extracurricular activities in education. He noted that cultural and sports activities have become compulsory components of the curriculum under the National Education Policy 2020. Prof. Sambashivaiah emphasized that participating in cultural activities fosters leadership qualities, organizational skills, critical thinking, effective communication, ethical values, and other essential attributes. He also emphasized the significance of sports in strengthening both the body and mind.

During the event, winners of various cultural and sports competitions were honored with prizes, including special endowment prizes. The program began with an invocation by student Kum. Sannidhi and team, and it was masterfully conducted by Kum. Chaitra. Principal Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar, Cultural Forum Convener Dr. M.P. Somashekar, and Sports Forum Convener Sri M. Kartik were present. The vote of thanks was delivered by Kum. E. Sahaja.

2023-06-02T07:54:14+00:00July 16th, 2022|

Suttur JSS Residential School Student Association Inaugurated

Suttur, July 16, 2022: The student association of JSS Residential School in Suttur was inaugurated today, marking the beginning of its activities. The event was graced by Smt. H.S. Bindya, District Officer of the Backward Castes’ Welfare Department, Mysuru, who inaugurated the student association.

In her address, Smt. Bindya acknowledged the significant contribution of JSS Educational Institutions in providing education to thousands of students. She emphasized the importance of extra-curricular activities in fostering the holistic development of students. Smt. Bindya encouraged the students to focus not only on academic achievements but also on developing good qualities and character. She emphasized the need for students to have a specific aim and purpose in life and to strive towards their goals to become responsible and productive citizens of the country.

The chief guest, Dr. Rudramurthy, Assistant Professor (Retd.) from SJCE, Mysuru, commended JSS Mahavidyapeetha for its remarkable contributions to the education sector, not only within the state and country but also internationally. He praised the institution for providing free education and empowering rural students with quality education. Dr. Rudramurthy expressed his hope that the student association would organize meaningful and useful programs to develop various skills in the students, including sports, science, communication skills, leadership qualities, discipline, culture, progressive thinking, and unity.

The heads of various departments of JSS Residential School, Suttur, along with Sri G.L. Tripurantaka, Sri Sampath, Sri Veerabhadraiah, Sri G. Shivamallu, Sri Ma.Gu. Basavanna, Sri G.M. Shadakshari, Smt. P. Susheela, Sri Mahadevaprasad, and others were present at the inauguration.

The program began with an invocation by the school students, followed by a welcome address by Smt. S.J. Sowjanya. Sri P. Chetan delivered the vote of thanks, and the program was skillfully conducted by Smt. B.P. Sheela.

Smt. H.S. Bindya, District Officer, Backward Castes' Welfare Department, Mysuru, addressed the students after inaugurating the Students Association at the JSS Residential School, in Suttur. Dr. Rudramurthy, Asst. Prof. (Retd.), SJCE, Mysuru and Heads of various departments of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, are seen in the picture.

Smt. H.S. Bindya, District Officer, Backward Castes’ Welfare Department, Mysuru, addressed the students after inaugurating the Students Association at the JSS Residential School, in Suttur. Dr. Rudramurthy, Asst. Prof. (Retd.), SJCE, Mysuru and Heads of various departments of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, are seen in the picture.

2023-06-02T08:07:14+00:00July 16th, 2022|

Small Things – Big Impacts: State-Level Seminar on Nanotechnology

Mysuru, July 16, 2022: The Under Graduate Departments of Physics and Electronics at JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, organized a one-day state-level seminar on ‘Nanotechnology’ on July 15, 2022. The seminar aimed to share knowledge about Nanotechnology with students and explore its diverse applications in interdisciplinary fields across science and engineering.

Dr. N Selvakumar, Principal Scientist at the Surface Engineering Division of National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru, inaugurated the seminar. In his keynote address, Dr. Selvakumar highlighted the promising results that nanomaterials in the graphene family have shown in various scientific areas. He emphasized the importance of understanding the behavior of substances at the nanoscale when used for practical applications, as nanotechnology research is advancing rapidly and applicable in various aspects of life.

Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the college, presided over the inaugural program. He expressed his views on the enormous potential of nanomaterials in fields such as healthcare, information technology, energy, production, security, and aerospace. While the nano market is growing rapidly and nanotechnology has become a part of our daily lives, there are still unanswered questions regarding the impacts of nanomaterials on human health and the environment.

Following the inauguration, three technical sessions were conducted. In the first session, Dr. M. Selvakumar, Principal Scientist at the Surface Engineering Division of National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru, shared his knowledge on “Graphene and its Derivatives for Photo-thermal Applications.” In the second session, Dr. N. Pradeep, Associate Professor at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, spoke about the “Fundamentals of Nanotechnology and Inspiration from Nature.” The third session featured Dr. Asha Shrinivasan, Assistant Professor at JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, who discussed “Nanoscience – A Subject with Myriad Job Opportunities.”

The program began with an invocation by Ms. Rekha and her group. Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar, the Principal, extended a warm welcome to the guests. Mr. G. Karthik, the Organizing Secretary of the seminar, proposed a vote of thanks. Dr. L. Vinay Kumar, the convener of the seminar, skillfully conducted the program. A total of 365 students and teachers attended the seminar, enriching their knowledge on nanotechnology.

2023-06-02T08:14:44+00:00July 16th, 2022|

New Paddy Variety KMP 220 Demonstration and Seed Treatment Training Organized by ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra

Suttur, July 16, 2022: ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, organized a demonstration and training session on the new paddy variety KMP 220 and seed treatment techniques for farmers in Dankanayakanpura Village, T. Narasipur Taluk, Mysuru District. The event aimed to educate farmers about the benefits of seed treatment and introduce them to the high-yielding KMP 220 paddy variety.

Led by Smt. Divya H.V., Senior Scientist and Incharge Head of JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, the session emphasized the significance of seed treatment in preventing diseases and reducing production costs. Smt. Divya explained the potential diseases that commonly affect paddy crops and highlighted how they can be mitigated through seed treatment. By investing a minimal amount ranging from Rs. 50 to Rs. 100, farmers can safeguard their crops, minimize yield reduction, and maximize overall productivity.

During the training, Smt. Divya also introduced the farmers to the newly released KMP 220 variety, which resembles the popular ‘Akki Jyoti’ variety but offers higher yields and demonstrates lower susceptibility to diseases. Developed by the Agricultural University, the KMP 220 variety holds promise for farmers seeking improved outcomes in paddy cultivation.

Cultivation Scientist Sri Shamraj from JSS KVK shared insights on cultivation methods, including the usage of drum seeders and herbicides, further enriching the knowledge of the participants. Additionally, Dr. Rakshith Raja, Veterinary Scientist, along with progressive farmers Chinnabuddhi, Mahadevappa, and 24 other farmers from the village, actively utilized the learnings from the program to enhance their agricultural practices.

The demonstration and training program received enthusiastic participation from the farming community, facilitating the dissemination of valuable information and empowering farmers with practical techniques to optimize their paddy cultivation.

2023-06-02T11:08:35+00:00July 16th, 2022|