Sri. H.M Gangadhariah
Sri Siddhartha Education Society
The year 1947 saw India win its freedom. The nation had to be rebuilt from ruins to achieve its former glory and regain its rightful place in International scenario. Education was acknowledged as main trust area. Late Sri H.M Gangadharaiah, a staunch Gandhian and Buddhist, decided to address this cause. He envisioned an educational establishment which will disperse the seeds of knowledge and build a more intelligent society.
Sri Siddhartha Education Society (S.S.E.S) was established in the year 1959 with the warm blessings of the father of Bhoodan movement, “Saint Vinobha Bhave” with the objective of providing education to the student community coming from rural areas and backward classes.
Today SSES is considered among Karnataka’s Premier educational establishments. Highly regarded for its excellent infrastructure and quality faculty, it is widely recognized among India’s academic circle. Led by Dr. G. Shivaprasad, a postgraduate and an eminent apthalmologist and Dr.G . Parameshwara, a Doctorate in Agriculture from Australia, SSES continues to march forward on the ideals set by their father, Late Sri Gangadharaiah. Their commitment to nation building remains the same. SSES has 84 educational establishments under its aegis spread across the southern part of Karnataka. Institutions including Engineering College, Medical College, Dental College, College of Education, First grade College, TCH College, College of Nursing, Junior Colleges, Training Institutions. Sanskrit Schools, Pali Schools and Number of High Schools in several districts in Karnataka State. These educational Institutes Promote excellent training from primary schooling to professional course and also helps to preserve the ancient heritage of india. Its Silver Jubilee was celebrated in the year 1984 with the then Hon’ble President of India, Sri Giani Zail Singh as the
|Dr. G. Shivaprasad
M.B.B.S, D.O.MS, MS, F.O.CA
Sri Siddhartha Education Society
|Dr. G. Parameshwara
MSc.(Agric),Ph.D.(Australia), MISPP, MISTE
Sri Siddhartha Education Society
- Sri Siddhartha Medical College
- Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology
- Sri Siddhartha Dental College
- Sri Siddhartha Institute of Management Studies
- Sri Siddhartha Center for Media Studies
- Sri Siddhartha College of Education
- Sri Siddhartha First Grade College
- Sri Siddhartha College of Nursing
- Sri Siddhartha Institute of Business Management
- Sri Siddhartha D.Ed College
- Sri Siddhartha Nursery Teacher’s Training Institute
- Sri Siddhartha Industrial Training Institutes
- Sri Siddhartha Junior Colleges
- Sri Siddhartha High Schools
- Sri Siddhartha Sanskrit School
- Sri Siddhartha Pali School
- Sri Siddhartha Higher Primary School
- Sri Siddhartha Convent School
- Sri Siddhartha College Hostels
- Sri Siddhartha School of Nursing
Modern communication has largely shaped the global village, awareness and understanding has gone global. Media communication is an effective method to generate peace on earth through awareness, understanding and thereby establishing harmony. It is the endeavor of SSCMS to take the first step towards this ultimate ideal.
Advances in media, technology and society has posed several challenges in our contemporary times in terms of social inequality, freedom of expression, democratization of information and invasion into the privacy of individuals. SSCMS aims at establishing a meaningful role in seeking solution to these issues through participative teaching, specialized training and exhaustive research in the field of media.
Sri Siddhartha Centre for Media Studies
• Affiliated to Tumkur University
• A recognized Research Centre of Mangalore University
Situated in the 65 acre clean, idyllic campus of SSIT, SSCMS has carved a niche for itself in the area of media studies and research. SSCMS is housed in a spacious building, amid lawns, ornamental plants, and paved pathways. The building contains all the facilities that a top-notch media training institution needs. The proximity of Tumkur to Bangalore, the IT hotspot of India is an added advantage for students when it comes to internships, field visits, and placements.
SSCMS is the right academic space to become a seasoned media professional. Within a few years of its establishment SSCMS has evolved into a top-notch media school by applying technology in an innovative and creative way on human minds having a flair for the media. At SSCMS learning is participative and interactive activities which include group discussions, seminars, producing lab journals and workshops. Academic life in SSCMS is a convergence of curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities. SSCMS is a Wi-Fi enabled campus with an uninterrupted Internet connectivity which will make your learning a borderless experience.
‘Shikshana Bhishma’ late Dr. H M Gangadharaiah, a staunch Gandhian, and Buddhist established Sri Siddhartha Education Society (SSES) in the year 1959 with the warm blessings of the father of Bhoodan movement, Saint Vinobha Bhave, with the objective of providing education to the students’ community hailing from the different backgrounds.
Secretary: Dr G Shivaprasad, M.B.B.S, D.O.MS, MS, F.O.CA
Eminent ophthalmologist, he is the secretary of Sri Siddhartha Education Society (SSES). He shoulders the responsibility to steer all the institutions of the society along the lines envisaged by his father. An authority on Buddha and his philosophy, excellent orator and a great teacher, Dr. G Shivaprasad is also the Director of Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC), one of the well known medical colleges in Karnataka.
Joint Secretary: Dr G Parameshwara, M.Sc (Agric), Ph.D, MISPP, MISTE
He holds Ph.D in Agricultural Science from Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Australia. He was also a fellow of the Indian Institute of Agricultural Technology. Able leader, reformer, facilitator, motivator and a down to earth pragmatist, he believes that education must have practical applications to be valuable. He is the Joint Secretary of SSES. For Dr Parameshwara, good education is imperative for the welfare of humanity. Sri Siddhartha Centre for Media Studies (SSCMS) is the brainchild of Dr G Parameshwara. Being an active politician he is the president of KPCC.
Administrative Officer: DR. Y. Munivenkata Reddy
Former Principal and Present Administrative Officer for Sri Siddhartha Institute Of Technology. Served as longest Engineering College Principal for 241 months which is recorded in India Book of Records on 10 th October, 2013. Mr Y M Reddy was a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of Institution of Environmental Engineering (India), Chartered Engineer (India), Fellow of Management Research Program. He also holds the record for maintiang up-to-date Diaries from 1964 till date which is recorded in Limca Book of Records 2013. Mr. Reddy is a Rajyotsava Awardee in Education in 2014 Tumkur District.
Words from Joint Secretary
It’s a pleasure to welcome you to SSCMS for pursuing higher education in M.S Communication and M.Sc in Electronic Media. SSES became one of the premier educational centers in the country with the support and blessings of many well-wishers and friends. A single school establishment in the late 1950s has now grown into nearly 100 schools and professional colleges ranging from Medical, Dental, Nursing, Engineering, Management school, and SSCMS which is exclusively for Media studies.
Media education is all about practice with the right amount of theoretical knowledge. At SSCMS you will get a chance to home your skills using the labs and studios. The much needed theoretical foundation will also be given. The library is well stocked with media books, English and regional newspapers and magazines. State of the art of TV Studio has become a common feature in media schools.What sets the SSCMS TV studio apart is the fact that it is also a full-fledged production house. You will also have the opportunity to take part in the numerous ongoing production activities. Radio Siddhartha-93.2 FM, the community radio station also helps the students to voice their talent through air.
Computer assisted language learning is made possible through the establishment of Language Lab.
Siddhartha Sampada, is the arena for practicing the techniques required for the print media, especially reporting, writing, editing and pagination.
The centre is also the recognized Research Centre of Mangalore University. I am sure that this will take the Centre to new heights in terms of both academic and professional growth.
I hope that the advanced facilities we have will give an impetus to new ideas and instill in you the courage to face challenges with confidence and do well in life.
I take this opportunity to welcome you to Siddhartha family.