Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore a prestigious center of learning in the counrty was made to see the light of the day by none other than Jagadguru Shivarathreeswara Rajendra Mahaswamiji who was the 23rd Swamiji of the Suttur Mutt. After the demise of Rajendra Mahaswamiji, Sri Sri Shivarathreeswara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji has assumed office and he is now the President of the Vidyapeetha.
the duties and responsibilities of universities. They have to provide leadership in politics administration,professions,industry and commerce.They have to meet the increasing demand for every type of higher education, literacy and scientific, technical and proffessional. They must enable the country to attain,in as short a time as possible,freedom from want,disease and ignorance, by the application and development of scientific and technical knowledge. India is rich in natural resources and her people have intelligence and energy and are throbbing with renewed life and vigour. It is for the universities to create knowledge and train minds who would bring togather the two, material resources and human energies. if our living standards are to be raised, a radical change of spirit is essential."...Dr. S.Radhakrishnan
JSS Mahavidyapeetha is the primary body under which approximately 200-250 educational institutions have blossomed in a span of almost 60 years. These educational institutions include orphanages, old age homes, child care center, vocational training centers, technical college, medical college, schools etc. The Mahavidyapeetha has been a trend setter in the field of education in the sense that it encompasses education from the primary to the doctoral level. Under the able guidance of the President, the Mahavidyapeetha has expanded its ambit to include educational institutions in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, besides Karnataka.
The JSS Mahavidyapeetha has been instrumental in fostering the kind of education which touches our social and cultural roots. Like his illustrious predecessor, Sri Sri Shivarathreeswara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji also believes that while modernization of the education process is essential, it cannot by itself build a socially strong and morally ethical society. It is because of this belief that he encourages musicians, artistes, singers and other proponents of Hindu art and culture to spread the message of love, unity and brotherhood among the students as well as among the faculties of the institutions.
agadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara Mahavidyapeetha is the central body, that runs a system of over 200 educational institutions. Established by the foresight and vision of His Holiness Jagadguru Late Sri Sri Sri Dr.Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, the 23rd pontiff of Suttur Mutt, the Vidyapeetha runs institutions from the creche level to research institutions training Doctoral Scholars. The present pontiff, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Shivarathreeswara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji is the President of the J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha. Under his able direction and blessings many High Schools, several Colleges of Arts, Science and Commerce, a Medical College, two Pharmacy Colleges, a Dental College, two Engineering Colleges, Polytechnics, Industrial Training Institutes, a Law College, etc., are progressing. The present Pontiff with vision, enthusiasm, dedication and devotion to the causes dear to his illustrious predecessors, has been the driving force informulating the policies and programs in terms of widening J.S.S. Educational Network. Aptly, J.S.S. Vidyapeetha has been endorsed by many educationists as more than a University. Several thousands of students, teachers and employees derive benefit from this Vidyapeetha.
J.S.S. TECHNICAL EDUCATION SYSTEM
Bangalore is considered as one of the best locations for training quality Technical Manpower as it has good infrastructure in terms of industrial base; software development facilities, etc. Thus, keeping in view the demand for Technical Manpower at the National and Global level, J.S.S.A.T.E. has been established.
It may be noted that this Institution at Bangalore is managed and run by the same management, namely J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha, that runs Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore. The experience and expertise of JCE, Mysore would be available in establishing and running J.S.S.A.T.E. at Bangalore. The management aims at making this Academy an Institution of excellence in Technical education.
The objectives of this system are:
* To produce competent technical manpower to meet the needs of society.
* To train the students to meet the challenges of Technology and Development.
* To develop good entrepreneurial abilities among the youth.
The Technical Institutes that have been started by the J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha include:
* Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore
* J.S.S. Academy of Technical Education, Bangalore
* J.S.S. Polytechnic for Women, Mysore
* J.S.S. Polytechnics at Mysore and Nanjangud
* J.S.S. Community Polytechnic for Women, Mysore
* J.S.S. Polytechnic for the Physically handicapped, Mysore
* J.S.S. Industrial Training Institutes at Nanjangud, Chamarajanagar and Talavady
* SJCE-STEP - A Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park rendering services in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Consultancy and Continuing Education Programs
* J.S.S. Consultancy Trust
* Regional Centre - Nodal Centre for Entrepreneurship and Management Development
* J.S.S. International Institute of Professional Studies, Mysore
In the field of Women's Education also, the Mahavidyapeetha has not tagged behind. It has established a Women's Polytechnic with courses in Commercial Practice, Telecommunications, Costumes and Dress Design, Architecture, etc.
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