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Presenting Mr.B.Seetharam Shetty
We are very happy and delighted to present Mr.B. Seetharam Shetty, retired principal NJC Barkur...as our Personality Of the Month at the launch of our new home page.
14th January 1940 as the 3rd son of Cahmpady Patel Veeranna Shetty and
Bhagirathi Shedthi at Dodda hadi mane of Kumragodu Village, Brahmavar.
He had his primary education and higher primary education at St.Antony's
Higher Primary School, Pandeshwar, Sastana. He joined the Govt. Hr. Pry.
School, Barkur for the 8th Std. and he continued his high school
education at National High School, Barkur. He completed his P. U. C. and
Graduation at Sahyadri College, Shimoga and he got his Master's Degree
in Political Science from Karnataka University, Dharwad.
completing his education he joined Malnad High School, Vandse, Kundapur
as graduate assistant and he served there for just one year before
starting his marathon innings of 35 years of service in Barkur under
various capacities. First 9 years as graduate assistant at National High
School, Barkur and then 26 years as PRINCIPAL at National Junior
College, Barkur since its inception. During his service as Principal not
only he enjoyed good name and fame, but also involved himself in many
activities and served many associations in various capacities.
the governing council member of the Syndicate Agricultural foundation
for about 15 years, advisory committee member of The Krishi Vijnana
Mahithi Kendra (Agricultural Science & Research Center) of Brahmavar.
Also served as the President of Udupi Taluk Principal's Association of
Junior Colleges. Secretary of east-while DK Dist. Private Managements
Jr. Colleges Principal's Association. As an active Lion, he served as the Secretary/President of the Lions
Club, Barkur-Brahmavar. He also served
as the Zone Chairman and Dist. Chairman in Lion Dist. and Administrator
of Lions Eye hospital of Kota, sponsored by Lions Club, Barkur-Brahmavar.
He is serving as the President of
the local committee of the All India Co-coordinated Project, which is
sponsored through Bharathiya Vikas Trust, Manipal. The trust has
sponsored Hosala Village of Barkur for development and has initiated
He is the member of Nethravathi
Vikasa Vahani Club of Barkur, which is exclusively meant for the
agricultural activities of the locality. The club is working for the
agricultural improvement by conducting seminars, demonstrations, field
visits, educating the people to go for rain water conservation
techniques, making farm ponds, bunds, check dams etc.
Retired in the year 1998, Mr.
Shetty has involved himself in various social service activities besides
his main activity of agriculture. He is the vice president of the
"citizens forum" of Brahmavar-Barkur, which is keenly
interested in beautification, maintaining the tourist spots properly,
providing facilities for the Barkur Railway Station and to encourage the
youth to start small-scale industries. Presently he is the correspondent
of National Pre University College, which is run by Barkur Education
Society; Secretary of Anitha Education Society, Kokkarne, which is managing one Teacher's
Training College and three Higher Primary Schools.
Mr. Shetty is happily married to
Smt. Hemavathi Shetty and blessed with three daughters Anitha, Amitha
and Preetha and grand children Pavan, Priya, Vibha and Anusha. Out of
his three daughters, Mrs. Preetha is an Associate Professor in the
College of Dental Surgery, Dharwad thereby continuing the legacy of her
father's profession of TEACHING.
At this juncture we all at
Barkur.com wish Mr.Seetharam Shetty a happy retired life filled with
Barkur, located in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka, India. 576 210
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