September 2022

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JSS High School students win the overall prize and get selected for district-level championships

Heads of various departments of the JSS High School, Suttur, and Physical Education instructor, seen with the winners of the taluk-level athletics championships of the school.

Suttur, September 26, 2022: The students of the JSS High School, Suttur, took part in the taluk-level athletics competitions conducted by the Department of School Education and Literacy, held at Nanjangud.

The details are as follows: Pavan Kumar – 100 (1st prize); Yashwanth – High Jump (1st); Shot Put (1st), Discuss Throw (1st – created record with registering a 21.99 m). Yashwanth has won the individual championship. Likhit – Long Jump (2nd); Deepak, Pavan Kumar, Karan, Yashwanth – 4×100 m Relay (1st);

Girls: Deepika – 600 m running (2nd prize), Long Jump (2nd); Abena – High Jump (3rd). The JSS High School, has won overall prize and the winners are selected to take part in the district-level championship.

The administrative officer, heads of various departments and teachers have congratulated the winners.

2022-09-27T11:31:04+00:00September 27th, 2022|

JSS sports enthusiasts selected for district-level competitions

Headmaster, teachers and physical education instructors of the JSS High School, Suttur seen with the winners of the taluk-level sports meet.

Suttur, September 24, 2022: The students of the JSS High School, Suttur, took part in the Taluk-level sports competitions, held at Nanjangud, organized by the School Education and Literacy Department and have been selected to district-level competition.

The details of the winners and categories are as follows: Rohith (1st place – Triple jump; 2nd – shot put; 3rd – discuss throw); M.C. Basavaraj (2nd place – 3,000 m running); T.S. Vinay (2nd – 200 m running); Yuvraj and team (3rd – 4 x 100 m. relay).

Girls: Meghana (1st place – 400 m running); Akumani (2nd – High jump); Rachanashri (2nd – Long jump, 3rd 200 m runing); Pavithra (3rd – Discuss throw); T.D. Harshita (3rd – 3,000 m running).

The administrative officer, Heads of various departments, Headmaster and teachers have congratulated the winners.

2022-09-24T08:25:07+00:00September 24th, 2022|

Suttur JSS school students selected for taluk-level Kalotsava

Students of the JSS High School, Suttur, participated in the Hobli-level Kalotsava program held at the Mallupura Govt. High School, in Nanjangud Taluk, and won prizes in various categories including Sanksrit and Hindi oration, Folk song singing, Bharatanatya, Mimicry and Folk dance competitions and won prize. They have been selected to take part in the taluk-level copmetitions. The students are seen with the Headmasters and other teachers of the school.

Suttur, September 23, 2022: The students of the JSS High School, Suttur, took part in various competitions in the Kalotsava competitions organized by the School Education and Literacy Department, Nanjangud, held at the Mallupura Government High School, and have won prizes in 20 different categories at the hobli-level competitions.

The details of the winners are as follows: PrajwalKumar (Sanskrit speech), M. Rohith (Hindi speech), Shantakumar (Folk song singing), Yogita (Bharatanatyam), T. Vishal (Mimicry), Meghana and team (Folk dance), they have won first prize in respective categories and have been selected for the taluk-level competitions.

Annapurna (Sanskrit chanting), B. Ramya (Light music singing), B.T. Chandana (Fancy dress), Pinku (Rangoli), Shivaraj Hiremath and Amithkumar (Quiz) – 2nd prize. Priyanka (English oration), P.J. Amrutha (Painting), Vijayalakhsmi (Speec) – 3rd prize.

All the above students also earned certificates for their participation.

The administrative officers, Heads of various departments, Headmasters and teachers of the school have congratulated the winners.

2022-09-23T08:07:56+00:00September 23rd, 2022|

“Live your life to please yourselves” – His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji

HH Swamiji was speaking at Satsang, organised in Virginia on 19th September 2022.

2022-09-22T05:48:11+00:00September 21st, 2022|

Lumpy Skin disease in cows: Don’t panic, be alert

Suttur, September 20, 2022: Lumpy skin disease among cows has spread widely among the livestock in several states of the country. As a result of this many cows are losing its lives. Farmers who are depending upon dairy farming are facing problems due to this.

The lumpy skin disease among cows first appeared in India in August 2019 in Orissa. It has spread to almost all the states now. This disease has appeared in Karnataka also from the last 3 years. However, this disease in our state was not fatal. But, several cows and oxen have lost its lives in states like Rajasthan, Gujarath, Maharasthra, etc., due to this disease. Farmers who are dependent on dairy farming are a worried lot as a result of this. However, if they try to know completely about the disease and take preventive measures and be a little careful they can prevent the livestock from the lumpy skin disease.

The lumpy skin disease is like Corona, which occurs through a virus. It belongs to the family of goat small pox family from the small pox virus. It is said that it has originated from Africa and has presently caused an alarm in Asia and Africa continents. This disease will spread from mosquitoes, wool, horse fly and other insects. The disease will also spread from from the disease affected livestock, its blood, saliva, fodder, water and infected areas.

Disease symptoms:
Fever and lumps will appear on the body of the animals 7-8 days after they are infected. Other symptoms include staying away from fodder, chewing, low milk yield, discharge from eyes and nose, swollen lymph nodes and limping. The size of the lumps will increase day-by-day and later they burse and oozing of puss will apear. Abortion will also occur among a few cows.

About 5% to 40% of the livestock in a farm might get infected from this disease. As a result of this the farmers might incur financial burden for its treatment. Other losses that they may face is death of livestock, decrease in milk yield,  abortions, stunt growth, etc.


The infected livestock should be separated from other animals as soon as this disease appears and it should be brought to the notice of the veternarian and other farmers. As it spreads through a virus treatment should be given based on the symptoms.

Infected cows/ oxen should be feeded with the mixture of 10 beetel leaves, 10 gm salt, 10 gm black pepper and 100 gm jaggery, three times in a day on the first day. From the second day, feeding of this mixture should be continued three times a day, till the lumps disappear.

A mixture of neem and tulasi leaves, 50 gm turmeric, 50 gm garlic and 500 ml neen oil should be applied on the lumps from which pus is oozing. It should be applied three times in a day.

This local home made medicine will reduce the impact of the disease upto certain extent. Hence, it is better to consult a veterinarian and continue the treatment.


Prevention and precautionary measures

  1. As informed earlier, separate the infected livestock from others
  2. Keep the infected cows/ oxen away from insects, mosquitoes and flies
  3. Don’t take them to the fairs or bring new cows/ oxen from the farm till the disease disappears
  4. Avoid visiting other farms and bring cows from otherh places or purchase
  5. Avoid allowing people who are in contact with other livestock, into the farm
  6. Keeping the stable clean will help in prevention of several insect diseases
  7. Use fans and mosquito nets in the stables
  8. Use neem leaves, incense smoke during evenings
  9. Use local methods like lakshman rekha, etc., temporarily to prevent trouble from flies
  10. Apply lime wash to the stable
  11. Use sanitizing methods like phenyle, bleaching powder, formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate (washing soda), boric acid and potassium permanganate.

Prevention of insects, mosquitoes and flies

The Lumpy Skin disease main occurs through insects, mosquitoes and flies. Hence measures to prevent them is essential. You can follow any of the following methods for its prevention:

  1. Spray or wash the bodies of the livestock with medicine comprising 1.25% Deltamethrin once in 15 days.
  2. Apply spot-on medicine comprising Flumethrin or Amitraz on the body of the livestock once in two months.
  3. Provide Ivermectin medicine tablets/ syrup/ injections once in a week for three weeks as per the instructions of the veterinarian.
  4. Along with following any one of the above mentioned procedure, bathing the cows/ oxen with soaps having Permethrin content daily and spraying 1.25% Deltamethrin medicine in the stable, till the insects disappear will provide good results.

The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), Barielly, in association with the National Horses Research Institute, Hissar has already developed a medicine named ‘Lumpy Provac Bharat Vaccine,’ which will be available in the market in the coming days. This vaccine is said to provide immunity against the lumpy skin disease among the livestock upto a minimum of one year.

In areas where the disease has spread widely, vaccine given to the sheep and goat pox is given, and it is said to be 60-70% effective.

Dairy farming provides food, economical progress and employment to many people in our country. Hence, the Govt. of India has already initiated several measures to prevent the disease. Along with it, if the farmers take measures to prevent insects, mosquitoes and flies and keep the stables clean, they can prevent the spread of lumpy skin disease.

Dr. Rakshit Raj U.M.
Subject Expert (Veterinary Sciences)
ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Mob. No.: 9908441186

2022-09-20T09:45:14+00:00September 20th, 2022|

“Love for mother country laudable”: HH Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji

His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji and Pontiff of the Udupi Puttige Math lighting the lamp to inaugurate the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Vidyaranya Kannada Federation, at a program held at Chicago, USA, on September 17. Sri Asha Gurudatt, Sri Srinivas Bhat and Sri Rajesh Krishnan are seen in the picture.


Gaithersburg, September 17, 2022: “Many Kannadiga families have migrated to USA for jobs. Though they are in a foreign country, their efforts in protecting and spreading our culture and heritage is really appreciable,” observed His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

He participated in the Satsang program held on September 17, at Chicago, USA, organized by the Vidyaranya Kannada Federation on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee celebrations. After inaugurating the program, in his blessings, His Holiness expressed his view that a small Karnataka could be seen in a faraway land due to the unity and interest to join together and celebrate Kannada and Kannada culture. “Kannada has a history of more than 1500 years. It is one among the ancient languages and one of the largest speaking language of the world. There are several Kannada sanghas in USA. However, the mission of all of these sanghas are the same. Vinobha Bhave had called Kannada script as ‘Rani Lipi’. The journey of Kannada language itself is very special. It is identified that Kannada language developed in three phases, namely, Halegannada (Old Kannada), Nadugannada (Middle age Kannada) and Hosagannada (New age Kannada). Kannada is a sweet language. The fame of enriching our language rightly goes to the Vachanakaras and Sharanas. Kannada is a language of common people. Kannada language helped me in dedicating myself in spirituality and god. Establishment of Kannada Sangha in the name of Vidyaranya, who is considered as the founder and guide of the historic Kannada dynasty Vijayanagara, is really special and commendable. It is indeed a matter of pride to know that it has completed 50 years and celebrating golden jubilee. I wish the Sangha continue to spread the essence of Kannada forever,” he blessed.

Sri Sugunendra Theertha Sripadangalavaru of the Udupi Sriputtige Math, in his blessings said it is very happy to witness the golden jubilee celebration of the Vidyaranaya Kannada Federation, at a place from where one of the great saint of the world Swami Vivekananda propagated Indian culture through his historic speech. The Vidyaranaya Kannada Federation is doing several special works here. Several Kannada sanghas are doing good works that has brought Kannada and Karnataka in to the limelight in this foreign land. In fact we all should be proud to say that great saints like Madhwacharya, Shankaracharya, and Shivasharana Basavanna were born in our State,” he observed.

Renowned playback singer Sri Rajesh Krishnan presented a few songs on the occasion. Federation President Sri Srinivas Bhat, Vice-President Smt. Asha Gurudatt were present.

While Sakhyanka J. rendered an invocation, Sohank J. accompanied on the musical instrument. Smt. Ramyarao mastered the program.

2022-09-20T04:46:03+00:00September 20th, 2022|

Poshan Abhiyan program at ICAR JSS KVK

Suttur, September 17, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Suttur, organized a Poshan Abhiyan and planting of saplings program, in association with the Agriculture Technicians Institute, Mysuru, under the IFCO initiative, at its premises in Suttur, in Najangud Taluk.

The program was organized as per the directions of the Union Agricultural Ministry, on the occasion of the 72nd Birthday celebrations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union Agriculture Minister Sri Narendra Singh Tomar addressed the gathering online. “Poshan Abhiyan program is being held in 713 Krishi Vigyan Kendras across the country today. More than 2 lakh vegetable seed kits and 8 lakh saplings are being planted as part of the program. Farmers should protect soil fertility by using nano urea, which also brings them more profits. If India wants to become self-reliant, agriculture should become self-reliant. Hence, farmers should adopt modern technology in farming practices,” he observed.

Dr. Mahanteshappa M., Joint Director of Agriculture Department (Retd.), Mysuru, and President, Agriculture Technicians Institute, Mysuru Chapter participated as the chief guest. In his address, he explained the objective of organizing the Poshan Abhiyan program and the significance of soil nutrients.

Sri Manoj, Field Officer, IFCO Initiative, in his address explained the difference between nano urea and general urea, yield, and soil fertility.

Dr. Nikhit, Veterinarian, Suttur, in his address, highlighted the lack of serum iron in girl children and explained the importance of consuming nutritious food and supplements. He also advised the participants to develop kitchen gardens and use self-grown vegetables for better health.

JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra Home Scientist Smt. Netravathi Ettinamani provided information about the significance of kitchen gardens, millets, and biofortified crops.

In his presidential address, Smt. H.V. Divya, Incharge Head, JSS KVK, and Senior Scientist observed that the number of plants and trees has declined over the years and advised the farmers and students to shoulder the responsibility of planting trees and looking after them. She also explained the main purpose of the Poshan Abhiyan program, which is to solve the problem of food nutrition, and advised the farmers to utilize the vegetable and greens seeds distributed to farmers, appropriately.

The chief guests planted saplings on the JSS KVK premises after the dais program. About 100 vegetable seed kits and vegetable plants were distributed to the farmers and students who were present in the audience.

Dr. Vinay G.M., Horticulture Scientist, JSS KVK, welcomed the gathering, and Sri J.G. Ramanna, Program Assistant (Soil Science), JSS KVK gave a vote of thanks. Smt. Netravathi Ettinamani mastered the program. Dr. Rakshit Raj, Veterinarian, JSS KVK translated the speech of the Union Minister from Hindi to Kannada.

Farmers, including both male and female farmers from Suttur and surrounding villages, teachers and students of the Gurumahanteshwara School, Hoskote, staff members of the Agriculture Technicians Institute, Mysuru Chapter, staff of the JSS Dasoha Bhavana, D.L. Mahadevappa of Danayakanapura, Chinnabuddhi, JSS KVK staff Sri Shamraj, Sri Gangappa Hipparagi, Sri Kumaraswamy, Sri Sundarraj, students from the NOIDA University and others participated.

2022-09-20T04:46:37+00:00September 20th, 2022|

“There is a boundless cultural relationship between India and Chicago”

Mysuru, September 17, 2022: “The cultural relationship between India and Chicago is boundless,” observed His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

His Holiness participated in the Satsang program organized on September 15, Thursday, at Chicago in the USA, and gave his blessings.

“Recalling Swami Vivekananda’s historical speech at Chicago, His Holiness Swamiji said even today, no cultural, literary, or traditional lecture programs or speeches won’t become complete without remembering that historic speech of Swami Vivekananda, held at Chicago. It is the land that presented the Indian culture to the entire world. It is the place that mesmerized the people of the world with the introduction of the feelings of brotherhood of India by Swami Vivekananda. Hence, Chicago is considered a special place,” he explained.

“There is only one god, but he has several names,” this is a statement given to the mankind by several visionaries, great saints, and sharanas. The poet Harihara told, ‘Satyavembude Haranu, Haranembude Satya,’ which means Truth is God and God is Truth. God is virtue embodied, and also formless. God is omnipotent and universal. God is everywhere,” he said.

“In certain circumstances, the efforts of human beings become zero in front of nature. Nature has that power. Belief is very important for man. Everyone on this earth is living today only on belief. We should sincerely remember god and engage in our works with earnestness. We should develop an attitude of ‘We’ instead of ‘I’. Everyone should respect others’ words and opinions. Adopting religion and spirituality will bring happiness,” he observed.

Retd. Judge Sri Eshwar Antina spoke on the occasion. Sri R. Mahesh presented the activities of the JSS Spiritual Mission. Sri Supriya Antina welcomed the guests. Sri Amit Kajjaragi gave a vote of thanks. Sri Shashidhar Kalluru, Kum. Dhyana, Dhanyun rendered an invocation.

2022-09-17T06:46:55+00:00September 17th, 2022|

HH Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji in USA

His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji visited the International Basava Kendra site, located at Mansfield, in Massachusetts, New England, on September 14. Kendra office-bearers Sri Channabasavagowda, Sri Eerappa Harabavi, Sri Rajanna Heggadahalli, Sri Prabhakar Chipyadi, Sri N.B. Patil and Sri Rajendra Mahadevappa, from New Jersey are seen in the picture.

2022-09-15T13:37:02+00:00September 15th, 2022|