Udupi: Sode Mutt to Open Engineering College at Bantakal

The Hindu

Udupi, Jan 13: The Sri Sode Vadiraja Math Education Trust will be starting the Sri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management at Bantakal in Udupi district in 2010-11.

Rathnakumar, secretary of the trust, told presspersons here on Tuesday that the BE course to be offered in the institute would have computer science and engineering, electronics and communications, mechanical engineering and civil engineering. However, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course would be offered from 2011-12, he said. The institute had already got approval from the Visvesvaraya Technological University and the State Government. Approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was awaited. The institute would come up on a 10-acre plot belonging to Sode Vadiraja Math in Bantakal. The math had 70 acres of land at Vishwothama Nagar in Bantakal, he said.

Visvesha Tirtha Swamiji of Pejawar Math would be laying the foundation stone of the institute’s building on January 22. Home Minister V.S. Acharya, Higher Education Minister Arvind Limbavali and Vishwavallabha Tirtha Swamiji of Sode Vadiraja Math would be present, Mr. Rathnakumar said. Vice-president of the trust P. Srinivas Tantri, and advisers H.K.V. Rao and K. Damodar Aithal were present.

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  • B Raghavendrabhat, Udupi/Bangalore

    Sat, Jan 21 2012

    It is indeed heartening to know a young swamiji with lot of enthusiasm thinking rightly that only good and quality education shall take udupis name to new heights Every swamijis should on these lines.

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  • srinivas shettigar, kundapur

    Fri, Sep 3 2010

    It is a good opportunity for DK and udupi students, to have great career...

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    Sun, Aug 29 2010

    "Thumba santhoshada vishaya".
    Expecting some more educational
    institutes from muth.
    Best wishes to management.

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    Sat, Jul 3 2010

    good to know that sodhe mutt has started engineering college at bantakal .i am a devotee of sodhe mutt

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  • Ashok.R, Koteshwara

    Mon, May 10 2010

    Very glad to hear that one if the Udupi Mutts is ready to give very good education for the udupi dist students those who are not able to go outside..

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  • Dr.P.Devadas Rao, UDUPI/BANGALORE

    Sun, Jan 17 2010

    Very glad to hear that one if the Udupi Mutts is venturing into the field of Technical Education in Udupi, an important milestone for the alround developement if the region and need of the hour to help the talented creamy layer. Sarve Janah Sukhino Bhavanthu. Dr.P.Devadas Rao, Professor S.I.T. Mangalore

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    Wed, Jan 13 2010

    It is really a wonderful news for the students and teaching faculty from that region.It also helps to improve the infrastructure and facilities of other neighboring colleges under VTU and the salary levels of the teaching faculty. Please follow the facilities of MITE, Moodbidri and working and salary levels of PACE,Mangalore, you will excel in the field of engineering.Good luck to Prof.PKS

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