Mandya Government College to get University status
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Mandya Government College to get University status

June 15, 2020

Mandya: The Government College (Autonomous) of the city will be soon be upgraded and conferred the status of University, said Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C.N. Ashwath Narayan on June 12.

Speaking to press persons after inspecting the working of the Government College, he said: “In 2015, the State Government had conferred the status of University to Mandya Government College (Autonomous), but due to some technical issues, the process could not be completed. Now, as Cabinet has given its approval, Vice-Chancellor will be appointed to the University very soon.”

“Contribution of Education Department officials, Elected Representatives, Deputy Commissioners, Lecturers and other staff members of the College is immense, as a result of which the College is getting University status. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa hails from Mandya district and he is always ready to take up development works in the district. In Mandya, a number of prominent persons including K.V. Shankaregowda have worked in the field of education sector and we need to work together to take it to a new level. Currently, over 4,000 students are studying in this college. Lecturers and other staff members should come forward to make this University a better place,” he said.

Chairman of the College and MLA M. Srinivas, Education Department Officer Pradeep Prabhakar, Deputy Commissioner Dr. M.V. Venkatesh, ASP Shobharani, Special Officer of the University Prof. Ningegowda, College Principal Dr. Mahalingu and others were present during the Minister’s visit.

3 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Mandya Government College to get University status”

  1. Hello, hello! says:

    In about 10 years time, Karnataka will have more universities than colleges! Mysuru has already 3, a few more will be in the pipe line.
    With all these universities , why students still seek admissions to universities in US, England, NZ, Australia, Canada etc..? Is it because, they want to escape India?

  2. Simpleton says:

    Quality of Education is more important than quantity. India may have lot of Universities but how many of them provide quality education?

  3. Hare Krishna!! says:

    @Hello, hello!
    It is worth reading the following report from a New Zealand Radio journalist about Indian students swamping that little country in thousands, just to escape Modi’s India!
    Read: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/the-wireless/374084/why-are-so-many-indian-students-coming-to-new-zealand
    Despite Mysuru and India combined having literally a few thousand colleges and universities, Indian students are swamping all Western countries, in very large numbers. The bearded supremo and know-all Modi can boast about his country’s progress. But these many numbers of students, doing anything to escape his country is a damning indictment of what India is today.
    It is not only students, but those trained in IT sweatshops like Infosys, Wipro etc.. and they want to escape too. An advertisement about IT specialists in any Western country draws hundreds of thousands of Indian applicants, all sending their resumes ( CVs) claiming all kinds of skills. Then there are medical graduates and even post graduates who are churned out by medical universities like the one in Mysuru, and they too would rather work as locums or doctors in temporary positions in Western hospitals than to practice in India. Many of them also do odd jobs, unconnected with their education and training, just to survive to live in the Western countries. One wonders, about the wisdom of creating more universities and churning out yet more of these frustrated young men and women.

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