The Information Vehicle (Prasara Rath), for His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s Jatra Mahotsav was ceremoniously flagged off on December 29, 2023, Friday, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. The picture captures the esteemed pontiffs of Kundur Math, Neelakantaswamy Math, and Salur Math, alongside Shri S. Shivakumarswamy, Secretary, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Shri S.P. Udayashankar, Administrative Officer, JSS Institutions, Suttur, as well as Jatra Mahotsav conveners, devoted followers, and talented students of performing teams from the JSS school.”
JSS High School, Suttur, Hosts Successful Cluster-level Educational And Science Expo during Jatra Mahotsav
Dr. Mahadevaprasad, Dr. Mallikarjun, Prof. Siddaramaiah, Prof. Mahadevaswamy, Prof. Vijayaguru Manjunath, Shri Shivanand, Shri Nagarajachar, JSS Mahavidyapeetha Education Officer Shri N. Renukaswamy, Subject Inspection Officer Shri S.C. Channabasappa, Shri H.S. Nagaraju, Coordinating Officer Shri G.L. Tripurantaka, Assistant Coordinating Officer Shri Veerabhadraiah and heads of various departments of the school are seen in the picture.
Suttur, December 28, 2023: JSS High School in Suttur proudly organized a Cluster-level Educational and Science Expo as part of the vibrant jatra mahotsav. The event kicked off with a futuristic touch as robots welcomed attendees, setting the tone for an exciting and innovative program.
More than 140 diverse models, covering subjects such as food and nutrition, social science, biology, agriculture, physics, chemistry, mathematics, sports, and languages, were on display. These models, meticulously crafted by students from various JSS schools in the Suttur Cluster, showcased their creativity and knowledge across a wide range of disciplines.
The exhibition highlighted the students’ proficiency in different fields, emphasizing their understanding and practical application of various subjects. Out of the impressive 140 models, 41 were selected for further recognition and will be prominently featured in the upcoming Educational and Science Exhibition scheduled for February 2024 in Suttur.
Distinguished panelists, including Dr. Mahadevaprasad, Dr. Mallikarjun, Prof. Siddaramaiah, Prof. N. Mahadevaswamy, Prof. Vijayaguru Manjunath, Shri Shivanand, Shri Nagarajachar, and Shri Aralikatte Rajappa, provided valuable insights and expertise, enhancing the overall evaluation of the displayed models.
Key figures and officials present at the event included Shri N. Renukaswamy, Subject Inspector Shri S.C. Channabasappa, Shri Nagaraju, Coordinating Officer Shri G.L. Tripurantaka, Assistant Coordinating Officer Shri Veerabhadraiah, and Dr. H.M. Mahesh. School Headmaster Shri K.N. Swamy, along with Shri G. Shivamallu, Shri Ma.Gu. Basavanna, Shri G.M. Shadakshari from JSS Mahavidyapeetha, and guiding teachers actively contributed to the expo’s success.
The vibrant atmosphere, innovative models, and enthusiastic student participation contributed to the overwhelming success of the expo. This exhibition not only celebrated academic achievements but also fostered a spirit of inquiry, creativity, and a passion for learning.
Suttur, December 22, 2023: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Suttur marked a significant milestone today with the distribution of four new paddy varieties as alternatives to the Jyothi variety. Following successful cultivation by local farmers, a field day was organized at Gurulingegowda’s paddy field in Biligere Village, Nanjangud Taluk.
The event featured a dais program at JSS KVK, where Shri Ravi, Assistant Agriculture Director, emphasized the importance of disease-resistant varieties. Farmers were advised to implement precautionary measures, including seed treatment and the application of medicines, to enhance yield.
Dr. H.B. Manoj, Paddy Variety Scientist of V.C. Farm, shared insights on preventing diseases and pests in paddy crops. Farmers expressed their preference for the ‘Sahyadri Kempu Mukti’ and ‘KMP 220′ varieties due to their disease resistance and increased height compared to the Jyothi variety.
Progressive farmers Sri Shankarguru and Gurulingegowda, along with Scientist Dr. Manoj and Senior Scientist and Head of JSS KVK Smt. H.V. Divya, inaugurated the program. Dr. Manoj highlighted the features of the KMP 220 variety, emphasizing the positive results obtained in farmers’ fields.
In her address, Smt. H.V. Divya commended farmers for their keen interest in adopting new varieties. She provided insights into the characteristics of the newly introduced red paddy varieties, including KMP 220, Sahyadri Kempu Mukti, and Kerala Agriculture University’s Shreyas and Pournami varieties.
Farmers, considered agro-scientists in this context, actively participated in the selection process, providing information about yield, market prices, and plant characteristics post-harvest. The participating farmers evaluated the paddy varieties, with ‘Sahyadri Kempu Mukti’ receiving the highest score, indicating its suitability for the region.
Dr. Y.P. Prasad orchestrated the program, with JSS KVK Scientists Sri Shamraj and Shilpa, and over 20 farmers, both male and female, from surrounding villages in attendance.
This initiative not only empowers local farmers with alternative options but also fosters collaboration between farmers and agro-scientists, contributing to the sustainable development of agriculture in the region.
Heads of various Departments of the JSS High School, Suttur, Shri G.L. Tripurantaka, Shri Sampath, Shri G. Shivamallu, Shri M.G. Basavanna and Physical Education Instructor seen with the winners in various tournaments of the JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet.
Suttur, December 22, 2023: The JSS High School, Suttur earned highest number of prizes in the 3-days JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet held in Suttur, on the occasion of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Shri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s Punyaradhane, and bagged the ‘Overall Prize.’
Boys: Akshaykumar (100 m, 1st place); Omprakash Mehto (100 m, 2nd; 200 m, 1st); Mahantesh (800 m, 2nd); Darshan (800 m, 3rd), Ganesh C. Chintkal (Javelin Throw, 1st); Chritosingh (2nd) and 1st place in 4×100 m running.
Group sports: The school topped in Kho-Kho, Mahantesh was declared as the ‘Best Player,’ and won cash prize.
In boys category, the school earned a total of 35 points and won ‘Overall Prize.’
Girls: Keerthana M. (200 m 1st); Sakshi C.P. (2nd); Meghana (400 m, 3rd). In 1500 m running Boramma won 1st place, and Kasturi won 3rd prize.
In Disc thrown, Hakammanmi (1st); Javelin Throw (Yayabi, 1st), Brunda (2nd) won prizes. In High Jump Hakamanmi won 1st prize and in 4×100 m relay she won 2nd prize.
Group sports: The school teams won in Kho-Kho (2nd), Throw Ball (3rd prize).
In girls category the school secured 35 points and won ‘Overall Prize,’ and 1st place in Parade.
Heads of various Departments and teachers have congratulated all the winners.
Suttur, December 21, 2023: The JSS Higher Primary School, Suttur, bagged the highest number of prizes in the Overall Prize and emerged as the Overall Prize winner, in the 3-days JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet, held at Suttur, as part of the commemoration of Dr. Shri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s Punyaradhane.
Boys: Kanjang Bam (100 m running, 1st place), Sharathkumar (100 m running, 1st), Laishram Macson (200 m 3rd), Nitin S. (400 m, 1st), Moyirang Tem Bheetaraj Maiti (400 m, 3rd), Basavaraju K.S. (600 m, 1st), Gunasheetal (2nd), Mallikarjun N. (Disc throw, 1st) and shot put (2nd place). In high jump Kanjang Bam secured 1st place and 2nd place in long jump. He also secured 1st place in 4×100 m. relay.
Group sports: The school secured first place in Kabaddi (Nitin S., ‘Best Player).
In Boy’s category, Kanjang Bam earned 13 points and emerged as the Individual Champion.
The boys team earned 50 points and took away the Overall Prize.
Girls: Lakshmi A.H. (100 m, 1st place; 200 m, 1st; 400 m 1st); Shreya R.H. (2nd). Sushan Mary (600 m running 1st place).
In shot put Chariti (3rd place). In Disc thrown Habana (1st), Chariti (2nd). In high jump Anuradha K.M. (2nd), Chaitra N.H. (3rd place) and 1st place in 4×100 m. relay.
In girls category Lakshmi A.H., emerged as the Individual Champion by securing 15 points.
In Girls group sports, the school secured first place in Kabaddi. Habana emerged as the ‘Best Player.’
The girls earned 46 points and bagged ‘Overall Prize.’ The school also secured first place in parade.
Heads of various departments of the school and teachers have congratulated the winners.
“JSS College and Krishna Raja Police Station Join Forces for ‘Prevention of Drug Abuse’ Awareness Program”
Mysuru, December 21, 2023: In response to the escalating global issue of substance abuse, JSS College of Arts, Commerce & Science, in collaboration with Krishna Raja Police Station, organized a crucial awareness program on “Prevention of Drug Abuse.” The event, held on December 20, 2023, at the Seminar Hall of the college, marked a significant contribution to the ongoing “Crime Prevention Month.”
Circle Inspector Mr. K C Nagegowda from KR Police Station took the stage, addressing an audience of over 120 postgraduate students. He shed light on the prevailing crime rates in Mysuru, highlighted various types of drugs found in the region, and passionately called on students to unite with the police force in combating crime and substance abuse in the community.
Prof. B V Sambashivaiah, the esteemed Chief Executive of JSS College, played a pivotal role in advocating for the proactive involvement of youth in crime prevention. In his address to the students, he underscored the importance of saying “No” to the use of drugs right from the outset, emphasizing the crucial role that young individuals play in creating a safer community.
Dr. S Prathibha, the Principal of JSS College, contributed a unique perspective to the discourse by discussing the presence of alcohol content in Indian food culture and its significance. This broader conversation enriches the understanding of substance use within societal practices.
Dr. Kumudini Achchi skillfully compered the event and extended gratitude during the vote of thanks, symbolizing a collective effort in tackling the critical issue of drug abuse.
The collaborative initiative between JSS College of Arts, Commerce & Science and Krishna Raja Police Station reflects a dedicated commitment to raising awareness and fostering community engagement in the fight against substance abuse. Such proactive measures are essential to building a safer and healthier society.
Mysuru, December 21, 2023: In a remarkable display of talent, Ananya R.V., a 3rd year B.Sc. student of JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, clinched the first prize in the 28th Annual Inter-College State-level Debate competition. The event, held in commemoration of V. Narayanrao as part of the Anniversary of Sahitya Sangha, took place at Annapurna Nilaya of The Anathalaya Sasmthe in Mysuru. Ananya R.V. was awarded a prestigious rolling shield in recognition of her outstanding debating skills.
Simultaneously, Dhemantha Bhatta, a 2nd year B.Sc. student of the college, demonstrated exceptional proficiency by securing the 2nd place in the State-level Mrudanga competition.
The achievements were lauded by the college’s leadership, with Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College, expressing pride in the accomplishments of the students. Dr. S. Pratibha, the Principal, and Dr. C.R. Madhusudan, the Cultural Convener, joined the teaching and non-teaching staff in extending their heartfelt congratulations to Ananya R.V. and Dhemantha Bhatta.
The college takes immense pride in nurturing and showcasing the diverse talents of its students and looks forward to continued success in various fields.
Karnataka Olympic Association President Emphasizes the Importance of Sports in Stressful Lives at JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet
Shri Sukesh Hegde, International Kabaddi Player inaugurated the 3-days JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet organized in commemmoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Shri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, at Suttur, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Dr. K. Govindaraju, President, Karnataka Olympic Association and PHIBA Asia-India Basketball Federation, MLC and Chief Minister’s Political Secretary, and others are seen in the picture.
Suttur, December 17, 2023: Dr. K. Govindaraju, President of the Karnataka Olympic Association and Chief Minister’s Political Secretary, delivered a compelling address at the inaugural function of the JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet in Suttur, highlighting the significance of sports in alleviating stress in our lives.
Dr. Govindaraju urged students to prioritize sports alongside their academic pursuits, emphasizing the need for specific goals and determination. Stressing the vital role sports play in maintaining good health, he encouraged students to engage in at least one hour of sports activities daily.
Expressing gratitude for being part of the event, Dr. Govindaraju commended the JSS Institution for not only providing education but also instilling good culture in students. He acknowledged the success of numerous JSS alumni who have achieved top positions nationally and internationally.
In a generous gesture, Dr. Govindaraju announced an annual cash prize of Rs.50,000 and a memento for the top two sports performers in the sports meet. Furthermore, he expressed a commitment to establishing a basketball academy in Suttur to promote sports participation among local students.
The sports meet was inaugurated by Shri Sukesh Hegde, an International Kabaddi player, who praised the disciplined parade of participants. Hegde expressed pride in the growing recognition of Kabaddi as a sport in India, with the government reserving jobs and providing encouragement for sports persons.
His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, in his blessings, stressed the importance of sports becoming an integral part of everyone’s life. He encouraged students to value sports as much as their studies, citing the positive impact on enthusiasm, mental health, and physical well-being.
The event included the presentation of the pledge to Kum. Bhavana, a State-level sports personality of JSS PU College, Veerarajipura, and Shri M.K. Somashekar, Physical Education Instructor. Dignitaries such as Shri Venkatesh, Director of the Sports Division at the University of Mysore, were present at the event.
The program, which began with an invocation by JSS School students, featured welcoming remarks by Shri Lokeshappa, a vote of thanks by Shri L.M. Nandish, and skillful coordination by Shri D.M. Siddalingaswamy. The participating sports teams paid homage to the guests with a guard of honour. Approximately 3,500 students are participating in various sports during the three-day sports meet.
Suttur, December 20, 2023: In collaboration with the JSS Science and Technology Knowledge Resource Centre, the JSS Mahavidyapeetha, in partnership with the Science and Technology Department and UR Satellite Center of ISRO, organized the ‘Space on Wheel Exhibition’ on December 19, 2023. This engaging exhibition took place at the JSS Educational Institution’s premises in Suttur, aiming to enlighten high school and PU students about the wonders of space.
The exhibition, a collaborative effort to promote space science education, featured interactive displays and informative resources. Students had the opportunity to explore various aspects of space exploration, fostering a deeper understanding of the cosmos.
In conjunction with the exhibition, a program titled ‘India International Science Festival-2023’ was held at 11:00 am, generously sponsored by the UR Satellite Center, ISRO. The event provided a platform for students to delve into the exciting realm of scientific discoveries and innovations, further encouraging their interest in science.
The ‘Space on Wheel Exhibition’ and the ‘India International Science Festival-2023’ program reflect the commitment of JSS Mahavidyapeetha and its partners to promote science education and spark curiosity about space exploration among the youth.
Suttur, December 20, 2023: The JSS Mahavidyapeetha had organized a three-days JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet in commemoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Shri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s Punyaradhane, at Suttur from December 17 to 9, 2023. The results of various sports events are as follows:
Primary School Category
Individual Prizes: Kum. Kanjang Bam (13 points) and Kum. Lakshmi A.H., (15 points) of the JSS Higher Primary School, Suttur, have earned prizes in the Individual category.
Team Prize: The JSS Higher Primary School, Suttur, earned overall 50 points in the boys category and 46 points in girls category and bagged the prize.
High School Division
Individual Prizes: In boys category Kailas, of the JSS Public School, J.P. Nagar, Mysuru secured 15 points and in girls category Kum. Kritkalakshmi, of the JSS Public School, HSR Layout, Bengaluru earned 10 points and bagged the prizes.
Team Prize: The JSS High School, Suttur secured 35 points in boys category and 35 points in girls category and won the team prize.
Individual Prize: In boys category, Harish A.J. of JSS PU College, Doddakadanuru earned 10 points and in girls category Kum. Manya of the JSS PU College, Chamarajanagara secured 10 points and earned Individual prizes.
Team Prize: In boys category, the JSS PU College, Doddakadanuru and JSS PU College, Malur secured 18 points each and earned Team prize jointly. In girls category the JSS Women’s PU College, Chamarajanagara secured 31 pints and won the Team prize.
Individual Prize: In boys category Arjunraj B.K. of the JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, earned 10 points and Kum. Rushali of the Sri Jayachamarajendra Engineering College, Mysuru, earned 10 points and claimed the Individual positions.
Team Prize: The JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty secured 34 points in boys category and the JSS Women’s College, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru earned 28 prizes and bagged the Team prizes.
Parade and Prominent Sports Division
Parade: The JSS School, Suttur, secured 1st position in Primary School and High School divisions. In the PU College division, JSS Women’s PU College, Saraswathipuram and in the Degree College division the Sri Jayachamarajendra Engineering College secured first positions.
Kabaddi: The JSS Higher Primary School, Suttur secured the first place in both boys and girls category. Nitin and Habana emerged as the Best Players in boys and girls categories respectively.
Kho-Kho: In High School division, the JSS High School secured the first position in boys category, and Mahantesh emerged as the Best Player. In the girls category, the JSS High School, Kalkunike secured first place. Sahana H.S. emerged as the Best Player.
Volleyball: In the High School division, while the JSS Boys High School, Chamarajanagara secured the first place, Nagesh P., of the Devalapura School emerged as the Best Player. In Throw Ball, the JSS High School team of Sargur emerged as the toppers. Parinata B., of the Mysuru Public School earned the Best Player award.
In the PU College, Boys Volleyball and Ball Badminton categories the JSS PU College, Ooty Road, Mysuru secured the first position, Nagabhushan and Keerthikumar K., won the Best Players awards. In the girls Throwball and Ball Badminton tournaments, the JSS Women’s PU College, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru secured the first place and Harishta A.N., and Madalambika of the College emerged as the Best Players.
In the Degree College Boys Volleyball category, the JSS College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ooty Road, Mysuru emerged in the top place, and Vedith of the Sri Jayachamarajendra Engineering College, Mysuru emerged as the Best Player.
In Badminton tournament, the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Nanjangud secured first place, and Shivaprasad C.S. was declared as the Best Player. In Girls Throwball category the JSS Women’s College, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru team secured the first place, and Jenenina Kuthinha of the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, was declared as the Best Player.
In Ball Badminton the JSS Women’s College, Kollegal secured first position, and Sinchana T.S. was declared as the Best Player.
Officials of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Heads of all the JSS Schools and Colleges, and staff members have congratulated all the winners.