Work on PG Centre in Kodagu in progress: VC

Work on PG Centre in Kodagu in progress: VC

Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof T C Shivashankaramurthy has said that the PG Centre at Chiikkaluvara will be started from the next academic year. The PG Centre might become a university in the future.

Speaking at ‘Savinenapu’ programme organised by the Alumni Association of Field Marshal K M Cariappa in Madikeri on Sunday, he said that higher education is not given prominence in the country. To help the students, Mangalore University is setting up its PG Centre in Kodagu. The work on the PG Centre is in progress and the classes are likely to be commenced either in the month of June or July.

The programme was inaugurated by the first batch student Kettoleera Subbaiah. College Principal Prof B C Ponnappa said that several students who had  passed out from the college have excelled in life.

Alumni Association President N A Appayya said that the Association has around 350 members. The Association wants to enrol atleast 1,000 members. The University should help the College to get a state-of-the art stadium and a swimming pool. MLC M C Nanaiah, retired principal Pushpa Kuttanna who were also the alumni of the college were present. Alumni M P Chinnappa who had retired as a judge, ex servicemen Puttichanda Ganapathy and D A Dhananjay and Prof M D Nanjunda who had won best teacher award were felicitated.

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