Dr. Kambara to deliver Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE  tomorrow

Dr. Kambara to deliver Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE tomorrow

July 31, 2019

Mysuru: The  Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysuru, will celebrate its 57th Foundation Day on Aug.1 at 11 am in the Institute Assembly Hall. 

Dr. Chandrashekara B. Kambara, Jnanpith Awardee and President of Kendra Sahitya Academy, will be the chief guest and deliver the Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture. 

Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore, will Chair the Session. Prof. Y. Sreekanth, Principal, RIE, Mysuru will  be present. 

The Regional Institute of Education (erstwhile Regional College of Education) was established in 1963 with the primary objective of qualitative improvement of school education through innovative pre-service and in-service teacher training programmes and to undertake research, development and extension activities to the Southern Region. 

The Institute runs courses from Pre-primary to Ph.D levels. RIE has endeavoured to shoulder the responsibilities and challenges generated by changes in the educational scenario of the region consisting of the States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana,  Puducherry and Lakshadweep. 

The Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture Series was instituted in 1964 in memory of the valuable services rendered by the late Sardar Panikkar for the development of education in India.  As the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mysore, he had evinced deep interest in the growth of RIE, Mysore. Prof. K.M Panikkar began his career as University Professor and went on to serve as an Ambassador, a member of the States Re-organisation Commission, member of the Rajya Sabha, Vice-Chancellor of the Jammu & Kashmir University. 

Several eminent educationists such as Dr. V KR V Rao, Dr. M.G.K. Menon, Dr. Raja Ramanna, Justice Saldanha, Padmashri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao and many others have delivered Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lectures at RIE, Mysuru. 


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]