November 2022

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Mental Health Acknowledged as Equally Important as Physical Health by Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah

Mysuru, December 1, 2022: Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science located on Ooty Road, Mysuru, emphasized the significance of mental health in today’s fast-paced world. Participating in a workshop titled “Awareness on Mental Health” organized by the Clinical Psychology Department of JSS Medical College Hospital, Prof. Sambashivaiah addressed the first-year degree students of JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science. He stressed the importance of giving equal importance to mental health as physical health, particularly in an era dominated by advanced technology and a hectic lifestyle.

During the workshop, Prof. Sambashivaiah highlighted that while physical disorders are often noticeable, mental health issues can go unnoticed for a longer period of time. He encouraged everyone to cultivate positive thoughts, adopt a disciplined lifestyle, and develop a positive mindset to safeguard against mental health problems.

Dr. Manoj K. Pandey, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, emphasized the need for awareness regarding the maintenance of good mental health, particularly among today’s youth.

Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar, Principal of JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, was also present at the workshop. The event commenced with an invocation by Kum. Sahana, and Dr. Prakash facilitated the program.

Following the stage program, various sessions were conducted on different topics. Smt. Sangeetha, Research Associate at JSS Medical College, shed light on the characteristics of depression and anxiety, providing solutions to overcome them.

Smt. Nityashree spoke about stress management, elucidating various stress management techniques. Sri P.K. Sudeep, Assistant Professor at JSS Medical College, discussed anger management, covering different forms of anger, associated problems, and coping strategies for staying calm.

Smt. Chitra, a Research Associate, addressed the topic of addiction and methods of prevention, highlighting various types of addictions and ways to steer clear of them. Sri Subramanya Bhat emphasized the connection between yoga and mental health, demonstrating how yoga practices can contribute to maintaining good mental well-being.

Dr. Manoj K. Pandey spoke about suicides and their prevention, explaining the underlying reasons for suicide with examples and offering insights on overcoming such challenges.

Sri Ritwik S. Kashyap, Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology Department, served as the workshop’s convenor.

The workshop witnessed the participation of more than 800 students.

2023-06-06T12:39:21+00:00December 1st, 2022|

Wins and Losses in Sports Should be Treated Equally: Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda

Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Sri K.C. Narayanswamy inaugurated the three-day JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet, held at the Suttur Srikshetra, in commemoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Formerm Minister P.G.R. Sindhia, MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah, Mysuru Vidyavardhaka Educational Institutions Chairperson Gundappa Gowda, former Mayor of Mysuru Vishwanath and others are seen in the picture.

Suttur, November 28, 2022: Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Sri K.C. Narayana Gowda, emphasized the equal treatment of wins and losses in sports during his speech at the inauguration of the JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet. The three-day event, organized by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha in honor of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, commenced with the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji on Monday.

In his address, Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda commended the JSS Mahavidyapeetha for its efforts in promoting sports among students and nurturing their overall development. He emphasized the need to prioritize mental health alongside physical well-being in this era of advanced technology and fast-paced lifestyles. The minister encouraged students to cultivate positive mindsets, disciplined lifestyles, and good thoughts to prevent mental health issues.

Presiding over the workshop, MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah recognized the significance of the event for the students’ physical and mental development. He highlighted the role of sports in fostering leadership qualities and extended his congratulations and best wishes to all participants.

The chief guest, Commissioner of the State, Bharath Scouts and Guides, and former Minister, Sri P.G. R. Sindhia, compared the JSS Mahavidyapeetha to a banyan tree, providing education and shelter to thousands of students. He commended the disciplined and captivating parade and stressed the importance of sports and games in bringing peace to the minds and souls of individuals. Sri Suttur Swamiji’s guidance and involvement ensured the event’s excellence and integrity, according to Sri P.G. R. Sindhia.

Wins and losses in sports should be treated equally: Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda

Ku. Chaitanya, Narwey JSS High School student, and Sri B.G. Poojar, Physical Education teacher received the oath on behalf of the students and sports officers respectively.

Sri Jayarajendra, junior pontiff, Sri S.P. Manjunath, Sri S. Shivakumaraswamy, Sri S.P. Udayashankar, former ZP President S.C. Basavaraju, Vidyavardhaka Educational Institutions Chairperson Gundappagowda, former Mayor of Mysuru Vishwanath, Personal Secretary to the Mysuru Youth Empowerment Department Assistant Director Rohith Gangadhar, Personal Secretary to the Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Minister Pradeep, Sports meet convener Sri Sampath and heads of various departments of the JSS Educational Institutions were present.

The JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet saw the participation of around 3,316 students from various categories. The event commenced with an invocation by the students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, followed by a guard of honor given by the sports teams to the esteemed guests.

2023-06-06T12:50:25+00:00November 29th, 2022|

Dr. Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s death anniversary and Suttur Jatra Mahotsav meeting

The Bhoomipuja of various mantapas of the Jatra Mahotsav scheduled to be held on November 28, Monday, as part of the 36th death anniversary of His Holiness Sri Shivarthri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, was held at the Suttur Srikshetra today, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Heads of various maths including Neelakantaswami math, Kuduru, Vatalu, Maadhalli, Bettadapura maths and officers of various departments of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha and others are seen in the picture.

Suttur, November 28, 2022: Rudrabhisheka, Ashottattara, Praakarotsava, and special pujas were held at the shrines of His Holiness Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji and His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, today early in the morning, as part of the 36th death anniversary of Sri Rajendra Mahaswamji, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

Bhoomi puja of all the mandapas, auditorium, cultural programs, and the Jatara Mahotsav dasoha programs was also conducted as part of the His Holiness Adijagadguru Sri Shivaratheeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswami’s Jatra Mahotsav, which will be held from January 18 to 23, at the Suttur Srikshetra.

Jatra preparatory meeting: The preparatory meeting of conveners of various Jatra Mahotsav committees, leaders of the surrounding villages, and villagers was held. Heads of various maths, including the Vatalu, Bettadapura, Chikkatuppuru, Maadahalli, Kuderu, Chucnchahalli, Naviluru, Nanjangud, Ragibommanahalli maths and Haraguru Charamurthy, officers of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha, and devotees were present.

While Sri Subbappa welcomed, Sri H.L. Prakash was the compere of the program. He also gave a vote of thanks. Earlier, the program commenced with an invocation by the students of the JSS School, Suttur.

2022-11-28T13:11:26+00:00November 28th, 2022|

Students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, receiving the oath on National Constitution Day

Sri S.B. Madhu, Teacher, JSS Residental School, Suttur, administered the oath to the students of the JSS Residential School in Suttur on November 26, 2022, on the occasion of Constitution Day. He explained to the students the significance of the constitution and the duties of the citizens. Students, teachers, Head Masters, and staff received the oath.

2022-11-28T04:43:28+00:00November 28th, 2022|

Constitution Day Observed at JSS College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mysuru

Mysuru, November 28, 2022: The JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, located on Ooty Road, Mysuru, organized a program to commemorate Constitution Day.

The program featured Chief Guest Prof. R.M. Chintamani, a retired professor, who delivered a brief overview of the Indian Constitution. Highlighting the historical significance of the Morley-Minto Reform of 1909, Prof. Chintamani stressed the importance of familiarizing oneself with key elements of the constitution such as the preamble, fundamental rights, state policy, and directive principles. He lauded the Indian Constitution as one of the world’s great constitutions, particularly emphasizing its focus on social justice.

Presiding over the program was Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College, who elucidated the purpose behind the formation of the constitution and provided insights into its various articles, parts, and annexures. He encouraged all participants to understand the objectives of the constitution and strive to become exemplary citizens of the country.

Principal Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar recited the Preamble of the Constitution, invoking the spirit of the document.

The program commenced with an invocation by third-year BA student Chi. Nitin. Smt. K.C. Shruti extended a warm welcome to the guests and the gathering. Smt. R.G. Asha, Head of the Political Science Department, delivered the vote of thanks. Sri T.S. Girish skillfully managed the program.

2023-06-06T12:52:17+00:00November 28th, 2022|

JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet

Mysuru, November 28, 2022: The JSS Inter-Institution Sports meet will be held from November 28 to 30, at the Srikshetra Suttur, in commemoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

The sports meet will be inaugurated at 4.00 pm on November 28, Monday, by the Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Minister, Government of Karnataka, Sri K.C. Narayanagowda, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah will preside.

The four-day sports meet will host various sports competitions, including 100, 200, 400, 600, 800, and 1,500 meters running, 4×100 m relays, shot put, discus throw, javelin throw, long jump, and high jump. A total of 17 different sports and games, including Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball, Ball Badminton, and Throwball tournaments will also be conducted.

More than 3,500 athletes from 130 various Institutions of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha will take part in the sports meet. There will be 125 sports officers. This sports meet is conducted every year for the last 26 years to encourage participation of school and college children in sports and games.

2022-11-28T04:34:42+00:00November 28th, 2022|

Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s 36th Death Anniversary and Jatra Mahotsav on Nov. 28

Suttur, November 26, 2022: The consultation meeting for the 36th Death Anniversary of His Holiness Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji and Jatra Mahotsav has been organized on November 28, Monday, at Suttur Srikshetra.

Rudrabhisheka, Laksha Bilwarchane, Ashttottara, and special pujas will be conducted on November 28, from early
morning. The Bhumipuja of the Jatra Mahotsav mandaps will be held at 9.30 am on that day in the presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji and heads of various maths, leaders, and the public. The preparatory meeting of the Jatra Mahotsav will be held at 10.00 am.

All the devotees and the public are requested to take part in the puja and other programs in large numbers and have the blessings of the Sriguru.

2022-11-28T04:31:06+00:00November 28th, 2022|

Science Expo 2022-23

Suttur, November 23, 2022: The Directorate of Urdu and Other Minorities Languages Schools, School Education and Literacy Department, in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru, District Education and Training Institute, Vasanth Mahal, Mysuru, and Sir M. Visveswaraiah Technical University, Bengaluru, proudly organized a district-level Science Exhibition at the DIET, Mysuru on November 18.

Participants from seven taluks in Mysuru District competed across seven categories, showcasing their scientific prowess. Among the talented candidates, V. Vinodkumar, a Science Teacher from our esteemed school, captivated the audience with his demonstration of the ‘Automatic Hand Sanitizer’ model, earning him the well-deserved first prize. His remarkable achievement has secured his spot in the highly anticipated State-level competitions.

The outstanding accomplishment by V. Vinodkumar has garnered praise and congratulations from the administrative officer, department heads, and fellow teachers alike. His dedication and innovative approach to science education are a testament to the exceptional standards upheld by our school.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to V. Vinodkumar for his remarkable success at the district-level Science Exhibition. His victory serves as an inspiration to aspiring young scientists and reaffirms our commitment to fostering a culture of scientific exploration and innovation within our institution.

2023-06-07T06:21:48+00:00November 23rd, 2022|

“Students who are studying at Suttur are virtuous,” observed Sri Narayana Murthy, Founding member of Infosys.

Suttur, November 21, 2022: Sri Narayana Murthy, renowned entrepreneur and Founding Member of Infosys, expressed his admiration for the students studying at Suttur during a prayer meeting held at the JSS Residential School on November 21, Monday. Alongside his wife Sudha Murthy, he commended the school for providing free education and boarding facilities to students from diverse backgrounds.

Addressing the students, Sri Narayana Murthy acknowledged the JSS Residential School’s commitment to nurturing well-rounded individuals by imparting quality education, in addition to offering free food and accommodation. He encouraged the students to work diligently, become conscientious citizens, and contribute to the nation and society. Sri Narayana Murthy also recognized the global impact of Sri Suttur Math’s educational institutions, which have extended their reach beyond national borders, providing invaluable education to students worldwide.

Smt. Sudha Murthy, Chairman of Infosys Foundation, recited a vachana (a form of devotional poetry) and emphasized the significance of concentration, hard work, and respect for teachers and elders in achieving personal goals. She stressed the importance of proper guidance and advice in today’s society.

Blessing the students, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji praised the modesty and down-to-earth nature of Sri Narayana Murthy and Sudha Murthy. He highlighted their remarkable journey, from selling their jewelry to establish Infosys, which has now grown into a globally renowned organization, employing over three lakh people. His Holiness also celebrated the Murthy couple’s son-in-law, Sri Rishi Sunak, who currently serves as the Prime Minister of Britain, a nation that once ruled India.

The event was attended by heads of various departments of the school and other dignitaries. Coordinating Officer Sri G.L. Tripurantaka warmly welcomed and skillfully managed the program.

2023-06-06T12:58:06+00:00November 23rd, 2022|

Business Process Management Industries to be Set up Soon in Cities: Mr. Karthigan Munuswamy

Mysuru, November 18, 2022: Mr. Karthigan Munuswamy, Associate Director of Talent Acquisition at Firstsource Ltd., Bengaluru, expressed optimism about the future of Business Process Management (BPM) industries during a program on Skilling for BPM held at JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru. The event, organized in collaboration with NASSCOM-Futureskills and Firstsource Ltd., aimed to provide insights and opportunities for undergraduate students in the BPM sector.

Highlighting the impact of the Future Skills Program by the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) under the Skill India initiative, Mr. Munuswamy emphasized the potential boom in BPM industries and the resulting employment opportunities for young graduates in India. He highlighted the importance of communication skills, problem-solving abilities, analytical thinking, and business development skills, which would be in high demand in the BPM industry.

Mr. Vineeth Kumar, Senior Manager of Human Resources at Firstsource Ltd., provided a comprehensive overview of the BPM industry in India, including available opportunities, job roles, responsibilities, growth prospects, and the significance of stability and benefits across various levels within the BPM sector.

The program also featured industry experts from NASSCOM. Mr. Dinesh Kumar Panigrahi, Regional Lead at NASSCOM Bengaluru, provided an overview of the FutureSkills Prime program, while Ms. Priya George, Senior Manager at NASSCOM Bengaluru, highlighted the key features of the BPM Associate Programme. Mr. Sathish M., Customer Success Manager at FutureSkills NASSCOM, Bengaluru, presented training and placement activities specific to the BPM industry, with the presence of Ms. Palak from NASSCOM.

The esteemed Chief Executive of the College, Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, extended a warm welcome to the guests and emphasized the role and importance of BPM in his address. Principal Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar delivered a vote of thanks, expressing gratitude to all participants.

The program witnessed the participation of approximately 50 teachers and over 500 final-year undergraduate students, demonstrating the strong interest and enthusiasm surrounding the BPM sector.

2023-06-07T06:34:54+00:00November 18th, 2022|