Sadhwi Deepa Bharathi, Coordinator of the Divyajyothi Jagruthi Sansthan, New Delhi, visited the Suttur Srikshetra and rendered a discourse to the students of the JSS Residential School. Other members of the Sansthan are also seen in the picture.
“Thiru RN Ravi Inaugurates JSS Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences, Stresses the Importance of Yoga and Naturopathy in Daily Life”
Coimbatore, October 28, 2022: Sri Thiru N. Ravi, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, highlighted the commendable role played by JSS Mahavidyapeetha in fostering unity, brotherhood, and Indian culture for centuries. He made these remarks while addressing the audience during the inauguration of the JSS Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences Hostel Building in Navakkarai, Coimbatore on October 28, 2022. The event took place in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.
In his speech, Thiru RN Ravi stressed the importance of integrating yoga and naturopathy into our daily lives, alongside the progress of science and technology. He expressed concern over the impact of three centuries of colonial rule on Indian culture and emphasized the need to revive the country’s spiritual essence. He recalled Swami Vivekananda’s vision of nurturing wise and prudent young minds and called upon independent India to transcend materialism and embrace spirituality. Thiru RN Ravi also highlighted the global significance of yoga and urged all Indians to support the Government of India’s efforts in making India a “Vishwaguru” (world leader) by overcoming obstacles.
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji emphasized the interconnectedness between humans and nature, underscoring the ancient Indian traditions of naturopathy and yoga. He praised the Government of India, led by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, for promoting and spreading awareness about the significance of Ayurveda and yoga, citing their increasing acceptance worldwide, including in Russia and Western countries.
Dr. Sudha Seshayyan, Vice-Chancellor of Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, as the Chief Guest, lauded the efforts of JSS institutions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. She expressed concern about the growing disconnect between humans and nature, emphasizing the need for gratitude towards nature’s gifts and the adverse consequences of human actions leading to natural calamities.
The event was attended by Dr. C.G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary of JSSMVP, Sri S.P. Manjunath, Secretary-I of JSSMVP, Dr. B. Suresh, Pro-Chancellor of JSS AHER, and Sri R. Mahesh, Director of the Medical Education Division at JSS Mahavidyapeetha. Dr. B. Suresh extended a warm welcome to the guests, while Principal Dr. Dileep delivered a vote of thanks. The program was skillfully hosted by Prof. Dhanabal, Principal of JSS Pharmacy College, Ooty.
Suttur, October 22, 2022: As part of the auspicious Kartika Maasa, special pooja programs including Maharudrabhisheka, Sahasranama and Ashottottara Bilwarchane and Mahamangalarathi will be conducted at the holy shrine of His Holiness Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Swamiji, Sri Someshwara, Sri Veebhadreshwara and Sri Mahadehswara temples, daily from October 26 to November 23. Likewise Deepotsava will be held on all the Monday evenings. All the devotees are requested to take part in the pooja programs and have the blessings of the Sriguru.
Those who like to contribute for sevas can contact the JSS Mahavidyapeetha office in Mysuru or Srikshetra Suttur directly or contact the information center on phone numbers 8896964242, 08221-232223, 0821-2548212.
Spoorthi Sinchana: Two-day workshop for newly recruited teachers of subsidiary institutions of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha
Administrative Officer of the JSS Educational Institutions, Suttur, inaugurated the two-day ‘Spoorthi Sinchana’ workshop, organized for the benefit of newly recruited teachers of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha subsidiary institutions and promoted headmasters and principals. Sri B.A. Rajashekar, Director, School Education Division, Prof. Basavaraju S. Benni, Department of Economics, Bangalore University, and subject examiner Sri H.S. Nagaraju are seen in the picture.
The scholarship sponsored by Dr Vasant Betkerur and his wife Dr Mangala Betkerur was distributed in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji on 19th Oct 2022 at Sri Suttur Math, Mysore.
The scholarship was conferred on 8 talented students from JSS Polytechnic and JSS Nursing School. Dr Jayadev Betkerur, dr. Akkamahadevi, Dr Sunitha Betkerur and others were present at the event. Dr Vasant Betkerur and Dr Mangala Betkerur joined the event virtually.
Mysuru, October 19, 2022: The JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science (Autonomous), Ooty Road, Mysuru, has announced the results of the Undergraduate IV & VI semester (Freshers & Repeaters) and II Semester (Repeaters) exams, held in September/October 2022.
The results are available in the college website http://www.jsscacs.edu.in or www.result.jsscacs.edu.in. Last date to apply for re-totaling and Photocopy is 22.10.2022, and last date to apply for revaluation is 28.10.2022.
Suttur, October 17, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Suttur arranged for a live online telecast of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sammelan on October 17, 2022, alongside organizing a program to commemorate World Food Day.
As part of the event, a millets cooking competition took place, with Smt. N. Jamuna Urs, a retired Home Scientist from ICAR JSS KVK, serving as the judge and chief guest. Smt. Urs shed light on this year’s theme for World Food Day, “Leave No One Behind.” She emphasized the need to address malnutrition and encouraged participants to strive for better nutrition and prevent food wastage.
Expressing her delight at the significant participation of women, Smt. Rajamma Madappa, the President of Biligere Gram Panchayat, encouraged women to make the most of the program and its offerings.
Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Head (Incharge) of ICAR JSS KVK, translated the address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the PM Kisan Sammelan. She highlighted the utilization of nano urea and the government’s initiatives to double farmers’ income, urging participants to take advantage of the Pradhan Mantri Atma Nirbhar Bharath scheme.
Sri Gangappa Hipparagi, the KVK Farm Manager, emphasized the importance of learning about nutritious food preparation and consumption.
Twelve women participated in the Millets Food Competition, which coincided with the celebration of World Food Day and International Millets Year 2023. The participants showcased their culinary skills by preparing a variety of millet-based dishes such as Ragi noodles, Kodo millet Kajjaya, Little millet Nippattu, Chakkuli, Foxtail millet Upma, and Ragi laddu.
Smt. Ratnamma Hosakote secured the first place, followed by Smt. Madhuri M. in second place and Smt. Sudha Hadinaru in third place. The winners of the millet food competition received well-deserved prizes.
The event saw the participation of Smt. Bhagya, Dharmastala Rural Development Program Officer, Self Help Group women, Daan Foundation SHG women, students from NOIDA University, and JSS KVK staff members. Dr. Vinay G.M., the Horticulture Scientist at JSS KVK, extended a warm welcome, and Smt. Netravathi Ettinamani skillfully managed the program.
Suttur, October 17, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Suttur organized a training and demonstration program on the ‘Drone Usage in Agriculture’ at its premises, providing valuable insights for farmers from nearby villages.
Sri Munish, the Chief Executive Officer of Multiplex Company, conducted a detailed session on the usage and benefits of drones in agricultural activities. He showcased the practical application of drones by demonstrating the spraying of nano urea over the paddy fields at the JSS KVK campus.
Explaining the capabilities of these drones, Sri Munish highlighted their ability to cover up to 50 acres in a single day, with each acre taking just 10 minutes to spray 140 ml of medicine. The use of nanotechnology in spraying ensures maximum effectiveness on the crops. Weighing approximately 14 kilograms, the drones carry a 10-liter tank of medicine, bringing the total weight to 25 kilograms. Guided by GPS directions, the drones can efficiently cover the targeted crop area.
Smt. H.V. Divya, the Senior Scientist and Incharge Head of JSS KVK, along with Sri Shamraj (Cultivation Scientist), Sri Vinay (Horticulture), and Sri J.G. Rajanna (Program Assistant – Soil Science), were present during the demonstration. They assured the farmers of their continued support in providing technical information and drone services.
The 2001-03 batch alumni of the JSS TC College, Suttur, had organized a ‘Guruvandana’ program. Heads of various departments of the College, teachers, and old students are seen in the picture.
Suttur, October 15, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra marked the National Women Farmers Day by organizing a program at its premises in Suttur, Nanjangud Taluk, aimed at raising awareness about the crucial role and participation of women farmers in agriculture.
The event included the felicitation of Smt. Mahalakshmi Prabhakar, a progressive farmer from B.C. Halli Village, Bannur Hobli, T. Narasipura Taluk. Smt. Mahalakshmi, who has been involved in dairy farming for 18 years, shared her success story and emphasized the potential for women farmers to become self-reliant through dairy farming. She highlighted her own achievements, including owning 18 cows and producing 160 to 180 liters of milk daily.
Sri D.T. Venkatesh, a Financial Literacy expert from SBI, provided insights into various life insurance schemes offered by the Government of India, such as the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana. He encouraged women farmers to obtain E-Shram cards to access additional benefits.
Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Incharge Head of ICAR JSS KVK, delivered a presidential address, recognizing the vital role women play in agriculture and their equal contribution alongside men. She emphasized the empowerment of women and the objective of encouraging more women to actively engage in agricultural activities.
The program witnessed the participation of over 45 women farmers, including progressive farmers Madappa and Basavanna from Ayarahalli Village, Narayan from Bannuru, as well as women members of the Kalmahalli, Jeemarahalli, Sonahalli Villages Milk Producers’ Cooperative Societies, and members of the Dhaan Foundation.